Job Listing Description

Documentation Engineer/Technical Writer

Description:
PDS Tech, Inc. is seeking a Documentation Engineer/Technical Writer, in Menlo Park, CA.

Summary:
  • Responsible for the quality, discoverability and accuracy of the content, for both internal and external technologies.
  • You will do hands-on research and obtain necessary technical content from subject matter experts while translating it into clear, concise, structured documentation.
  • This means sometimes you are documenting something yourself, sometimes you are editing contributed content from someone else, and other times you are fixing and reorganizing existing documentation.
  • In addition, you may also have opportunities to do some coding and project management for various documentation requests.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • BA/BS degree in computer science, technical writing, physics, mathematics, or chemistry, or equivalent experience preferred. Associates at minimum. 
  • 3+ years experience in writing, technical documentation, and/or developer outreach for a developer audience.
  • 2+ years experience with a programming language, such as C++, C#, Java, PHP, Python, Objective-C, etc.
  • Experience writing, proofreading and editing.
  • The ability to produce and organize content with a clear flow.
  • Experience with authoring tools such as XML, HTML, Markdown, Adobe Photoshop, and Illustrator.
  • Experience programming, using the command-line, trying out user interfaces, and working with prototype software or hardware in test environments.
  • Experience meeting multiple, tight deadlines.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience developing training materials (slides, handouts, instructor notes) for a developer audience.
  • Experience working with infrastructure services in a large scale, distributed systems type environment.

Education:    

  • BA/BS degree in computer science, technical writing, physics, mathematics, or chemistry, or equivalent experience.
  • Associates at minimum with equivalent experience.

 
Job Number: 1910100414
Job Location: Menlo Park, CA
Duration: 6 months
Input Date: 04/09/2019
Firm Name: PDS TECHNICAL SERVICES
Attention: Eren Polanco
Address: 300 E JOHN CARPENTER FWY STE 700
City, State: IRVING, TX 75062
Phone: 214/647-9600
800 Phone: 800/270-4737
Fax Phone: 214/647-9630
Website: https://pdsjobs.force.com/candidates/job_detail?id=a1i1T0000033c3EQAQ&URLSource=cjhunter

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