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Note: Google’s hybrid workplace includes remote and in-office roles. By applying to this position you will have an opportunity to share your preferred working location from the following:

  • In-office locations: Seattle, WA, USA; Beverly Hills, CA, USA; New York, NY, USA; San Francisco, CA, USA.
  • Remote location(s): United States.


Minimum qualifications:

  •  Bachelor's degree or equivalent practical experience.
  • Experience in technical writing, product documentation, or online publishing.
  • Experience working in collaboration with software engineers on a daily basis.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience producing excellent technical documentation for a developer audience.
  • Experience with HTML, markdown, or in a Unix environment.
  • Experience with or interest in Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence.
  • Ability to read and understand source code written in Java, C++, Python and/or JavaScript.
  •  Ability to navigate ambiguity, support multiple projects, and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.

Technical writers communicate complex information clearly, concisely and accurately, and without relying on jargon. As a technical writer, your role involves tasks such as writing conceptual overviews and procedures, reading and writing example code, or updating help center queries and FAQs. Technical writers play a big part at Google. They are a key link between engineers, marketing associates, developer advocates, as well as all the external users and developers, tying together many vital but disparate parts of the Google ecosystem.

You develop complex, in-depth communications for internal and external audiences and manage projects that involve coordinating multiple junior writers.

In this role, you'll create content targeted to other engineers. The audience might be third-party developers for platforms such as Android or Google Cloud, or internal engineers working on a variety of Google technology.

Google Cloud accelerates organizations’ ability to digitally transform their business with the best infrastructure, platform, industry solutions and expertise. We deliver enterprise-grade solutions that leverage Google’s cutting-edge technology – all on the cleanest cloud in the industry. Customers in more than 200 countries and territories turn to Google Cloud as their trusted partner to enable growth and solve their most critical business problems.

Additional Information

(Colorado only*) Minimum full-time salary range between $110,000 - $118,000 + bonus + equity + benefits. *Note: Disclosure as required by sb19-085 (8-5-20) of the minimum salary compensation for this role when being hired into our offices in Colorado.


  • Work with a wide range of roles to build and deliver a great information experience for Cloud AI, and help customers solve problems with Google technologies. 
  • Research, write and maintain high-quality technical documentation and online content for a variety of audiences, targeting key customer sets and user scenarios.
  • Collaborate with other writers and other functions (e.g., Product Managers, UX, Customer Engineers, Solutions Architects, etc.) to research customer needs, plan and prioritize content to meet those needs, and then execute the plan.
  • Manage documentation projects and own the cross-product strategy at multiple levels.
  • Balance engaging priorities in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.

Google is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. See also Google's EEO Policy and EEO is the Law. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know by completing our Accommodations for Applicants form.

To all recruitment agencies: Google does not accept agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, Google employees or any other organization location. Google is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

To learn more about US requirements around COVID vaccination requirements for Google workspaces, read our Vaccination Entry Policy.

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