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API - Technical Writer

  • Location: Mountain View
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 17 days ago

  • Expiry Date: 02 September 2022
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​Job Description:

  • We are looking for a talented technical writer (12-month contract) to help create and build out our technical and non-technical documentation for a new SDK product. You will report to the Director of Knowledge Management and Learning and be a core part of the product operations team.

  • To be successful in this role you are motivated and ready to thrive in the fast-paced culture of a dynamic, growing global company.

  • You are highly effective at communicating highly technical documentation to diverse audiences. We are looking for a self-starter who thrives under pressure and enjoys team successes.


  • Manage the end-to-end documentation process including authoring, editing, reviewing, publishing and maintaining content.

  • Plan, schedule, and track documentation work to meet product release dates and client deliverables.

  • Gather customer feedback on documentation to improve usability.

  • Monitor metrics on the usage of documentation.


  • Bachelor Degree in Education or related work experience


  • Must have 5+ years of technical writing experience, preferably in a technical domain.

  • Experience working with Agile/Scrum software development teams.

  • Working knowledge of basic office tools, including MS Office, Jira, Confluence, Google Docs/Drive, Slack, screen shot technology.

  • Experience working cross-departmentally to communicate the nuts and bolts of a product.

Must have Soft Skills:

  • Excellent English written and verbal communications.

  • Proven ability to develop comprehensive and accurate documentation and clear and useful content for analysts and/or Engineers.

  • Proven ability to work independently, collaboratively, and lead multiple projects/tasks in a cross-disciplinary team.

  • Flexibility to adjust to an evolving role and steady change within our fast-growing company.

Nice to haves (bonus skills - these are not required, but are a plus):

  • Knowledge of Python, DITA, Visual Studio.

  • Experience using graphical tools including Photoshop, Gimp / Inkscape – Illustrator.

  • Experience in Ad Tech.

  • Experience working with a CMS

About ASK: ASK Consulting is an award-winning technology and professional services recruiting firm servicing Fortune 500 organizations nationally. With 5 nationwide offices, two global delivery centers, and employees in 42 states-ASK Consulting connects people with amazing opportunities

ASK Consulting is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all associates.