Technical Writer II

    Iconma, L.L.C.
    Seattle, WA 98101
    Full-time, Part-time

    Job Description

    Job Description

    Technical Writer II

    Location: Seattle, WA
    Duration: 6 months

    • The technical writer will have familiarity with open source and write content for two projects: Open Source Project Stewardship Guide and Open Source Tooling. This person will work with technical writer peers to complete this work along with the program managers from client's Open Source Program Office.
    1. Stewardship Guide Project Overview:
    - Research open source stewardship use cases and existing resources
    - Write guides to common problems in open source stewardship and how to solve them
    - Solicit and incorporate feedback from reviewers and keep documents up to date
    - Prepare and release guides for use by people outside of client

    Top 3 Daily Responsibilities:
    - Research
    - Create and maintain guides in Markdown format
    - Solicit and act on feedback

    2. Project Overview: Open Source Tooling
    - Work with the open source council tooling working group to research common tooling use cases for open source projects at client
    - Create internal documentation in Markdown format for preferred solutions to tooling use cases
    - Solicit and respond to feedback on tooling solutions documentation

    Top 3 Daily Responsibilities:
    - Research common tooling use cases through reading project documentation and interviews with open source maintainers
    - Create and maintain documentation for common open source tooling needs
    - Solicit and respond to feedback on tooling solutions documentation

    • BA/BS Degree - Preferred but not required 2-5 years of minimum experience Should have some writing experience, would like to see a writing sample Should have general computer skills Should have experience in open source
    Familiarity with Github and Markdown preferred.

    Skill Matrix
    Skill Name Level Years Mandatory(Yes/No)
    Technical writing 5 0-3 Years Yes
    Communication 5 0-3 Years Yes
    Collaboration 4 0-3 Years No
    Detail oriented 4 0-3 Years Yes
    Deadline drivin 4 0-3 Years No

    As an equal opportunity employer, ICONMA prides itself on creating an employment environment that supports and encourages the abilities of all persons regardless of race, color, gender,age, sexual,orientation, citizenship, or disability.

    Posting ID: 554842440Posted: 2020-05-27