API Technical Writer Axeda Corporation
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED Axeda Corporation, the global provider of the most advanced cloud-based service and software for managing
connected products and implementing innovative M2M applications, is seeking an experienced, talented, and motivated Technical Writer to help document its software, SDK, and Cloud/SaaS platform solutions.
In this role, you will collaborate with a top-notch team of writers, developers, test engineers, and product owners to create, update, and deliver SDK and product documentation for the innovative Axeda product suite and platform.
The successful candidate will have strong technical writing skills (including impeccable written and verbal communications skills, grammar skills, and interpersonal skills) and experience writing and publishing API/Web services documentation for a developer audience, as well as documentation for a user audience, such as online help systems and reference, user, and installation guides.
This is your ideal role if you:
have 3+ years in the Technical Writing field, and have successfully designed, written, and delivered developer-oriented documentation efforts for complex, enterprise-scale, remote connectivity and management software applications
have experience working with a programming language such as Groovy, C#, Java, etc., including creating sample programs (in XML, JSON, and/or REST) to include in user-facing documentation
have strong technical aptitude, time management, and organizational skills, and are able to multitask and function independently with minimal direction as well as work as part of a team
enjoy getting into technical details and writing to a technical audience, and like to learn!
Ability to articulate basic concepts and uses of API and Web services (including WSDL, XML, SOAP, JSON, and REST); basic understanding of HTTP request-response protocol; and basic understanding of W3C XML Schema (XSD)
Ability to quickly understand our technology and software products and use this knowledge to author developer-focused documentation
Strong technical writing skills with experience designing, writing, and delivering API/SDK/Web services documentation
Proficiency with Adobe Framemaker, Adobe RoboHelp/RoboHTML, and Oxygen (or other XML development/authoring tool)
Experience with Adobe tools suite and various graphics programs, such as Corel Paint Shop Pro
Nice to have: Experience authoring and publishing for a CMS (such as Magnolia); experience working with documentation plug-ins and implementing integrations between doc repository systems
A voracious learner and detail-oriented writer who is able to get the facts, and write and edit high-quality documentation
Enjoy the challenge of working within an innovative, fast-paced environment, and strive to contribute quickly
Able to adapt to changes in priorities, projects, and processes with equanimity
A rapid and motivated self-learner; must be able to learn new skills and technologies quickly and show interest in proactively learning new concepts and technologies to improve documentation quality
A creative problem solver with excellent decision making skills
Interested in participating actively in documentation and product planning discussions, and contributing to the continuous improvement of documentation standards, tools, and processes
Bachelor degree (or higher) in Technical Writing, English, or related technical discipline. Ideal candidate will have experience B.S. or higher in EE, CS, or equivalent
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