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Technical Writer

Arlington, VA; Hybrid or Remote (EST)
Date:

Overview

Placement Type:

Temporary

Salary (USD):

$45 - $50/hr + benefits

Start Date:

ASAP

Our client is looking for an outstanding Technical Writer to join their team. As a technical writer, you will create and publish technical documentation for our clients technology platform, including developer’s guides and detailed API documentation. Successful past delivery of developer-oriented technical documentation for a programming platform is required. Must have experience writing documentation for APIs, SDKs, components, and tools. Your documentation will be used by internal software developers and external 3rd parties building applications on our clients platform. This position requires precise documentation and clear communication and presentation skills, along with a solid understanding of software engineering. The ability to create and document code in Perl, C++, PHP, and Java is required because you must quickly understand the complexity of our systems, create sample applications that demonstrate individual components of the system, and share this information with others.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Design, develop & deliver documentation for the Foundational Web Services platform
  • Develop content re-use and single-sourcing strategies
  • Help evaluate and select tools and technologies for the technical publications team

Qualifications:

  • 4+ years in a writing or lead writing role
  • Proven ability to work with developers and write for a developer audience
  • Experience working with a programming language such as Java, C#, or C++ is essential
  • Proven experience designing documentation for software APIs
  • Strong interpersonal, written, and verbal communications skills
  • Passion to thrive in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment
  • Experience with XML-based publishing systems
  • Some experience with web services and related technologies a plus

The target hiring compensation range for this role is $45 to $50/hr. Compensation is based on several factors including, but not limited to education, relevant work experience, relevant certifications, and location.

About Aquent Talent:

Aquent Talent connects the best talent in marketing, creative, and design with the world’s biggest brands.

Our eligible talent get access to amazing benefits like subsidized health, vision, and dental plans, paid sick leave, and retirement plans with a match. We also offer free online training through Aquent Gymnasium. More information on our awesome benefits

Aquent is an equal-opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics. We’re about creating an inclusive environment—one where different backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives are valued, and everyone can contribute, grow their careers, and thrive.