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Sr. Technical Writer

Santa Clara, CA 95054

Posted: 04/22/2019 Employment Type: Contract To Hire Industry: Other Area(s) Job Number: 19790

Position Title:  Sr. Technical Writer

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting contract to hire opportunity with our client in Santa Clara, California.

Job Requirements:
  • Plan, develop, organize, write and edit customer facing system configuration documentation
  • Create CLI/kubectl configuration examples for a micro- services-based Network Operating System
  • Research and write release notes.
  • Review and edit documentation submitted by Engineering, QA, Product Management, and Marketing for consistency, grammar, and style
  • Research and write Technical Notes as required
  • Manage multiple documentation projects

Job Qualifications:
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Minimum of 6  years technical writing experience for the switch or Network Operating System (NOS) group of a networking company like CISCO, Arista, Juniper, HP
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience creating CLI/API documentation for a developer/DevOps audience
  • Experience working in an Agile environment
  • Ability to work cross functionally with Engineering, QA, Product Management, Marketing and Sales
  • Ability to work with developers in geographically distributed areas
  • Markdown/HTML/JSON/YAML
  • Ability to read and interpret source code
  • JIRA
  • Hands-on experience with loading and configuring switching, routing products to validate product documentation

Preferred Job Qualifications:
  • Confluence
  • Mkdocs/Markdown
  • Experience creating Python scripts and text formatting using JINJA templates
  • GoLang
  • Kubernetes/kubectl
  • Adobe Illustrator (or similar)

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom, and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding, and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

Benefits Package: Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.

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