Senior Technical Writer - Big Data Technologies


Job Description

Come help our developers build the next-generation data sharing, data integration, and analytics platform used by Amazon teams. Join the Amazon Engineering Excellence team as the Senior Technical Writer for the Big Data Technologies (BDT) team.

Amazon teams rely on the Big Data Technologies (BDT) platform to extract business insights, perform data science and data engineering, and discover new ways to improve the Amazon customer experience. We are looking for an exceptional writer to own, coordinate, and develop documentation for Amazon engineers worldwide.

To succeed in this role, you will drive the vision, manage the content, and evaluate the impact of all internal technical documentation for the BDT platform. The audience for the documentation is global and includes highly technical as well as non-technical users, including software development engineers, data scientists, data engineers, business intelligence (BI) engineers, business analysts, and business managers. You will create accurate, consistent and accessible documentation while collaborating closely with the engineering teams and will own multiple documentation schedules.

Basic Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree in English, Technical Writing, or related field
-Experience working on cross-functional teams
-Proven ability to translate written code or architecture flow diagram into user documentation
-Demonstrated project management experience
-Intermediate HTML/XML and WIKI skills
-Basic understanding of Java or object-oriented programming concepts
-Strong attention to detail and obsessive about technical accuracy
-Experience using a consistent writing style and voice from a user-centered perspective
-Experience using screencasts and other media to support documentation.
Our diversity is measured by the diverse perspectives of our employees and influenced by gender and culture. It is paramount to our ability to meet the needs of our customers.

Preferred Qualifications

-5+ years of experience writing and architecting documentation, for a variety of audiences, including developer audiences
-Background in information architecture
- Experience with SQL and relational databases
- Experience working with enterprise data warehouse and data analytics solutions
- Experience working with webservice APIs and service-oriented architectures
- Experience working with AWS cloud technologies
-Ability to identify opportunities to improve content development processes and tools, and drive team improvements
-Excellent interpersonal skills, initiative and problem-resolution skills
-Experience creating using visual elements in content development
-Previous experience working in an agile software development or training environment
-Sound business judgment and the ability to make quick decisions under pressure in ambiguous circumstances, balancing advocacy with a need for action
-Ability to stay on target and on track under normal circumstances, and to expedite efforts when required
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