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Sr. Technical Writer

Sr. Technical Writer

Job ID 
508109
Location 
US-WA-Seattle
Posted Date 
3/15/2017
Company 
Amazon Web Services, Inc.
Position Category 
Editorial, Writing, & Content Management
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Job Description

Would you like to join a team focused on producing high-quality technical publications for Amazon Web Services products? Do you have the technical documentation background and the passion for producing cutting-edge technical content?

As a Technical Editor in Amazon Web Services (AWS), you will have the exciting opportunity to work with a stellar technical team to create and drive quality standards. You will be a key member of our QuickStart reference team that automates and documents fully functional enterprise deployment methods on AWS for our customers. The technical documentation plays a vital role in clearly describing each reference so customers can get started with confidence.

Ideal candidates have experience editing in-depth content for developer products and the ability to drive consistency and unity across individual documentation sets in a product suite. You will have a strong understanding of customer needs and experience acting as a customer advocate. Working with other editors and writers on the team, you will use the editorial process to ensure a high-quality documentation experience.

Amazon is an Equal Opportunity - Affirmative Action Employer - Minority/Female/Disability/Vet

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Basic Qualifications

· This position is based in Seattle, WA
· A minimum of 5 years experience editing online or web content for a large software product or suite of software products
· Degree in English, Technical Communication, or related field
· Advanced grammar skills
· Developmental and copy editing skills
· Knowledgeable in using multiple documentation tools to develop base templates and manipulate output styles
· Experience editing highly technical developer or systems administration documentation

Preferred Qualifications

· Breadth of understanding of enterprise applications and cloud computing is a plus.