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CyberCodersSan Jose, CA9/26/2018
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This position is open as of 9/26/2018.

Senior Technical Writer (Enterprise Software)

If you are a Senior Technical Writer (Enterprise Software) with practice, 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 prosperous candidate will author technical documentation for an audience of software developers and business professionals. This is a key function 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 expertise 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 uscapability 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 practice documenting enterprise software

•practice writing documentation from scratch. Keen interest in technology, eager to lgain new technologies and new programming languages. The capability to be a self-starter and to take a project and run with it. Excellent writing and editing expertise.

•practice 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 expertise / practices 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 practice using source control to manage docs.)

•Very strong computer expertise, both UNIX and Windows. Strong knowledge and background in web technologies (HTML, JavaScript, REST, and so on). practice working with engineers.

•Nice to Have: Some programming practice. JavaScript practice, including Node.js. Database practice highly desirable. Search engine practice. Familiarity with JSON. Python practice. Java practice - XQuery, XPath, and/or XSLT practice. XML knowledge and practice(You can read code and sometimes even write it.)

•practice with FrameMaker and/or other popular technical writing tools

What's In Information technology for You

•Competitive income
•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 endlessPTO
•Discounted Pet Insurance
•Discapability and Life Insurance
•Commuter Benefits, Retirement Plans, and Shopping discounts
So, if you are a Senior Technical Writer (Enterprise Software) with practice, please apply today!

Required expertiseEnterprise Software Documentation, Unix Operating Systems, Markdown, DITA XML, Windows, JavaScript, HTML, Rest, Node.js, database practice

If you are a good fit for the Senior Technical Writer (Enterprise Software) position, and have a background that includes:
Enterprise Software Documentation, Unix Operating Systems, Markdown, DITA XML, Windows, JavaScript, HTML, Rest, Node.js, database practice and you are interested in working the following job types:
Information Technology, Engineering, Professional Services
Within the following industries:
Computer Software
Our privacy policy: Your resume and information will be kept completely confidential.
Looking forward to receiving your resume through our website and going over the job in more detail with you!

CyberCoders, Inc is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer

All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, discapability, 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.

Job Requirements

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

Job Snapshot

Base Pay $130,000.00 - $150,000.00 /Year
Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Information Technology, Engineering, Professional Services
Education 4 Year Degree
practice At least 5 year(s)
Manages Others Not Specified
Relocation No
Industry Computer Software
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID JG2-1484433

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Company Overview

CyberCoders
CyberCoders, a division of On Assignment, is a leading permanent placement recruiting firm. Through our innovative technology and efficient recruiters, CyberCoders helps find the right candidate fast.Founded in 1999, CyberCoders is built on a success oriented culture. Above all - we know both candidates and clients want quality and they want Information technology now. No other recruiting firm can offer Cyrus, our proprietary technology built to search smarter and quicker, matching the best applicant to the right job.Every year, thousands of top professionals trust our more than 350 recruiters to find them the best jobs with today's leading companies. We deliver quality results for all types of positions including technology, finance, engineering, sales, executive, marketing, accounting, scientific, legal and operational positions across all industries nationwide.
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