• Technical Writer, Hardware, Google Distributed Cloud

    Google Sunnyvale, CA 94086

    Job #1896118039

  • Minimum qualifications:

    • 2 years of experience in technical writing, product documentation, or online publishing (e.g., writing technical customer-facing materials or online content).

    • Experience with cloud-based infrastructure (e.g., working with virtual machines, containers, networking, etc.).

    Preferred qualifications:

    • Experience documenting runbooks for hardware installation.

    • Experience or interest with multi-cloud or hybrid Cloud environments.

    Technical writers communicate complex information clearly, concisely and accurately, and without relying on jargon. As a technical writer, your role involves tasks such as writing conceptual overviews and procedures, reading and writing example code, or updating help center queries and FAQs. Technical writers play a big part at Google. They are a key link between engineers, marketing associates, developer advocates, as well as all the external users and developers, tying together many vital but disparate parts of the Google ecosystem.

    You develop complex, in-depth communications for internal and external audiences and manage projects that involve coordinating multiple junior writers.

    Google Distributed Cloud provides a solution for organizations looking to accelerate their cloud adoption without running their workloads in a public cloud due to compliance and data sovereignty needs.

    As a Technical Writer, you will impact government organizations, financial institutions, and other customers for Google. You will be creating a networking diagram one day and writing markup language manifests that describe cloud-based architecture the next.

    Google Cloud provides organizations with leading infrastructure, platform capabilities and industry solutions. We deliver enterprise-grade cloud solutions that leverage Google's cutting-edge technology to help companies operate more efficiently and adapt to changing needs, giving customers a foundation for the future. Customers in more than 150 countries turn to Google Cloud as their trusted partner to solve their most critical business problems.

    Additional Information

    (Colorado only*) Minimum salary of $88,000 + bonus + equity + benefits.

    *Note: Disclosure as required by sb19-085 (8-5-20) of the minimum salary compensation for this role when being hired into our offices in Colorado.

    • Write technical documentation for developers and cloud architects building solutions for their own private Cloud.

    • Design and organize documentation sets to support customers building their own cloud infrastructure.

    • Edit, clarify, and proofread documents written by others, and coach non-writers on ways to improve their writing skills.

    • Work with a global team of engineers, product teams, content strategists, and other technical writers.

    Google is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. See also Google's EEO Policy (~~~/) and EEO is the Law. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know by completing our Accommodations for Applicants form (~~~) .

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