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Senior/Lead Tech writer - Developer Documentation



Marketing & Communications, Software Engineering
Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Posted on Monday, November 20, 2023

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Enterprise Technology & Infrastructure

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We are seeking a highly skilled technical writer who excels in both the "technical" and "writer" aspects of the role. As an integral part of our team, you will be responsible for creating exceptional, comprehensive, and user-friendly content tailored to a developer audience. Your content will play a pivotal role in helping our readers grasp and engage with complex technical subjects. If you are passionate about understanding and meeting the needs of your audience, collaborating closely with internal developers, and working alongside fellow writers to produce exceptional content, then this role is for you.


  • Content Creation: Develop high-quality, accurate, and engaging developer-focused content, including but not limited to documentation, tutorials, guides, code samples, and API references.
  • Research and Understanding: Dig deep into complex technical subjects to gain a profound understanding of the products, technologies, and tools used within our Cloud platform.
  • Collaboration: Collaborate closely with internal developers, product managers, and subject matter experts to gather information and ensure the accuracy and completeness of technical content.
  • User Experience: Continuously improve the user experience by providing clear and concise instructions, organizing content effectively, and incorporating user feedback to enhance the accessibility and usability of developer documentation.
  • Content Maintenance: Regularly update and maintain existing developer documentation to reflect changes in the product, ensuring that the content remains up-to-date and relevant.
  • Cross-Functional Collaboration: Collaborate with others to share knowledge, best practices, and ensure consistency across developer content.
  • Industry Trends: Stay abreast of industry trends, emerging technologies, and developer preferences to ensure that our developer content remains relevant and up-to-date.

Required Experience/Skills :

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience as a technical writer, preferably focusing on developer-centric content.
  • Familiarity with Markdown, XML, and DITA.
  • Strong understanding of software development concepts, programming languages, APIs, SDKs, web technologies, and developer tools.
  • Exceptional writing and editing skills, with the ability to explain complex technical concepts in a clear and concise manner.
  • Proven ability to conduct in-depth research, gather information from technical sources, and synthesize it into understandable content.
  • Demonstrated experience working collaboratively with cross-functional teams, including developers, product managers, and subject matter experts.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, adapt to changing priorities, and deliver high-quality content within tight deadlines.
  • Meticulous attention to detail to ensure accuracy and consistency in all technical content.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to effectively communicate complex concepts to both technical and non-technical audiences.

Join our dynamic team and contribute to the creation of exceptional developer content that empowers our users to leverage the full potential of Salesforce products. Apply today to be part of our exciting journey!


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