Technical Writer M/F

Published: 7th July 2017

View the French version of this job description : Technical writer [FR] 2017

For more than 15 years, MyScript® has earned recognition and acclaim as the core technology powering the industry’s most advanced handwriting recognition engines. MyScript handwriting recognition and digital ink management technology provides optimal, consistent results with any digital writing device. In addition to the industry most comprehensive and accurate text recognition technology, MyScript can recognize complex mathematical equations, geometric shapes, and music notation.

By enabling a truly natural human machine interface, MyScript creates transformative opportunities for next-generation applications in the mobile, automotive, enterprise, education, and many other sectors.

With nearly 100 languages supported and a truly international team, MyScript serves customers worldwide from its headquarters in Nantes, France, and regional offices located in Paris, USA, Japan and South Korea.

With more than 350 millions of users worldwide, MyScript is strongly focused on innovation and high technology.

At the CES 2017, MyScript won the “best application” award for Nebo, our note taking app.

Technical Writer M/F

We’re looking for a Technical Writer whose passion is helping developers be successful. You’re responsible for documenting our SDKs and Toolkits.

Here is your responsibility scope:

  • Maintain existing documentation
  • Document new features and APIs in a clear, concise and human way
  • Democratize the documentation process across the R&D developer teams, serving as an editor for contributing engineers
  • Work with product managers and developers to shape the entirety of the MyScript developer experience
  • Contribute to our internal documentation initiatives
  • Profile

    Mandatory:

  • You have excellent written and verbal English language skills (you are preferably native English)
  • You can quickly learn complex concepts and technologies and, clearly explain them to others
  • You are comfortable with working in an unstructured writing environment with homegrown tooling (Markdown based)
  • You are comfortable handling multiple deadlines and self prioritization of ad hoc requests
  • You have experience working directly with engineers and product managers
  • You have experience writing in Markdown and HTML
  • You are comfortable navigating and reading source code in a variety of languages
  • You are comfortable working in the command line (Linux, Mac or Bash for Windows)
  • You are familiar with version control systems (Git)
  • You know one programming language (Java, C#, Go, Ruby) on top of C and/or C++
  • You possess strong illustration skills (there’s nothing better than a clean SVG figure to explain things)
  • You have experience writing all common forms of developer documentation (API reference, conceptual guides, tutorials, …)
  • In an international context, you wish to join a dynamic team working on exciting projects.

    Within MyScript, you contribute to a cutting edge technology and are able to identify your direct contribution to the production. You integrate a human scale company which promotes creativity, initiatives, share experience and friendly atmosphere.

    The position is located in Nantes (West of France)

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