Senior Technical Writer (Enterprise Software)

Company: CyberCoders
Location: San Jose , California, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 08.NOV.2018

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Minimum Required Skills: Enterprise Software Documentation, Unix Operating Systems, Markdown, DITA XML, Windows, JavaScript, HTML, Rest, Nod...

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Minimum Required Skills: Enterprise Software Documentation, Unix Operating Systems, Markdown, DITA XML, Windows, JavaScript, HTML, Rest, Node.js, database experience If you are a Senior Technical Writer (Enterprise Software) with experience, please read on! What You Will Be Doing Are you passionate about solving complex business problems and real world challenges? Do you thrive in a dynamic start-up work environment that constantly pushes you to be the best you can be? Are you ready to work with motivated colleagues and veteran entrepreneurs who strive for excellence in everything they do? Define the future of Financial Systems by innovating at the juncture of technologies of Blockchain and Big Data. Blockchain is the core of the technology that underpins cryptocurrencies. This new financial revolution is changing how any financial instrument like securities, derivatives, etc. are traded and settled in Wall Street and around the world. Blockchain's mathematical verification of underlying data simplifies audit and regulatory compliance and reduces billions of dollars spent in these functions. Financial institutions are looking to leverage big data solutions as systems of record for risk analysis and decision-making more now than ever before. If you are looking for an opportunity to join a talented team in a great start-up environment, we would like to talk to you! The successful candidate will author technical documentation for an audience of software developers and business professionals. This is a key role given that the company is launching a new flagship product. •You believe that the word 'technical appears first in the title 'technical writer' for a reason. •You love explaining how technology works and know that with complex systems, good documentation makes the difference between users floundering and succeeding. •You have strong technical skills and love learning new technologies. •You like to collaborate, and judge your success by the overall success of the team. •Your Day Every day brings new adventures while helping launch some of the most advanced technology solutions for the global financial markets. In a typical day, you'll: •Collaborate with developers, product managers, and other writers. •Wrestle with Git, GitHub, and our documentation publishing toolset. •Spin up a Linux container or virtual machine and take a new product feature out for a test drive. •Research writing assignments using a variety of sources including: trying out the feature, reviewing issues, code, and commit messages, and interviewing subject matter experts. Write and publish world-class technical documentation using Markdown and DITA XML. •Write developer documentation for MarkLogic Server, including explanations of complex developer tasks - •Write server and client API documentation, including development of code samples in Golang, Java, REST, Python, Node.JS and/or other scripting languages •Work closely with engineers and other technical staff to understand the technology and provide usability feedback •Plan, schedule, and complete complex documentation projects •Work closely with the product, becoming a subject matter expert on assigned features •Bring a customer and developer perspective to the product development process by participating in design and QA reviews •Create clear conceptual, procedural, and API reference documentation What You Need for this Position •6+ years of experience documenting enterprise software •Experience writing documentation from scratch. Keen interest in technology, eager to learn new technologies and new programming languages. The ability to be a self-starter and to take a project and run with it. Excellent writing and editing skills. •Experience writing documentation for complex technical products. (You know how to explain the contents of a huge configuration file in such a way that a system operator sees configuration as a tractable task.) •Desired Skills / Experiences Facility with the UNIX operating system. (You know how to tell what processes are running and how to list hidden dot files. You are comfortable in a UNIX shell.) •Knowledge of Markdown, DITA XML, or other markup languages that allow you to create documentation in flat text files. (You understand why flat text files are preferable for technical documentation because you have experience using source control to manage docs.) •Very strong computer skills, both UNIX and Windows. Strong understanding and background in web technologies (HTML, JavaScript, REST, and so on). Experience working with engineers. •Nice to Have: Some programming experience. JavaScript experience, including Node.js. Database experience highly desirable. Search engine experience. Familiarity with JSON. Python experience. Java experience - XQuery, XPath, and/or XSLT experience. XML knowledge and experience(You can read code and sometimes even write it.) •Experience with FrameMaker and/or other popular technical writing tools What's In It for You •Competitive salary •Stock Options •Health, dental, and vision insurance •401k benefits •Diverse, passionate, and skilled co-workers •Casual working environment •Weekly company lunches •Quarterly company outings •Flexible UNLIMITED PTO •Discounted Pet Insurance •Disability and Life Insurance •Commuter Benefits, Retirement Plans, and Shopping discountsSo, if you are a Senior Technical Writer (Enterprise Software) with experience, please apply today! Applicants must be authorized to work in the U.S.Please apply directly to by clicking 'Click Here to Apply' with your Word resume! Looking forward to receiving your resume and going over the position in more detail with you. - Not a fit for this position? Click the link at the bottom of this email to search all of our open positions. Looking forward to receiving your resume! CyberCoders CyberCoders, Inc is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Your Right to Work - In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire. Copyright © 1999 - 2018 . CyberCoders, Inc. All rights reserved. - provided by Dice

Enterprise Software Documentation, Unix Operating Systems, Markdown, DITA XML, Windows, JavaScript, HTML, Rest, Node.js, database experience - Enterprise Software Documentation, Unix Operating Systems, Markdown, DITA XML, Windows, JavaScript, HTML, Rest, Node.js, database experience

 
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