• Oracle
  • Palmdale, CA
  • Information Technology
  • Full-Time
  • 29047 Aliso Canyon Rd

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Principal Technical Writer (JoinOCI_Docs_Training)-18001A53

Preferred Qualifications

Oracles Cloud Infrastructure team is building new Infrastructure-as-a-Service technologies that operate at high scale in a broadly distributed multi-tenant cloud environment. Our customers run their businesses on our cloud, and our mission is to provide them with best-in-class compute, storage, networking, database, security, and an ever-expanding set of foundational cloud-based services.

We seek top-notch, very senior technical writers with deep cloud infrastructure knowledge and experience documenting APIs and SDKs. As an early member of this technical content team, you will have significant influence on technical content strategy in all areas, including authoring environments, integration with engineering workflows, automation tooling, and style guide development. You will also collaborate closely with our state-of-the-art user experience team to go beyond traditional forms of product documentation to deliver a ground-breaking overall user experience.

These are exciting times in our space - we are growing fast, still at an early stage, and working on ambitious new initiatives. At Oracle Cloud Infrastructure, you can have significant strategic and technical impact by helping to build innovative technical content from the ground up.If you enjoy a challenge and seek to influence your work and working environment, this may be the opportunity for you.

Job Responsibilities

Work closely with engineers and product managers as APIs and SDKs are developed to author documentation in real time

Deliver accurate customer-facingdocumentation on time and with a high degree of quality

Contribute to strategic initiatives around authoring environments, development processes, and automation tooling

Work closely with other members of the technical content team to ensure consistencyin workflow and writing style

Collaborate with the user experience team to ensure that technical content including documentation, contextual help, UI text, and other forms of assistance are discoverable, usable, and pleasing to the customer

Qualifications

7+ years of experience

Experience developing API and SDK documentation

Knowledge of cloud infrastructure concepts and technologies

Knowledge of XML and HTML and experience with structured writing

Impeccable written English skills

Strong team player with outstanding communication, organization, and interpersonal skills. We believe the HOW is as important as the WHAT.

A history of fearless hands-on investigation andproduct use and a strong customer advocate mentality

Comfort with agile, swiftly changing, dynamic software development situations

Ability to learn new technologies quickly

Ability to establish and follow style and usage guidelines

Ability to drive, follow, and evangelize cross-team processes

Familiarity with software localization and accessibility guidelines

Understanding of transformation engines and content management systems

Experience using distributed source code management systems, such as Git

Experience using enterprise-grade bug tracking systems, such as JIRA

Experience and commitment to capturing and maintaining institutional knowledge

A Bachelors degree in a writing-intensive field, or significant work experience in startups or fast-paced enterprise technology development environments

Extra Credit

People management experience or leadership of a significant documentation team effort

Knowledge of REST principles and design

Experience with DITA

Ability to write code samples in Java

Oracle is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability and protected veterans status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Interested candidates should send resumes directly to: ...@oracle.com

Detailed Description and Job Requirements

Creates, develops, plans, writes and edits operational, instructional, maintenance, test or user manuals for paper, multimedia or web-based publications. Contributes to the timely design, production and delivery/completion of product documentation and document sets.

As a member of the technical writing division, you will organize and prepare information for publication and develop publication concepts for the best communication of subject matter. Review technical information prepared by other staff members for clarity and content. Take an active role in the definition and evolution of standard practices and procedures.

Work is non-routine and very complex, involving the application of advanced technical/business skills in area of specialization. Leading contributor individually and as a team member, providing direction and mentoring to others. BS or MS degree or equivalent experience relevant to functional area. 7 years of software engineering or related experience.

Oracle is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability and protected veterans status or any other characteristic protected by law.



Oracle will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of San Francisco's Fair Chance Ordinance.

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