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Who you are:
Do you have a passion for transforming complex technical concepts into clear and engaging stories? Do you have an interest in technology that powers customer business worldwide and across multiple industries? As a technical writer in the IBM Cloud Pak content development team you’ll be in a fast paced role, responsible for designing and developing customer documentation and content for our premier hybrid cloud management product. You will work with a diverse group of developers, designers, and testers in planning and delivering on time with tight schedules. As a technical writer you will have the opportunity to gain a sound theoretical and practical understanding of the technical details, and produce documentation that delights our customers. You will also advise the development team on style and language use within the product. The deliverables that you will work with cover a broad spectrum of mediums, including traditional text, guides, tutorials, samples, product embedded help, graphics, and social channels such as videos and blog posts.
What you’ll do:
As a writer on the IBM Cloud Pak content development team, you will be responsible for developing customer documentation. You will collaborate with a diverse group of developers, designers, and testers in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines; coordinating your workload with the wider team but working independently. In this role, you will need to quickly gain a sound theoretical and practical understanding of the technical details and produce documentation that delights our customers. You will also advise the development team on style and language use within the product.
Required Technical and Professional Expertise
- 3+ years’ experience writing, curating, and editing content for accuracy, clarity, and usability for a technical audience.
- Proficient in markup languages (such as Markdown and HTM), source control (such as GitHub, FileNet) and authoring tools.
- Proven ability to perform and use independent research.
- Success working in a dynamic team-based development environment across multiple geographies.
Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
- Foundational understanding of UX design and design research.
- Degree in Writing, English, Journalism, Communication, Information Design, or related field, or a technical degree.
- Experience writing for globalization and accessibility.
- Experience working in an agile, squad-based, continuous delivery development model.
- Ability to document detailed technical content such as APIs and SDKs.
- Experience programming in any of the following languages: Java, Ruby, PHP, Python, Swift, Go, ObjectiveC, or Node.
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