Technical (Documentation) Writer

For our client, a technology company that provides a single platform to accept payments anywhere in the world through any sales channel, MintSearch is seeking a high level Technical (Documentation) Writer. This position is based in the Dutch headquarters in Amsterdam and this person will work closely together with the IT professionals.

Do you like to work on the nitty gritty, but also to look at the bigger picture? Do you love to break down complex text in easy into understand content? Are you able to shift focus and tone according to different audiences?

We are looking for someone who understands the technical details and can write documentation for developers interested in integrating with the APIs.

The Technical (documentation) writer will be part of the development team, based in Amsterdam. Here, you will get familiar with and work on the payment industry’s most advanced and robust platform. To be as effective as possible, our client gives its employees the freedom to make their own decisions. They do not micro-manage, in return they expect ownership and quality.

You like to:

  • Write technical documentation for our external developer audience, such as API reference docs and developer guides.
  • Deliver clear and concise documentation in simple and easy-to-read English.
  • Gather information from the development team and subject matter experts on their subjects and on the web.
  • Support design and layout.
  • Coordinate the publication process.
  • Support translation efforts for technical documents and marketing materials.

You are:

  • A great collaborator with developers.
  • Someone who likes to take ownership.
  • Good in working at the forefront of the market.
  • Comfortable in producing quick results in a fast-paced environment.

The impact you will have:

As a Technical (Documentation) Writer at this client you have ownership of developer products and support some of the world’s most popular brands like, including Facebook, Spotify, Groupon, Evernote, Booking.com, Netflix, Transferwise, Abercrombie & Fitch, O’Neill, and KLM.

You write conceptual documentation, detailed developer guides, code samples, API references, and other online materials. You have a lot of influence on content, documentation strategy, user experience, and tooling. If you want to make improvements, you can and will.

You have:

  • Education: Academic, preferably IT / Computer Science related.
  • Experience with Confluence or a similar CMS.
  • Experience with Swagger, Doxygen, DITA/DocBook, Markdown FrameMaker, or similar tools.
  • Near native level English writing skills.
  • Programming experience is a plus!


Benefits:

  • Our client offers a competitive salary and great career opportunities within a global payments company. Become part of an international work environment and take your career to the next level.

Interested?

We welcome your application with CV and motivation letter. You can send it to Manuela Willemsen-Lantos at MintSearch via manuela@mintsearch.nl . For more information you can also contact us at +31(0)652055672.

 

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