Current vacancies – Technical Author and similar jobs

Here is a list of the current vacancies:

#4193 Contract API Technical Author, Central London, 4 months

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.

#4191 Contract Technical Author, rail sector, remote working

Our client is looking for contract Technical Authors to work on a large, railway-related project.

The work will include documenting: Standard Operating Procedures, maintenance manuals, emergency manuals, troubleshooting manuals, engineering specifications, engineering drawings and parts lists.

You must have at least five years technical authoring experience.

Ideally, you will have:

  • German or Spanish language skills
  • Experience in the railway industry
  • Experience of using Schema ST4

They will consider people who have worked previously as an aerospace or vehicle mechanic.

Rate

The client has not specified a rate, so you’ll need to tell us the rate you would be looking for.

Location

The work can be done remotely, although you will be required to travel from time to time to Switzerland.

#4186 Contract Technical Author, Cannes, France

Job Information

Our French partner is currently seeking an experienced contract Technical Author for a position in Cannes, France. This requires someone with a proven track record of documenting technical documentation in English.

These include user guides, technical instructions, and online Help, which will be used by engineers. This role will be within the client’s Technical Documentation team.

You must be an EU citizen or hold a regular work permit for France.

In addition, you must also have:

  • A strong background in technical documentation
  • Knowledge of structured XML (such as FrameMaker or Epic)
  • Excellent English language writing skills.

This vacancy is via our recruitment partner in France.

#4185 Contract Technical Author, Grenoble, France

Job Information

Our client is looking to recruit a Technical Author to document electrical distribution products, in English. These include user guides, technical instructions, and online Help, which will be used by engineers.

You must be an EU citizen or hold a regular work permit for France.

In addition, you must also have:

  • A strong background in technical documentation
  • An understanding of electromechanical engineering
  • Knowledge of structured XML (such as FrameMaker or Epic)
  • Excellent English language writing skills

This vacancy is via our recruitment partner in France.