Programmer Writer Jobs in Irvine, CA at Twitch

Title: Programmer Writer

Company: Twitch

Location: Irvine, CA

Salary: $80K – $100K*

Category: Media

About the Role

Would you like to join a team focused on the deployment and operational excellence of web services? We guide education for the teams that build Twitch client applications and the services that power them. These platform teams enhance developer productivity at Twitch and by joining this team youd create content that does the same thing. Were looking for a writer to help document new features and improve existing docs based on customer feedback.

As a Programmer Writer at Twitch, you’ll work directly with internal software development teams in a diverse, distributed environment. You’ll collaborate with software developers and technical program managers to produce high-quality technical content for Go developers and programmers. This role reports to our Senior Product Manager in Irvine, CA.

You have a technical background that enables interaction with Software Development Engineers, Product Managers, and Technical Program Managers. We hire people with a broad set of technical skills. Ideally, you have both a technical background and the ability to deliver high-quality technical documentation. While we dont expect you to be an expert in all of these areas, we hope you are excited to learn about them!

You Will:

Write, improve, and test technical documentation and code examples

Collaborate with engineering teams to create or acquire meaningful code examples in Go, JavaScript or other programming languages

Gather, analyze, and respond to customer feedback and data

Provide feature and bug input to engineering teams

Work with engineering teams and product management teams to prioritize work items

Establish writing projects and determine priorities

Guide documentation planning with engineering teams

Support the planning and delivery of developer education programs, like workshops and new hire onboarding classes.

You Have:

3+ years experience writing for developer and technical audiences: blog, product documentation, or technical information

Experience with web development, cloud computing, IaaS, PaaS, or related areas

Ability to write sample code in at least one of the following programming languages: Go, Java, .NET, JavaScript, Python, or Ruby

Experience designing, planning, and delivering content projects

Experience working on or closely with software development teams

Bonus Points

Experience working with agile project management methodologies

Experience working with Markdown-based documentation systems

Experience working with Git or similar distributed version control system

Technical experience in a major technology area such as Compute, Storage, Database, Developer Tools, Machine Learning, Security or IoT


Medical, Dental, Vision & Disability Insurance, 401(k), Maternity & Parental Leave, Flexible PTO, Commuter Benefits, Amazon Employee Discount, Monthly Contribution & Discounts for Wellness Related Activities and Programs (e.g., gym memberships, off-site massages), Breakfast & Lunch Served Daily, Free Snacks & Beverages.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at Twitch. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexualorientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status

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