New Job Opportunity on the Windows Embedded Content Team


Are you interested in joining the Windows Embedded content team? We are currently looking for an experienced Programming Writer to lead the content efforts for Windows Automotive. This is a very exciting opportunity. Read more about this position below or browse to the official job description online:


Are you a Programming Writer looking for greater responsibility and a leadership position? Looking for an exciting challenge? Do you love to play with the latest embedded technologies such as Ford Sync powered by Microsoft? The Windows Embedded Team has a job for you! We are looking for a versatile programmer writer to work on technologies for Microsoft Auto. The small but extremely dynamic MED CPUB writing team offers exciting challenges and unparalleled opportunities to learn and document the latest technologies in the embedded platforms.

This is not the typical programmer writer position. This person will be the lead for Automotive Content Publishing. You will work closely with editors, production engineers, and other writers as well as developers, program managers, testers, and developer support. The ideal candidate has experience writing for a developer audience, ideally systems software writing experience, and real-world C++ and C# programming experience. A preferred candidate would have strong knowledge of Microsoft Visual Studio and XML, and be familiar with the Microsoft Manual of Style for Technical Publications.
Required qualifications
     C, C++, or C# programming experience
     Excellent writing, communication, planning, and organizational skills
     At least one year experience writing developer documentation
     Proven ability to produce high quality results under tight deadlines
     Project management experience
     Aptitude for learning new tools and technologies quickly
     The ability to identify documentation gaps and proactively scope, schedule, and create content that addresses the situation
     Desire to participate in an ongoing dialog with the developer community
     B.A. or B.S. in English, Communications, Computer Science, or equivalent work experience
Preferred qualifications
     Win32 programming experience
     Systems software programming experience (SDK, kernel, operating systems, device drivers, etc)
     Two years experience writing developer documentation
     SDK writing experience
     Familiarity with developing Windows CE and/or Mobile (Smartphone and Pocket PC) applications.
     Familiarity with the build and production processes used to create online Help.
     Familiarity with Microsoft Visual Studio and XML
     Experience using DocStudio in a single-sourcing model.
     Experience managing temporary agency programmer writers.

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