Senior Technical Writer - Bloomberg Quant Platform - CTO Office | New York, NY | Bloomberg Careers

Senior Technical Writer - Bloomberg Quant Platform - CTO Office

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New York, NY

Posted Aug 20, 2021 - Requisition No. 93440

Bloomberg has a robust suite of technology infrastructure solutions and client facing platforms geared towards machine learning specialists, data scientists and quantitative investment professionals. These platforms are built for experts, and users often express a desire for solid, practical documentation to ensure they are getting the greatest benefit from integrating this technology into their workflows.

The Senior Technical Writer is a hands-on role that requires you to roll up your sleeves and work with customers, internal engineering leads and stakeholders at all levels to design, create and publish an optimum set of self-service documentation, content modules and 1-pagers educating end-users on the ins-and-outs of using our platforms.

Responsibilities

  • Contribute written articles and craft a comprehensive body of reference documentation for different platform initiatives, both internal and external
  • Analyze our platform offerings, identity gaps in documentation and manage/prioritize a dedicated documentation backlog
  • Interview clients to understand how they learn and create a holistic learning strategy that encompassed different types of content (FAQs, knowledge base articles, tutorials)
  • Review API documentation and ensure that it meets high quality standards
  • Coordinate continent publication through various content management systems
  • Work with internal teams to develop webinars or other special purpose training-related content

Experience

  • Excellent skills in written English
  • Ability to use Markdown, Git, and static site generators to craft documentation microsites
  • Experience documenting APIs and other technical artifacts
  • Experience working with Product and UX teams to triage, prioritize and deliver work
  • Comfort interviewing customers to understand needs workflows
  • Technical degree or relevant understanding of modern technology concepts
  • (PLUS) familiarity with public cloud (AWS, GCP)
  • (PLUS) familiarity with Kubernetes

Key results

  • Clients express greater degree of fluency and proficiency using our products
  • Improved customer ability to self-diagnose and resolve technical issues
  • Improved documentation coverage of key technical areas
  • Increased velocity of documentation efforts
  • Increased end-user satisfaction with our platform documentation efforts

Bloomberg is an equal opportunities employer and we value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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