Senior Technical Writer(API & Developer Tools)

We are finbyte, a tech company based in Berlin helping businesses build fintech solutions and gain momentum to launch innovative offerings. Finbyte brings Commencis’ extensive experience in software & product development and strong talent together with FinLeap’s dominant presence as Europe’s leading fintech ecosystem.

On a mission to thrive fintechs and enterprises in the era of disruption, Finbyte aims to create momentum and accelerate future-minded companies.

Join us in Berlin to build the backbone of pioneering companies.

The position in a nutshell

As a Senior Technical Writer, you will consult with engineering and technical staff to prepare technical for software applications. As a successful Technical Writer at finbyte, you have strong writing skills, the ability to synthesize technical content from SMEs, and write accurate, clear and well-organized documentation of different scope and complexity. If you are passionate about IT and thrive in the fast-paced culture of a dynamic and evolving startup company, then keep on reading…

 

Responsibilities

  • Determine the needs of clients and end users of technical documentation
  • Work with product managers, software engineers, and SMEs to produce and maintain high-level documentation, including software and systems engineering documents, API developer guides, integration guides, system operations, user documentation, and the like
  • Gather and analyse technical and product information from various sources to document new or changing product functionality
  • Learn complex concepts and communicate the information in a way that is understood by clients and/or target audience
  • Deliver documentation work to meet product release dates and client deliverables
  • Create documentation for audiences with different levels of technical skill
  • Update existing documents to reflect changes to functionality
  • Maintain a library of application documentation for internal and external use
  • Contribute to documentation and content writing standards, including participating in peer editing

 

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s or Associate’s degree in English, Communication, Journalism or related fields
  • Experience in a technical field such as computer engineering or computer science
  • 5+ years of experience in technical writing and/or writing complex documentation for web-based software
  • Experience in writing API documentation
  • Excellent writing, editing, and communication skills in English
  • Ability to communicate complex technical topics to target audience
  • Obsessive eye for consistency and technical accuracy
  • Ability to quickly learn new concepts and tools
  • Excellent attention to detail and the ability to work on multiple projects in a fast-paced, changing environment
  • Ability to work in cross-functional teams and to collaborate with Subject Matter Experts
  • A proactive and open-minded attitude to resolving problems and delivering results.

 

Good to have

  • Familiarity with documentation for RESTful APIs.
  • Ability to read programming code written in Java and/or JavaScript.
  • Experience with source control systems and workflow tools such as Git, JIRA and Confluence.
  • Experience working in a technical start-up company, preferably a SaaS company.
  • Experience working with Agile/Scrum software development teams.
  • German is a plus

 

Interested?

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