Looking for Technical Writer(Software Developers/ Ex- Developers are Preferred)

Applozic , Anywhere · applozic.com · Full-time employment · Programming

At Applozic, we're building tools for developers to integrate real-time engagement in their apps. Our core constituency is developers, and as a Technical Writer you’ll help write and maintain the primary learning resources and documentation for our developer community.We're looking for a technical writer to guide and execute on the vision of our documentation. As our first technical writer, you will be the primary owner of our documentation. You will be responsible for designing the information architecture, layout, and strategy of our documentation. You will be expected to be creative, making calls on how to simplify, better explain, or organize concepts.

You will also be hands on in executing on the vision, producing how-to guides, tutorials and support Developers who rely on Applozic for their real-time engagement infrastructure. These technical resources will concern all parts of the Applozic product, including key concepts, Applozic SDKs and APIs, as well as infrastructure and security specifications.You will be expected to learn complex information about the product and distill it in a simple and logical manner. You should have at least some experience building documentation for a technical product in the past.

Documentation We Like :We thought we'd share some documentation that we like, so you can be well-aligned on the type of result we're striving for.

  • https://docs.dagster.io. We like Dagster's docs for its brevity, clarity, and its ability to explain complicated topics simply.

Your Responsibilities

  • Design and execute on the end-to-end vision for Applozic user documentation.

  • Work with Technical Leadership,  Engineers to produce and maintain world-class documentation, including: User Guides, Integration Guides, API Developer Guides and In platform documentation

  • Work closely with the broader team, refining standards and tools to help the entire organization deliver great content.

  • Get your feet wet with a technical product and become an expert.

  • Flows comfortably with established and emerging technologies. Has knowledge of and/or experience with the cloud, APIs, and collaborative content

  • Has the ability to collect, evaluate, and distill sophisticated, highly technical information into easily understandable content in user-friendly format

  • Is comfortable both providing and accepting feedback. Adept at evaluating constructive criticism and using the relevant parts to improve output and processes

  • Integrate use case and functional data into user documentation and examples

  • Self-motivation to proactively work with programmers to get their feedback on documentation and improve usability

  • Publish hundreds of programming tutorials for consumption by millions of programmers worldwide.

  • Enable others at Applozic to improve their writing through meticulous editing and proofreading

Requirements

  • 4+ years of technical writing experience with a focus on developer documentation. Bonus points if you've written documentation that's doubled as marketing collateral 

  • Comfortable with basic formatting for documentation.

  • Familiarity with Python, Mobile development is a must 

  • Ability to read code and write code examples.

  • Familiar with Docs as Code model of documentation (we use Markdown, GitHub, etc.)

  • Be an excellent listener energetic, flexible and highly organized

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