Software Engineering

Short Description

Google is seeking a Software Technical Writer Engineer who has the ability to read and understand source code written in Java, C++, Python and/or JavaScript.

Job Description

Minimum qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent practical experience.
  • Experience in technical writing, product documentation, or online publishing.
  • Experience working in collaboration with software engineers on a daily basis.

Preferred qualifications:
  • Experience in a Unix environment.
  • Experience with HTML and CSS.
  • Ability to read and understand source code written in Java, C++, Python and/or JavaScript.
  • Ability to manage multiple competing priorities in a constantly changing environment.

Responsibilities
  • Plan, create and maintain technical documentation for internal or external engineering audiences.
  • Edit, clarify and proofread documents written by others, and coach non-writers on ways to improve their writing skills.
  • Manage complex documentation projects.
  • Supplement developer documentation with relevant sample code.

Software Engineering
Mid-Senior-level Information Technology | Technology | Information Full-time Other | Information Technology | Engineering Senior Software Engineer | Software Engineer
Google is an American multinational technology company that specializes in Internet-related services and products. These include online advertising technologies, search, cloud computing, software, and hardware. Google was founded in 1998 by Larry Page and Sergey Brin while they were Ph.D. students at Stanford University, in California.

It offers services designed for work and productivity (Google Docs, Sheets and Slides), email (Gmail/Inbox), scheduling and time management (Google Calendar), cloud storage (Google Drive), social networking (Google+), instant messaging and video chat (Google Allo/Duo), language translation (Google Translate), mapping and turn-by-turn navigation (Google Maps/Waze), video sharing (YouTube), notetaking (Google Keep), and photo organizing and editing (Google Photos). The company leads the development of the Android mobile operating system, the Google Chrome web browser, and Chrome OS, a lightweight operating system based on the Chrome browser. Google has moved increasingly into hardware; from 2010 to 2015, it partnered with major electronics manufacturers in the production of its Nexus devices, and in October 2016, it released multiple hardware products (including the Google Pixel smartphone, Home smart speaker, Wifi mesh wireless router, and Daydream View virtual reality headset). The new hardware chief, Rick Osterloh, stated: "a lot of the innovation that we want to do now ends up requiring controlling the end-to-end user experience". Google has also experimented with becoming an Internet carrier. In February 2010, it announced Google Fiber, a fiber-optic infrastructure that was installed in Kansas City; in April 2015, it launched Project Fi in the United States, combining Wi-Fi and cellular networks from different providers; and in 2016, it announced the Google Station initiative to make public Wi-Fi around the world, with initial deployment in India.