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Technical Writer

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Job Location:
Remote (US)
Level:
Mid-Level
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Category:
Technical
Posted on:
December 30, 2020
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Job Description

DriveWealth is looking for an experienced technical writer who specializes in documenting data structures and technical system descriptions to join our team and help take our partner-centric services to new heights.

DriveWealth is a financial technology firm pioneering embedded finance, fractional investing in US equities with a modern API-driven brokerage infrastructure. We’ve built patent-pending technology to fractionalize US equities and were the first to receive a license to do so in 2015. DriveWealth makes it as easy to buy Starbucks stock as it is to buy a Starbucks latte.

Our partners include banking and fin-tech disruptors, RIAs, and global brands who are building investing experiences in 153 countries. By empowering our partners with solutions to embed investing into new and existing digital experiences, they turn consumers into investors. Some of our partners include Revolut, Hatch, MoneyLion, Stake, and Avenue

Requirements

We’re searching for an experienced technical writer who has an emphasis on documenting data structures and technical system descriptions to join our team and help take our partner focused services to new heights. As an ideal candidate, you have proven experience in a highly technical field, such as software development, computer science, or engineering. Your ability to evaluate and analyze complex information is second to none, and you have a natural desire to help people understand things that are hard to understand.

Objectives of this Role

  • Develop comprehensive documentation that meets organizational standards
  • Obtain a deep understanding of products and services to translate complex product information into simple, polished, and engaging content
  • Write user-friendly content that meets the needs of the target audience, turning insights language that sets our users up for success
  • Develop and maintain detailed databases of appropriate reference materials, including research, usability tests, and design specifications
  • Evaluate current content and develop innovative approaches for improvement

Daily and Monthly Responsibilities

  • Research, outline, write, and edit new and existing content, working closely with various departments to understand system requirements
  • Independently gather information from subject matter experts to develop, organize, and write procedure manuals, technical specifications, and process documentation
  • Work with development and support leads to identify all documentation repositories, revise and edit, and determine the best solution for data compilation and centralized storage
  • Research, create, and maintain information architecture templates that uphold organizational and legal standards, and allow for easy data migration
  • Develop content in alternative media forms for maximum usability, with a consistent and cohesive voice across all documentation

Skills and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant technical field
  • 5 years’ industry experience as an effective technical writer with an emphasis on documenting data structures and technical system descriptions
  • Proven ability to quickly learn and understand complex topics
  • Previous experience writing documentation and procedural materials for multiple audiences, including for compliance and regulatory audiences
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills, with a keen eye for detail
  • Experience working with engineering to improve user experience: design, UI, and help refine content and create visuals and diagrams for technical support content
  • Experience working with engineering to document data flows, data structures, and data access controls, access management, roles and permissions for technical support content
  • Proven ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously, with an ability to prioritize tasks
  • Firm understanding of the systems development life cycle (SDLC)
  • Previous software development experience
  • Experience using XML tools to create documentation
  • Collaborative, team-driven work style

Benefits

  • 401k plan
  • Stock Options
  • Insurance – Health, Dental, Vision, Life, Legal. HSA and FSA options.
  • Flexible working hours
  • Work from home
  • Paid time off and holidays
  • Reimbursement for continuing education and conferences
  • Snacks and beverages available in the office
  • Pet-friendly workplace

We are an equal opportunity employer and 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. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

TO ALL AGENCIES: Please, no phone calls or emails to any employee of DriveWealth outside of the Talent organization. DriveWealth’s policy is to only accept resumes from agencies via Workable (ATS). Agencies must have a valid services agreement executed and must have been assigned by the Talent team to a specific requisition. Any resume submitted outside of this process will be deemed the sole property of DriveWealth. In the event a candidate submitted outside of this policy is hired, no fee or payment will be paid.

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