Senior Technical Writer

Orlando, FL 32819

Post Date: 05/30/2018 Job ID: 164700 Industry: Information Technology Pay Rate: $45.00

Job Description:

The Senior Technical Writer will help document systems to share information and encapsulate tribal knowledge.

This involves capturing tacit knowledge and publishing it across the teams.

Collaborate with the engineering team and translate code into usable documentation for other groups of engineers, complete with detailed explanations and code samples.

Write and enhance user and developer guides, including reference materials, tutorials, API, Microservices documentation.

Organize and audit the documentation library to keep information relevant over time.

Provide structure and support for developers writing technical documentation, champion good documentation habits, and help people focus on the most important things to document.

Develop new templates and document types to meet the evolving needs of the company.

Establish standards, style guides, and best practices for documentation. Help promotes company-wide knowledge sharing practices. 

Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, English, Technical Communications, or a related field.

A minimum of 5 years of experience as a technical writer or information developer.

A minimum of 2 years of experience creating API, Microservices, architectural, and other engineering-focused documentation.

Experience working in a software development environment.

Familiar with the software development lifecycle and Agile processes.

Good foundation in programming, API design, and software architecture.

Experience with source control and bug-tracking systems.

Proven ability to learn new systems and develop product expertise quickly.

Competency with HTML and JavaScript.

Experience with various forms of documentation delivery technologies, including XML and wikis. Pluses

Able to read source code, especially in C-like languages (C++, C#, Java, JavaScript, etc.).

Experience with Confluence and Rally.

HKA Enterprises is a global workforce solutions firm. If you're seeking a new career opportunity or project experience, our recruiters will work to understand your qualifications, experience, and personal goals. At HKA, we recognize the importance of matching employee goals with those of the employer. We strive to seek credibility, satisfaction, and endorsement from all of our applicants. We invite you to take time and search for your next career experience with us! HKA is an EEO Employer who participates in the US Citizenship and Immigration Services E-Verify Program.

Patrick Brickhouse


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