Technical Writer

Job Type:
Permanent
Areas of Expertise:
Programming and Development
Region:
USA
Area:
Maryland
City:
Rockville
Posted:
29-Jan-18
Company:
Bethesda Softworks
Job Ref:
Technical Writer

Technical Writer

Division: Bethesda Softworks | Department: Platform | Location: Rockville , MD, US

Bethesda Softworks is seeking an experienced Technical Writer to join our digital publishing team, Bethesda.net. This role will be tasked with writing, editing, and maintaining an internal set of technical documentation and its repository, in coordination with a management team. The technical writer will work closely with product owners, producers, engineers, and technical leads to manage priorities and gather the requisite information for development of high-quality, thorough software technical documentation.

Responsibilities:

  • Draft, edit, finalize, and internally publish technical documentation outlining the use, integration, and management of Bethesda.net software systems
  • Generate and ensure accuracy of workflow and architecture diagrams
  • Structure and lay out documents accounting for brevity, accuracy, and navigability by end users
  • Communicate and coordinate regularly with team leads to review and edit documentation prior to publication
  • Use Confluence to organize, streamline, and maintain internal documentation repository
  • Improve the internal Developer reference site for ease-of-access, logical organization and display of information, and increased usability for end users
  • Provide advice on how to best organize and maintain quality documentation as systems evolve
  • Proactively solicit, gather and manage stakeholder and customer feedback
  • Interface with departmental leadership to ensure technical documentation goals are identified and met   
  • Work with product teams to gather the requisite information to build integration guides

Requirements:

  • 5+ years of software technical writing experience
  • Proven efficiency in delivering comprehensive, accurate technical documents within time constraints
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field
  • Experience working on multiple documents during a single sprint
  • Proven ability to design and write technical documentation targeted to a software engineering audience
  • Experience documenting cloud architecture and complex online software systems
  • Experience documenting web service APIs and SDKs

Desired Skills:

  • Experience with Confluence
  • Experience creating various types of workflow diagrams
  • Knowledge of software development
  • Knowledge of AWS technologies and concepts
  • Experience working in Agile, SCRUM, or other dynamic work environment(s)
  • A passion for gaming 

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