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Full Time Posted 5 days ago
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Job Type

Full Time

Job Details

Note: By applying to this position you will have an opportunity to share your preferred working location from the following: New York, NY, USA; Cambridge, MA, USA; Kirkland, WA, USA; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Mountain View, CA, USA; Seattle, WA, USA; Sunnyvale, CA, USA. Minimum qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent practical experience.
  • 6 years of experience creating content for technical audiences (e.g., developer documentation, Computer Science course material, or IT administration playbooks).
  • Experience writing for the web and with Markdown, HTML, CSS, or JavaScript.

Preferred qualifications:
  • Experience with Databases, SQL, and Cloud products.
  • Experience producing technical documentation for a technical audience for enterprise cloud services.
  • Ability to navigate ambiguity, support multiple projects, and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills.
About the job

Technical writers communicate complex information clearly, concisely and accurately, and without relying on jargon. As a technical writer, your role involves tasks such as writing conceptual overviews and procedures, reading and writing example code, or updating help center queries and FAQs. Technical writers play a big part at Google. They are a key link between developers, marketing associates, developer advocates, as well as all the external users and developers, tying together many vital but disparate parts of the Google ecosystem.

You develop complex, in-depth communications for internal and external audiences and manage projects that involve coordinating multiple junior writers.

Google Cloud accelerates every organization’s ability to digitally transform its business and industry. We deliver enterprise-grade solutions that leverage Google’s cutting-edge technology, and tools that help developers build more sustainably. Customers in more than 200 countries and territories turn to Google Cloud as their trusted partner to enable growth and solve their most critical business problems.

The US base salary range for this full-time position is $125,000-$185,000 + bonus + equity + benefits. Our salary ranges are determined by role, level, and location. The range displayed on each job posting reflects the minimum and maximum target salaries for the position across all US locations. Within the range, individual pay is determined by work location and additional factors, including job-related skills, experience, and relevant education or training. Your recruiter can share more about the specific salary range for your preferred location during the hiring process.

Please note that the compensation details listed in US role postings reflect the base salary only, and do not include bonus, equity, or benefits. Learn more about benefits at Google.

Responsibilities
  • Plan, design, write, and publish technical documentation including customer user journeys, concepts, how-to guides, and API reference documentation for enterprise customers.
  • Work with Product Managers, Engineering Leads, UX researchers, and User Interface partners to identify the critical user journeys and create information architectures that help customers.
  • Collaborate with Cloud Database writers to refine ways of working to deliver a positive customer experience.
  • Work with functional partners to manage and prioritize the technical writing workload.
  • Mentor and support other writers on the Cloud Databases team.
Google is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. See also Google's EEO Policy and EEO is the Law. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know by completing our Accommodations for Applicants form.
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Technical Writer, Google Cloud Databases
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