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Technical Writer with Java or C++

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TITLE: Technical Writer II
JOB ID: 14400-1
START: 5.18.15
END: 7.17.15
DURATION: 2 months
LOCATION: Seattle

DESCRIPTION:
We are looking for an outstanding technical writer to help us deliver documentation for new APIs, devices, and services for the client's developer community. You will be responsible for the creation of programming documentation including conceptual overviews, developer guides, detailed API documentation, and sample code. Your documentation will be used by external developers and business owners.

Job Responsibilities
To be successful in this role, you will be a first user of our APIs, services, and documentation, putting yourself in the developer's shoes and understanding what the developer needs to achieve.
You need to be a self-starter who interacts with product development teams on your own to get the information that developers need.
You should be comfortable documenting code written in languages such as Java or C++, and be well-versed in web services (such as REST or SOAP).

Basic Qualifications
Bachelor's Degree in Technical Writing, Computer Science, English, or related field or equivalent work experience.
3+ years experience writing documentation for a developer audience.
Experience architecting, writing, and editing technical documentation for software developers.
Experience with web technologies, including JavaScript.
Reading competency in a modern programming language such as Java or C++.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications
Passion and affinity for developers.
Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, constantly-changing environment.
A proactive and open-minded attitude to resolving problems and delivering results.
Excellent organizational and multi-tasking abilities.
Experience writing for translation into multiple languages.
Strong attention to detail and obsessive about technical accuracy.
Aptitude for creating, maintaining and adhering to standard processes and style guides.

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