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Microsoft Corporation Content Developer II in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Senior Content Developer for Windows Developer Documentation Team

The Windows Developer Documentation team is looking for a Senior Content Developer to help us inform and educate Windows application developers about all the cool stuff we’re working on. We are hoping to find that special someone who can combine writing skills with coding abilities.

If your application is successful, you’ll enjoy being part of a team that helps each other out, shares jokes on Teams, and knows we’re having an impact on millions of developers across the world.

This position is remote-friendly.

Responsibilities

  • You will take ownership of specific areas of Windows SDKs and Windows 11 technologies. This will involve working with feature teams to research, document and publish API reference and samples, as well as responding to bugs that our readers have filed.

  • You’ll work with multiple groups to find ways to improve our processes and grow our influence with teams and communities.

  • You will use a GitHub-based system to create content written in Markdown, using various in-house tools.

Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

  • 3+ years experience writing for a technical audience.

  • 3+ years programming experience.

  • 3+ years experience with planning and organizing projects, tracking work, estimating resources, and providing regular reports.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • You will have a proven ability to explain programming concepts clearly and concisely – please provide samples of your writing (for example: technical documentation, blogs and articles).

  • You will have the necessary coding skills to write and understand example code.

  • A respect for everyone in our large developer community, no matter their background, beliefs or culture.

  • A passion for trying out new ideas – combined with the willingness to test and measure how successful those ideas will be.

  • A strong problem-solving attitude, an interest in the arts of both writing and programming, and a desire to increase skills in these areas (and more).

  • Experience writing apps for Windows in C# or C++ Experience with Git

  • Participation in a developer community (for example, StackOverflow or GitHub presence)

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Ability to meet Microsoft, customer and/or government security screening requirements are required for this role. These requirements include, but are not limited to the following specialized security screenings:

  • Microsoft Cloud Background Check: This position will be required to pass the Microsoft Cloud background check upon hire/transfer and every two years thereafter.

Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request via the Accommodation request form (https://careers.microsoft.com/us/en/accommodationrequest) .

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