Technical Writer / Evangelist
Technical Writer / Evangelist, West London, £50-70K + bonus + bens.
Ideally a Graduate from a top university, you will have a background as a Technical Writer / Evangelist with experience of at least one of these: VoIP, Messaging, Media / Graphics, development, game programming, network programming or mobile application development.
You should be wildly enthusiastic about technology, with proven evidence of effectively communicating your passion to a wider audience (blogging etc.)
, Have proven practical experience in technical documentation of complex API specifications and associated example and tutorial code - providing links to existing open source contributions.
, Have sufficient strong knowledge of software development to be comfortable editing and maintaining a complex and extensive API documentation set, including examples.
Experience in development in one of Python, Java, C, Go or similar is a requirement.
, Have excellent communication and interpersonal skills
, Have familiarity with open source development communities
, Be comfortable interacting with online development communities via group chat and forum systems.
, Be able to travel internationally to represent the company at events
, Be able to help set own objectives within a small and rapidly evolving team, and be persistent in pursuing them.
, Want to build a community which will change the world.
Your role will be on the front line of communicating the company's technical vision, architecture and API specifics to the widest possible developer audience.
You will be the guardian of the company specification documents - ensuring that the APIs are presented as compellingly, coherently and as freshly as possible.
The overwhelming majority of your work will be released as open source documentation under a permissive license, improving transparency and community involvement wherever possible.
Key responsibilities are:
, Editing, nurturing and releasing the constantly evolving company ‘living spec' and API documentation - bridging the gap from the developers' specification drafts to a single coherent and consistent monolithic document.
, Writing and collating an exemplary library of tutorials to improve the accessibility of the company ecosystem to the widest possible developer audience.
, Writing blog posts to document and promote the technical progress of the company ecosystem
, Working with the wider company developer community to incorporate their feedback into the spec and tutorials, and helping enthuse them in the tao of the company
, Helping create and nurture a general decentralized communication community around company.org - be it through company-powered chatrooms, message boards, blogs, etc.
, Contributing to the public face of the company to the developer community, both online (tutorials, blogs, chatrooms, web forums, etc) and offline (conferences, hackathons, hackdays, etc)
This Technical Writer / Evangelist position is based in West London and is paying to £70K + bonus + bens.
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