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Our Customer’s mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. Through their family of apps and services, they are building a different kind of company that connects billions of people around the world, gives them ways to share what matters most to them, and helps bring people closer together.

We are seeking a Technical Writer on a contract basis to help support our customer’s business needs. This role will be part of a technical writing team responsible for the quality, discoverability, and accuracy of developer-focused content for both internal and external technologies.

What You’ll Do:

  • Hands-on research and obtaining necessary technical content from subject matter experts while translating it into clear, concise, structured documentation.
  • Documenting something yourself, editing contributed content from someone else, and fixing and reorganizing existing documentation.
  • Coding and project management for various documentation requests.
  • Create and maintain internal and external documentation for technologies and tools used by our clients.
  • Work closely with engineering, product, and support teams to ensure the quality, discoverability, and accuracy of the content you create and develop.
  • Design, write, and edit technical and process documentation.
  • Navigate through multiple platforms such as web, iOS, and Android.
  • Create and maintain code sample fragments and sample apps.
  • Write and test simple sample code.
  • Read and understand sample code.
  • Use command line tools

Must-Haves:

  • 3+ years experience in writing, technical documentation, and/or developer outreach for a developer audience.
  • 2+ years experience with a programming language such as JavaScript, Objective-C, C++, PHP, Python, etc.
  • Experience testing and writing API documentation for developer audiences.
  • Experience writing, proofreading, and editing.
  • Experience producing and organizing content with a logical flow.
  • Experience with authoring tools and technologies such as XML, HTML, Markdown, Adobe Photoshop, and Illustrator.
  • Experience programming, using the command line, trying out user interfaces, and working with prototype hardware in test environments.
  • Experience meeting multiple deadlines.
  • Basic knowledge of programming.

Education:

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

Hours & Location:

  • M-F, 40 hours/week. This role will be 100% Remote.

All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be legally authorized to work in the United States and are required to have US residency at the time of application.

Perks are available through our 3rd Party Employer of Record (Available upon completion of waiting period for eligible engagements)

  • Health Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k, FSA, Commuter Benefit Program
  • Accrued PTO: Up to 15 days per 12 months on assignment
  • New Child Benefit: Up to $4,000 for the birth or adoption of a child while on assignment (conditions apply)

Please note: In order to create a safe, productive work environment, our client is requiring all contractors to be fully vaccinated according to the CDC guidelines (please inform your employer if you need a medical or religious exemption). Prior to onboarding, contractors will be required to attest that they are fully vaccinated. Boosters are required to be received by March 28, 2022, or six months after receiving the final dose of the original vaccination series, whichever is later.

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