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Note: By applying to this position you will have an opportunity to share your preferred working location from the following: Sunnyvale, CA, USA; Seattle, WA, USA.

Qualifications

Minimum qualifications:

  • ¬†Bachelor's degree or equivalent practical experience.
  • 4 years of experience in technical writing, product documentation, or online publishing.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience with HTML and managing files in a CMS with proficiency in a Linux environment.
  • Experience writing for engineers and technical project managers.
  • Ability to write in a range of styles and tones from highly technical to conversational prose.
  • Ability to navigate ambiguity and manage competing priorities in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to take initiative with excellent communication and teamwork skills.

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 will assist in developing New Product Introduction (NPI) hardware and data center deployment documentation to support Google's expanding infrastructure needs. You will work with Engineers, Technical Project Managers, and other Technical Writers to create high-quality documentation to support deploying Google's compute and data center infrastructure.

Behind everything, our users see online is the architecture built by the Technical Infrastructure team to keep it running. From developing and maintaining our data centers to building the next generation of Google platforms, we make Google's product portfolio possible. We're proud to be our engineers' engineers and love voiding warranties by taking things apart so we can rebuild them. We keep our networks up and running, ensuring our users have the best and fastest experience possible.

Responsibilities

  • Manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced, constantly changing environment.
  • Write, publish, and maintain high-quality documentation and online content.
  • Conduct audience analysis and cater documentation deliverables to the audience‚Äôs needs.
  • Work closely with Engineers to create product requirements documents (PRDs), design specifications, deployment/installation guides, and product briefings.
  • Develop training and e-learning material to support Engineers.

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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.

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We welcome and encourage people who are expecting and/or parents-to-be to apply to this or any other role at Google.

Google is a global company and, in order to facilitate efficient collaboration and communication globally, English proficiency is a requirement for all roles.

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