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Senior Technical Writer API

Job Title: Senior Technical Writer API
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
REF: BB/15894/A/JR/120121_1610450186
Contact Name: Business Analysis and Project Management Team
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Job Published: 11 months ago

Job Description

Senior Technical Writer / Author (FinTech API). Are you a technically-sharp wordsmith with extensive experience documenting APIs? Would you like an opportunity to inject your personal flair and shape technical writing practices at a pioneering FinTech?

The organisation is carving a revolutionary path in banking; staying a step ahead of their competitors through their cutting-edge, cloud-based technology. They are seeking an accomplished Technical Writer to help to build a world-class developer portal, creating navigable and useful content for clients.

In this Senior Technical Writer role you'll join a fast-paced Agile environment where you'll be granted the agency to influence technical writing practices as you see fit, improving the quality of existing documentation and ensuring standards of technical excellence are met.

You'll partner with developers and subject matter experts, taking ownership of Developer Experience products such as API and SDK references and how-to guides for their impressive client base.

*Please note: this company is able to conduct a remote interview and onboarding process during the current social distancing measures. There is a planned gradual return to modern offices in the heart of The City in mid-2021. You'll have some continued flexible work opportunities (2-3 days a week WFH).*

*You have demonstrable experience as a Technical Writer, writing for technical audiences (e.g. software developers)
*You have experience with authoring / project tracking tools like MarkDown, HTML, GitHub, JIRA, Confluence (and / or similar tools)
*You have strong working knowledge and experience of documenting APIs
*You understand where and why technical documentation is important and where it fits in the SDLC
*You're confident navigating a fast-paced environment
*You're detail-oriented and passionate about your craft, committed to producing elegant, functional content

As a Senior Technical Writer you'll earn a highly competitive salary (to £80k) plus a comprehensive benefits package, including a generous holiday allowance, private health care, pension, life assurance, regular company-funded socials and top of the range tech to help you deliver excellent output.

If you're interested in this Senior Technical Writer / Author (FinTech API) opportunity, apply now or get in touch today for a confidential discussion.