Technical Writer
Vancouver, Canada
27d ago

Visier is seeking a detail-oriented, highly articulate, and technically savvy individual to join us as a Technical Writer.

You are the rare individual who is both technically literate as well as highly articulate in written and spoken form. You get as much enjoyment from writing clean code as from writing a concise and clear architecture white paper.

You are curious and don’t get intimidated by cutting-edge technologies instead, you plunge right in to gain deep understanding and to capture authoritatively the relevant information for consumption by other developers.

As part of our Development team, you will work alongside our extremely talented and passion-driven developers to gather information from white-

boarding sessions, design documents, and source code; and, based on this information, you will create concise internal technical documentation that captures our current and future product architecture as well as our internal development processes.

If you are a focused, energetic and determined self-starter with a passion for software development and technical documentation, apply now!

Responsibilities :

  • Create, manage, and maintain internal technical and architectural documentation
  • Work with developers and product stakeholders to document product architecture processes, and adopted technologies
  • Values :

  • Articulate and passionate about expressing yourself concisely and succinctly in spoken and written form
  • Thrive on taking complex information from various sources and extracting and expressing the essential information into clear written form or diagrams
  • Strong communicator who enjoys teaching and broadening understanding of complex technologies
  • You are well organized and pragmatic and enjoy creating a well-structured and easily maintainable online resource of information
  • Qualifications

  • Holds degree(s) in either Computer Science, Engineering, or Science, ideally combined with a Liberal Arts degree
  • Solid understanding of technical documentation best practices, including of document design, formatting, and indexing
  • A proven ability to extract and combine information from various sources, including from technical discussions, white-
  • boarding sessions, design documents, technical specifications, and source code

  • Good coding skills in at least one of the relevant programming languages (including but not limited to JavaScript, Java, Scala) must be able to read and understand source code
  • Strong interest in learning new frameworks, languages and technologies such as Angular2, TypeScript, Scala, and Spark
  • Demonstrated ability to ramp up quickly on new technologies
  • Excellent communicator and strong interpersonal skills must be able to articulate, understand, and participate in technical communications with developers
  • Ability to work independently and manage multiple task assignments
  • Ability to work quickly and meet deadlines in a fast-paced company
  • Nice-to-Haves :

  • 1-3 years of experience in software documentation or reasonably comparable industry
  • Exposure with web technologies (Ex, REST, XML, JSON)
  • Exposure in drawing architectural diagrams
  • What To Expect

    If you are interested in applying, please upload your resume along with your best sample writing.

    This Junior Technical Writer position could branch off into a technical or business oriented position as Visier provides great career opportunity growth.

    This isn’t just about us getting to know you. We believe that you need to get your hands dirty (so to speak) to make sure Visier is the right career opportunity for you.

    So feel free to ask lots of questions, read up on our company news, check out our thought leadership and peep our social media channels.

    As you get to know what we’re all about, we hope that you’ll become increasingly confident and excited that Visier could be your next big move.

    Once your application is received and reviewed, qualified candidates will move on to our next steps.

  • Chat with our talent acquisition team
  • Come onsite for a meeting with the hiring manager and your potential team
  • Meet with one of our executive leaders and learn how your career can grow with Visier
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