Contract Technical Writer - SNEI - SF
Sony Electronics - San Francisco, CA

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Description

Sony Network Entertainment International LLC (SNEI), a
subsidiary of Sony Corporation of America, is the premier provider of digital
entertainment. Through the Sony Entertainment Network portal, consumers around
the world are able to access their favorite digital entertainment conveniently
and instantly on their favorite connected devices. SNEI offers the latest and
highest quality music, video, and game content through Sony Entertainment
Network as well as PlayStation Network while also delivering third-party
services. In addition, SNEI provides a compelling consumer experience
through innovative content discovery features and a simple user interface that
is globally consistent, yet locally relevant.

Contract Technical Writer

San Francisco, CA (

Located in the dynamic SOMA neighborhood)

Sony Network Entertainment (SNEI) is a division of Sony
Corporation of America, a leading entertainment company of audio, video,
communications and information technology products, for consumer and
professional markets.

The SNEI Entertainment Experiences Development Group is
charged with delivering next-generation network entertainment experiences -
across all media types (video, TV, music, games, and books) and across all
devices (TV, web, tablets, game consoles, Blu-ray players and
smartphones). Although focused on client experiences, the team also
develops key service application components to deliver these new experiences.

Are you a technical writer that can deliver
high quality technical documentation for our next generation platforms? If so,
then this position is for you!

The Contract Technical Writer will work with software developers
to deliver technical documentation for our service APIs, tools, and operational
manuals. The Technical Writer will work closely with the Technical Program
Managers and Engineering Managers who will define the requirements of the
documentation.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Responsible for creating new docs and edit existing docs,
including ones that are released in the PlayStation® SDK

Independently use new features, interview developers, and
review existing documentation.

Capture screenshots and prepare them for use in documentation
and manuals

General editing/proofreading

Qualifications

2+ years experience as a technical writer in a software
development environment

Experience in writing modular, single-source documentation

Experience working directly with engineering teams

Experience with source control

Excellent documenting, training and presentation skills

Familiarity with REST services, Java, HTML and JavaScript

Strongly preferred

Software development background, preferably in Java

Active part of technical writing groups and communities

Ability to write and/or speak in other languages (especially
Japanese)

Sony is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All persons will
receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion,
gender, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, legally
protected physical or mental disability, covered veteran status, status in the
U.S. uniformed services, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic
information or membership in any other legally protected category.

We strive to create an inclusive environment, empower
employees and embrace diversity.

We
encourage everyone to respond.

We
sincerely appreciate the time and effort you spent in contacting us and thank
you for your interest in SNEI.

Job

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Service & Technical Support

Primary Location

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CA-San Francisco

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