Vacancy: #4192 Contract API Technical Author, Central London, 4 months

Revised description:

Our client is looking for a Technical Author to help them create a developer portal that will  support the organisations that use their APIs and SDKs.

You will help them develop the documentation:

  • API reference documentation
  • Ideally, the SDK documentation
    • The SDKs are used by their partners to build mobile apps written in Java, Kotlin and Swift
  • Other developer guides
  • Guides on implementing complete features with the APIs
  • Write or edit code samples for the guides
  • Assist developers who will be contributing content

You must have experience in:

  • Writing documentation for APIs
  • Ideally, experience of documenting SDKs
  • Writing developer guides
  • Working with OpenAPI specification files

You must be able to work with:

  • Javadoc, markdown (Swift-flavoured)
  • Tools that generate reference documentation from the source code (such as Kotlin and Swift)
  • git or GitHub

The work will involve looking at code (Kotlin, Java, Swift, Ruby, Javascript etc.), and making calls to APIs.

They are looking for a contractor to start in August. Rate: £320-£375/day. The documentation is written in a mixture of HTML and Markdown. They would would prefer the person to work on-site, as they need to collaborate and extract knowledge from other teams.

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