: Senior Technical Writer (API’s & Web/Mobile)

Role                       : Senior Technical Writer (API’s & Web/Mobile)

Client                    : CBS Interactive

Location               : San Francisco, CA (100% Remote) 

Duration              : 12 Month Contract (extension possible)



  • Great Communication Skills
  • API Experience
  • Web/Mobile Experience


Notes from Manager:

The team is looking for someone that can build documentation at a more technical level. e.g. 1) Take a feature a break down pre/post conditions for an API and how it should be integrated into an application (ios/android/ott) 2) Create high level technical documentation e.g. UML, sequence and flow diagrams. 50 percent API & 50 percent Web Mobile-any experience in Mobile would be enlightening


Our cutting-edge Digital Streaming Media Client is looking for a Technical Writer to join their Global Platform Team to expand internationally. This is a REMOTE opportunity.


Your Day To Day: 

  • Develop and write technical documentation for our mobile, OTT and platforms
  • Document technical requirements illustrating system functions and interoperability
  • Document development and operating standards, best practices and processes for engineers
  • Act as a documentation information architect to organize policies, processes, organizational contracts, feature requirements and training
  • Establish, communicate, and maintain documentation standards, and provide training where required
  • Maintain accuracy of all documentation



What you bring to the team: 

  • Be self-driven and able to work across various teams to accomplish goals 
  • Hands-on technical writing and editing experience with specific experience documenting complex systems and processes. 
  • Working on large scale projects under tight constraints
  • Be able to communicate effectively with both technical and non-technical resources. Proficient with standard engineering terminology and definitions.
  • Demonstrated initiative in innovating and implementing workflow, process, training material, operation and troubleshooting guides, configuration documentation, procedural and technical solutions.
  • Aptitude for strong visual display of information and producing images as part of effective content design.  
  • Experience working with complex internet services with both a Web and Mobile presence
  • Proficiency in tools: Bitbucket, GitHub,Jenkins, Jira, Confluence, Google Suite, Slac


You might also have –

  • Expert Admin JIRA and Confluence user
  • Experience with Content Management Systems, Subscription or Membership based services, Publishing Systems, Digital Media service development, video
  • Basic proficiency with standard development software 


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