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Location:Mountain View, CA
Company:CDI Corporation
First posted:November 11, 2017 (last updated 30+ days ago)

Technical Writer - Sample Code Education Materials Mountain View, California, United States

CDI Inc., is looking for qualified candidates to fill the role of Technical Writer - Sample Code Education Materials. This is a contract position and the duration is expected to be 12 months+. This would be a W2 position and you would work onsite at the client's location in Mountain View, CA. Please review the project description provided, and let me know if this is something you might be interested in discussing further.


Job Title: Technical Writer - Sample Code Education Materials

Location: Mountain View, CA

Duration:12 months

Pay Rate (optional): $65.76


  • Please provide 2-3 work samples with the resume*



Top 3 daily responsibilities:

Write and edit technical documentation for engineers.

Create or review sample code to support education programs and documentation.

Design and build classes for engineers, working closely with subject matter experts.


Required Skills: BA/BS degree in Technical Writing, English, Journalism, Computer Science, or a related field

  • 4 years experience planning, researching, writing, and editing high-quality technical documents or course materials.
  • Ability to navigate a complex technical landscape and interact with multiple engineers to assemble classes and documentation.
  • Ability to read and understand source code written in C++, Python, or Java.


Nice to have:

  • Independence and initiative (e.g. curious, resilient, and comfortable with ambiguity).
  • Ability to learn quickly (e.g. provide deeply technical and process-oriented documentation on-demand).
  • Assertive and comfortable taking risks (e.g. rewrite docs vs. waiting for requests to rewrite).
  • Experience defining the overall structure of a documentation set.
  • Ability to write sample code in C++, Python, Java.
  • Proficiency with HTML, Markdown, and CSS.
  • Proficiency in a UNIX environment

Type: Contract

Reference ID: 378174

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