Senior Technical Writer | Cloud Services | Perm or Contract

  • Location

    New York City

  • Sector:

    Software Engineering

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Contract to $120/ hr

  • Contact:

    Kiel O'Mara

  • Contact email:


  • Duration:


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  • Consultant:

    Kiel O'Mara

My client is a $40m+ raised Series B data platform. They have created a unique and scalable technology that enables us to broaden the spectrum of datasets used to measure and model markets around the world.

I'm looking for a Senior TW, skilled in enterprise cloud services.

What You'll Do:

  • Evaluate existing documentation sources for their effectiveness
  • Write clear, concise, and compelling documentation for a variety of both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Collaborate with customer-facing stakeholders to create written tutorials for getting started with their features and for specific use cases
  • Generate user guides, programming guides, systems diagrams, release notes, and technical white papers for internal and external audiences
  • Help define the content strategy for our developer portal
  • Work closely with engineering, product, QA, and client teams to ensure coverage, quality, and accuracy of the content
  • Help define internal documentation process to ensure content stays up-to-date

What You'll Bring:

  • 5+ years' experience writing technical documentation for enterprise cloud services
  • Proven skills writing accurate, clear, and concise documentation
  • Practical experience in topic-based writing, minimalism, and scenario-driven development
  • Knowledge of API reference and other types of developer documentation
  • Experience with RESTful APIs, JSON, Python, Swagger or a similar framework, code commenting tools, Git, and source code repositories preferred
  • Experience in designing, building, and maintaining web sites is a plus
  • Familiarity with documentation frameworks such as Sphinx, Slate
  • Familiarity with big data, data engineering, financial data, and data vendors is a plus

On Offer:

  • Salary to $180k - Contract up to $120/ hour
  • Strong benefits - Permanent only