Job Description

Sr. Technical Writer - 13568


Our client is one of largest virtualization companies in the world.  Their products help streamline how complex applications can be used and viewed.  They are a Silicon Valley powerhouse and are currently in need of a Sr. Technical Witer.


  • This is a Contract position, 6 months (may be extended) based in Bellevue, WA. Local candidates strongly preferred.


Job Description

Expect to work on challenging projects in a dynamic environment, teaming with developers to bring fast-paced releases to market, and synthesizing technical input into well-crafted, easy to understand content, whether written or multimedia.


You should demonstrate strong writing skills and expertise in documenting leading-edge technologies for a developer and system administrator audience. Experience with container technologies, DITA and XML authoring, Sys Admin doc, Online Help, and Programming Guides are part of the selection criteria. Experience with SaaS products is plus.

What You Will Do:


  • You will craft content for an administrator, developer, and implementer audience
  • You will collaborate with software developers, product managers, information architects, quality assurance engineers, and technical support engineers to develop content
  • You will work both individually and on a team to design and create content
  • You will produce documentation designs, plans, and schedules
  • You will author DITA content
  • You will use XMetaL, markdown, and HTML to author high quality material on schedule

    Who You Are:
  • You have 8+ years’ experience with complex technologies and are a fast learner
  • You have a BS/BA in Computer Science, Technical Communication, English, Journalism, or equivalent experience
  • You are organized, easily learn advanced technologies, and explain concepts clearly and concisely

    Desired Skills:
  • Understanding of structured, task-based writing
  • Knowledge of virtualization, networking, and container technology
  • Knowledge of Linux
  • Knowledge markdown, git, html, and xml


What’s in it for You:


  • Great opportunity to enhance or solidify your skills with an excellent, diverse and experienced team.
  • Ample opportunities for personal development.


About the Client:

This client is radically transforming IT with technologies that improve their customers’ efficiency and profitability.  They are an undisputed leader in their domain.  They have a superb campus, easy to get to location and outstanding, mouthwatering food served at their on-site café.


About Maxonic:

Since 2002 Maxonic has been at the forefront of connecting candidate strengths to client challenges.  Our award winning, dedicated team of recruiting professionals are specialized by technology, are great listeners, and will seek to find a position that meets the long term career needs of our candidates.  


Interested in Applying?

We can’t wait to see your resume.  Feel free to directly email Bhavya Aluri or contact by phone at 408-739-4900 ext. 118