Technical Writer/Author - API - Microservices & (DevOps)London Consulting
Empiric is working on behalf of a the UK's top tier retail banking organisation who are looking to embark on significant change. Initially they are looking at creating centralised platforms to improve their current internal standards. We are begining the search with identifying a well seasonsed tech writer to join this area. This writer will create technical product documentation for new and existing products on behalf of our global engineering team. We're looking for someone who can quickly and consistently create clear, concise and compelling documentation about complex software products and platforms. This will include customer developer portals, wikis, user guides, run books, product catalogues, and stakeholder presentations. You'll have a deep understanding of the application of technology and an appreciation of how those applications will address our internal customers' needs. You'll know how to make complex information accessible, discoverable, and easy to maintain. Our ideal candidate will have a technical background (foundation) allied with a track record of creating successful documentation for technical products. Couple this with previous exposure to API development, developer tooling, micro-services, API standards definition, and cloud-based platforms, and you'll be our perfect candidate.
If you want to kick start your 2021 working for one of the top tier banks within the UK and you have the following skill set please apply in as soon as possible.
University Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or a related discipline, or equivalent experience
Knowledge of Agile/Scrum principles and best practices
Knowledge of API-driven development and best practices, especially from a security perspective
Ability to review functional/technical specification documentation and to convert it into easily accessible product documentation
Familiarity with (and willingness to learn more about) DevOps tools (Git, Jenkins, Splunk, AppD)
Great understanding of creating templates, information structures and content for sustainable and reusable product documentation This will include user manuals, runbooks, product catalogues, customer developer portals, and stakeholder presentations
Desirable** Previous banking experiance
Empiric is one of the fastest-growing technology and transformation recruitment agency's specialising in data, digital, cloud and security. We supply technology and change recruitment services to businesses looking for both contract and permanent professionals. We are committed to delivering more female candidates and those from minority backgrounds and be instrumental in changing the gender and diversity imbalance within the tech sector.