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Technical Writer


May 18, 2018

Central London


Agent: Jonny F.

Job #: 133064

Job Description

Technical Writer


Salary: £45K-£55K

Location: Central London

Start Date: ASAP/Notice Period


Our client are a top emerging tech start-up focussed in the payment sector. They have proudly developed all their own technology in-house and are making fantastic developments in this area. With a team of on-site engineers, our client are looking to further their reach and their offering to customers and are looking to bring on the addition skills of a Technical Writer to join their team.


Role Description


Our client are looking for an experienced Technical Writer, ideally with a background in FinTech or Financial writing who can join the Product Team, participating in meetings with the engineering squad. Actual writing will involve new features and product requirements, working on the next generation of tech within the company. All writing will be tech-heavy so the chosen candidate will be someone with a prior knowledge of the industry and product offerings within it. Work will also include writing for the website and various marketing material, whilst also with a technical spin, this will be more for the every-man and must cater towards less tech-savvy customers, as well as those in the know.


Other responsibilities will include writing user guides for the payment gateway and it’s features, as well as API reference guides, conducting your own research and requirement gathering. Working closely with experts and specialists when required.


Skills & Experience


Our client are looking for an experienced and talented Technical Writer with a good understanding of the FinTech/Financial market. Someone who is product oriented and has an excellent command of the English language. Previous experience with API reference guides is important as is a collaborative and team-focussed approach.


Other skills include:

  • Previous experience within a Tech company, or Financial experience
  • Experience writing markdown language
  • Strong understanding of server API’s and Web technologies
  • Understanding of HTML & CSS a bonus
  • Strong Product oriented focus with a willingness to understand
  • Keen interest in the Tech industry


**Please note, all applications must be accompanied with a CV and portfolio

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