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#4200 Senior Technical Author, APIs, WFH/Central London, to £80K

Note: We are working on this vacancy in conjunction with our recruitment partner in France, who will be reviewing the CVs and liaising with the client.

About the company

The company has developed a popular messaging and data streaming platform that is used by developers. They are based in London’s TechCity and they are looking for a Senior Technical Author to join their team.

The job role

The job role involves:

  • Writing API documentation and tutorials
    • Writing code samples
  • Writing FAQs
  • Writing UX text
  • Supporting product launches
  • Reviewing third-party technical content
  • Write technical articles for their blog
  • Liaising between developers, the marketing department, and customers.

You would work from home, but you would need to work from their London office for part of the week (post lockdown).

They use Swagger, Markdown, Textile and Github to manage and publish their documentation.

Required skills and experience

  • At least three years experience as a Technical Author, preferably documenting cloud-based software products and/or APIs.
  • Experience of producing training and learning materials that help developers understand how to use an API.
  • Ability to create documentation prototypes (including lightweight API integrations) in order to test the content’s accuracy and effectiveness.
  • Ability to work in cooperation with other departments.
  • Proficiency in Javascript.
  • Ability to create content using HTML, CSS and Markdown.
  • An interest in documenting web technologies, REST APIs, and coding.

Preferred skills

  • Proficiency in a second popular programming language (Javascript, Python, Java, Ruby, etc.).
  • Experience of managing your own documentation projects.
  • Working knowledge of Swagger, Markdown, Textile and Github (or another code repository).
  • A good understanding of realtime technologies, event-driven architectures or streaming services.

Benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • Work from home for part of the week
  • Health insurance
  • Social events
  • Professional development budget
  • 33 days annual leave (including bank holidays)
  • Pension contribution

#4202 Junior Technical Author, APIs, WFH/Central London, to £45K

Note: We are working on this vacancy in conjunction with our recruitment partner in France, who will be reviewing the CVs and liaising with the client.

About the company

The company has developed a popular messaging and data streaming platform that is used by developers. They are based in London’s TechCity and they are looking for a Junior Technical Author to join their team.

The job role

The job role involves:

  • Writing API documentation and tutorials
    • Writing code samples
  • Writing FAQs
  • Writing UX text
  • Supporting product launches
  • Reviewing third-party technical content
  • Write technical articles for their blog
  • Liaising between developers, the marketing department, and customers.

You would work from home, but you would need to work from their London office for part of the week (post lockdown).

They use Swagger, Markdown, Textile and Github to manage and publish their documentation.

Required skills and experience

  • Experience as a Technical Author, preferably documenting cloud-based software products and/or APIs.
  • Ability to create documentation prototypes (including lightweight API integrations) in order to test the content’s accuracy and effectiveness.
  • Ability to work in cooperation with other departments.
  • Proficiency in Javascript.
  • Ability to create content using HTML, CSS and Markdown.
  • An interest in documenting web technologies, REST APIs, and coding.

Preferred skills

  • Proficiency in a second popular programming language (Javascript, Python, Java, Ruby, etc.).
  • Experience of managing your own documentation projects.
  • Working knowledge of Swagger, Markdown, Textile and Github (or another code repository).
  • A good understanding of realtime technologies, event-driven architectures or streaming services.

Benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • Work from home for part of the week
  • Health insurance
  • Social events
  • Professional development budget
  • 33 days annual leave (including bank holidays)
  • Pension contribution

Contact Cherryleaf to apply.