This position is based in New York, NY.
The area: Research and Systems Infrastructure
At Google, our users come first, and the Systems Infrastructure team is at the heart of that promise. We build the technologies that transform the way we think about doing business. Whether working on our cloud systems, researching the latest in computer technology or keeping Google's internal systems humming, Googlers and users alike rely on us to keep things running. We're back-end ninjas: protecting your privacy, ensuring your security and leaving no trace behind.
The role: Technical Writer, Developer Products - New York
Technical writers take complex information and communicate it clearly, concisely and accurately without relying on technical or corporate jargon to explain what they're trying to say. With a unique cross functional perspective, our team of technical writers are the key link between our engineers, marketing associates, developer advocates and external users and developers who compromise the wide Google ecosystem. As a Technical Writer, you juggle a variety of projects, from reading and writing example code, to updating FAQs, to drafting product announcements. When a new technical challenge rises to forefront, you are there to diffuse it with your clarifying pen (or keyboard, more likely). You develop a complex, in-depth communications for internal and external audiences and manage projects that involves coordinating multiple junior writers.
Write technical documentation for our external developer audience, such as API reference manuals, developer guides, and more
Design and organize documentation sets for new APIs and developer products
Edit, clarify, and proofread documents written by others, and coach non-writers on ways to improve their writing skills
Manage complex documentation projects
Write sample code
BA/BS degree (In lieu of degree, 4 years relevant work experience).
Experience researching and writing excellent documentation for developers (APIs, SDKs, web technologies).
Proficiency with HTML and CSS; proficiency in a UNIX environment.
Ability to manage multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced, constantly changing environment.
The Big Picture
New York office
At Google New York, we work in a beautiful old building (it's enormous, a full city block) in one of the hottest neighborhoods in town. We do a range of work in engineering, sales and marketing. Weâ€™re everything thatâ€™s great about Google, plus the 24/7 buzz of the Big Apple.
Location: New York
Take complex information and communicate it clearly, concisely and accurately.
Team: Technical Writing
Google - 12 months ago
Google is not a conventional company, and we don’t intend to become one. At Google, we know that every employee has something importan...