Technical Writer (Contract to Hire)

Location: Redwood Shores, CA

Department: General

Type: Contracted to Full Time

Min. Experience: Entry Level

About AutoGrid

Join a global high-performing team that is turning big data into our world’s cleanest, cheapest, most reliable source of power! AutoGrid provides best-in-class energy management solutions to utilities and amazing career opportunities to its highly-motivated employees. As a member of the AutoGrid team, you will have a chance to work with the brightest minds in the space and solve the world's toughest energy problems. If this challenge appeals to you, keep reading!

Technical Writer (Contract to Hire) / Job Description

In this role, you will work with the Product and Sales teams as an authority on templates, authoring tools, and formatting documentation for our customers. In addition, you will work write new documentation. Your responsibilities will include:

  1. Generate new material and updating current materials for training, user manuals, proposals, and marketing content.
  2. Optimize files for search
  3. Maintain content servers and source repositories
  4. Initiate and work on special projects, such as evaluating technologies and tools

Education Details

Current Major or completed BA or BS degree in Computer Science, English, Technical Communications, Journalism, or equivalent experience

Key Qualifications

  1. Preferred experience producing and writing software documentation that is clear, concise, consistent, and accurate
  2. Excellent communication and teamwork skills, along with the ability to adapt to various methods of obtaining information from subject matter experts.
  3. Demonstrable ability to quickly learn technology
  4. Attention to detail
  5. Interest in cleantech and energy industries
  6. Prior experience with Atlassian products a plus

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