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Job Board >> Technical Writer - Linux

Company Name ICG-SJ
Location Alameda, CA
Date Posted 04, Tuesday 2012
Category Copywriter
Listing Type Monthly Rate



Alameda, CA


ICG seeks a skilled technical writer to create documentation for its Client's Linux development platform.

The position requires a writer with experience writing user-centric, task-oriented operating system documentation for a software developer audience, ideally for developers in a cross-development environment.

The writer will develop new content (including step-by-step procedures and scripts for video tutorials) and update existing material to enable customers who develop our Client's Linux-based software for a wide variety of embedded devices.

The writer will interview subject-matter experts, participate in review meetings, liaise with a vibrant user community, and collaborate with technical writers and subject-matter experts in various geographic locations to create and update content.


*BA, BS, or equivalent in a technical field of study (such as computer science, electrical engineering, or math) or equivalent work experience

*5 or more years writing documentation for software development on Linux-based systems

*Experience using the Linux command line as well as an integrated development environment (such as Eclipse) to compile and debug code in order to verify tutorials and procedures

*Experience with XML authoring and content migration

*Familiarity with common build tools such as make and the GNU auto tools

*Experience developing relevant code samples, and configuration examples

Desired Qualifications:

*In-depth knowledge of the Linux operating system, including application and kernel development, as well as administration

*Familiarity with open source development

*Experience in a cross-development environment for embedded devices

*Ability to work across geographic locations and time zones

*Experience with Adobe FrameMaker and Acrobat

*Experience with ClearQuest, ClearCase, CVS, and SVN

How To Apply

Email your resume, in Microsoft Word format, along with related writing samples, and compensation requirements.
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