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API Technical Writer - 97522 CONTRACT

Jul 25, 2022
New York
GFT Technologies SE

API Technical Writer

GFT Group  New York, New York, United States


Location: Remote – EST Coast based position


The new GFT API Technical Writer will be expected to:

Will work internally and with customer organizations to develop, plan, write, and edit technical documentation using a variety of formats.

Will ensure that the documentation is written clearly and suited to the needs of the customer’s users, whose technical product knowledge ranges from limited to highly proficient.



Quickly learn and adopt technology, tools, and process in a fast-paced environment

Research new trends in information and service delivery

Lead initiatives to improve content quality and usability and to improve team processes; contribute to strategy discussions

Adapt writing style to project requirements; apply principles of minimalism

Research and analyze the customer’s documentation requirements; create doc plan; write technical documentation

Perform risk analysis, identify potential issues, and create work estimates for doc projects

Grasp complex technologies with a strong analytical and technical aptitude

Implement information architecture methodologies and techniques

Demonstrate in-depth understanding of Agile and Waterfall development methodologies

Find creative and practical solutions to complex problems related to the creation and maintenance of documentation sets

Work with limited or no supervision to pursue established goals and resolve issues as they arise



Industry certification, college diploma, or university degree in Engineering / Computer Application / Technical Writing / Technology (BE/ME, B Tech/M Tech, BCA/MCA);

 7–10 years of experience as a Technical Writer

 3-4 years of experience developing API Platform documentation


Nice to Have:



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What we can do for you:

  • Competitive Base Salary Based on Experience plus metric based performance bonus
  • Competitive Benefits
  • Excellent Company Culture with Individual Development Plans to map out your career growth
  • Professional Development Training
  • An opportunity to work in a global environment
  • Open door policy with management
  • Opportunity to work in a global environment with diverse teams built with colleagues from around the world
  • Opportunity to work with technology industry leaders in the financial services environment
  • Opportunity to work for big name clients in capital markets and industry


Diversity & Inclusion Statement: 


At GFT we  are committed  to  cultivating,  fostering,  and  preserving  a  culture  of  diversity, equity and inclusion. We want to attract, recruit, develop and retain the most talented employees, regardless of their  background.  We  are  guided  by  our  values  in  everything  we  do, and  recognize  that being  a  diverse  and  inclusive  employer  helps  us  fulfill  our social responsibility  to  make  a difference.

Nearest Major Market: Manhattan
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

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