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Title: Technical Writer (Contractual)
Date Posted: 2017-05-09
Location: Palo Alto, CA
Employment Type: Part Time, Contract Duration 3-4 Months


In this role, the individual would be responsible for creating technical manuals, operating instructions, how-to documents, FAQs, and support documentation. Collaborate with different teams in collecting content and requirements.

Job Responsibilities:

- Create customer facing API documentation
- Work with technical staff and customer management teams to organize supporting documents
- Revise company policies, procedures, and technical documentation for clarity and formatting
- Use drawings, Visio diagrams, charts and imaging to enhance content delivery
- Standardize all content across different organizations

What you'll need to succeed:

- 5+ years' experience as a technical writer
- Bachelor's degree in English, Technical Writing, Computer Science, or related field
- Experience working with remote teams
- Demonstrated experience writing API and online documentation
- Ability to work autonomously and manage competing deadlines
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Preferred but not required

- Experience with payment services industry (Payment service providers, aggregators, credit card processing, etc.)
- Experience with Java
- Experience documenting REST APIs

What we offer:

At Emergent, you'll have the opportunity to work with top talent in a fun and challenging work environment. Our work culture is characterized by open communication and transparency. Our employees enjoy an increased level of autonomy in their roles, wear multiple hats to accelerate their learning and can work a flexible schedule to balance the demands of work and life. We are located in Palo Alto within 0.3 miles of the California Ave Caltrain. Our employees tell us we offer some of the best benefits including competitive pay, performance based bonuses, generous stock options, full medical, dental and vision benefits, 401k plans, tuition reimbursement, free snacks, drinks, regular team events and much more.

How To Apply

Qualified applicants should do the following: Send your resume and a cover letter summarizing how your background matches the requirements to the email address below. Let us know how you heard about this opportunity as well as your salary requirements. Please put the job title in the subject line of your email.

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Company: Emergent Payments
Contact person: Not mentioned
Contact information: jobs@emergentpayments.net