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Tech Writer
Boston, Massachusetts  |  Remote
Contract Position
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Applied on January 29, 2022
Job Id #49963 Posted September 21, 2021

Remote in US, EST Preferred

Job Description

Looking for a Technical Writer with the ability to write using both technical and non-technical / business terminology to produce best in class documentation for enterprise Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) / web services.

Your Responsibilities

  • Understand and document existing API products by leveraging existing documentation, performing testing of the existing APIs using a developer tool such as Postman or collaborating with the development team
  • Write both non-technical copy to describe the expected functionality of the APIs and the business definitions behind the various data in the request / response as well as technical copy documenting the request / response formats using to industry standard methods
  • Utilize documentation tools / best practices such as RAML, Mulesoft pages and Swagger as the destination format for the documentation
  • Review the documentation with stakeholders, collect feedback and edit

Your Skills & Experience

  • Significant experience in technical writing of developer consumable documentation such as API documentation or similar
  • Strong knowledge of the the fundamentals of software development and APIs including request, response, RAML and JSON
  • Experience with formats and platforms for the delivery of API documentation such as RAML, Mulesoft pages and Swagger
  • Ability to write both technical content as well as business focus content
  • Experience with leveraging developer tools such as Postman to be able to independently explore / test APIs to confirm the actual behavior and document it

Horizontal is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We seek to provide employment opportunities to talented, qualified candidates regardless of race, color, sex/gender including gender identity and/or expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under federal, state or local law.

In addition, Horizontal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need to request a reasonable accommodation in order to complete the application or interview process, please contact

All applicants applying must be legally authorized to work in the country of employment.


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