Technical Writer

Mountain View, CA, USA

Ranked as #12 on Forbes’ List of 25 Fastest Growing Public Tech Companies for 2017, EPAM is committed to providing our global team of 25,900+ EPAMers with inspiring careers from day one. EPAMers lead with passion and honesty and think creatively. Our people are the source of our success and we value collaboration, try to always understand our customers’ business, and strive for the highest standards of excellence. No matter where you are located, you’ll join a dedicated, diverse community that will help you discover your fullest potential.

DESCRIPTION


You are strategic, resilient, engaging with people and a natural self-starter. You have a passion for solving complex problems. If this sounds like you, this could be the perfect opportunity to join EPAM as a Technical Writer. Scroll down to learn more about the position’s responsibilities and requirements.

What You’ll Do

  • Write technical documentation, such as integration guides, API reference docs, developer guides, overview docs, architecture diagram, code labs and tutorials for internal teams to help them integrate with the platform;
  • Identify documentation gaps, and work with engineers and cross-functional teams to fill those gaps through documentation;
  • Teach internal developers how to build experiences for the next wave of computing (AI & Machine Intelligence) on to various products. This will include writing overview, conceptual and integration guides;
  • Work with other tech writers, engineers and product managers to determine which features need documentation;
  • Work independently to investigate code, tools and APIs, create document plans, write developer guides and maintain engineering and partner documentation.

What You Have

  • 5+ years of experience in writing, technical documentation, and/or developer outreach for a developer audience;
  • Experience in reading code and writing code samples in Java, C++, Java, and/or JavaScript;
  • Proven record of writing accurate, clear, and concise documentation;
  • Experience with authoring tools such as XML, HTML, Markdown, and Google Docs;
  • Familiarity with version control tools such as Piper/Perforce or Git;
  • B.A./B.S. degree or equivalent practical experience;
  • Comfortable working with prototype hardware in test environments and using that experience to create developer guides.

Nice to have

  • 5+ years of relevant work experience, including experience researching and writing excellent documentation for developers (APIs, SDKs, web technologies);
  • Proficiency with Markdown and CSS; proficiency in a Unix environment;
  • Ability to manage multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced, constantly changing environment.

What We Offer

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance (Subsidized);
  • Health Savings Account;
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (Healthcare, Dependent Care, Commuter);
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability (Company Provided);
  • Life and AD&D Insurance (Company Provided);
  • Matched 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan;
  • Paid Time Off;
  • Legal Plan and Identity Theft Protection;
  • Accident Insurance;
  • Employee Discounts;
  • Pet Insurance.