Microsoft Corporation Senior Content Developer in Redmond, Washington

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We are building the Developer Relations dream team in Azure engineering. Our global team is maniacal about making the world amazing for developers of all backgrounds. We're excited to support and contribute to open source platforms, tools, and processes. We’re spreading awareness of Azure and enabling developers to do what they love; write, code, and learn.

This is the heart and soul of reinventing Microsoft’s relationship with developers. Sound exciting? This is your opportunity to join and be a key part of our mission! Learn more here: www.aka.ms/meettheteam

We create global online experiences for Microsoft, like docs.microsoft.com, Channel 9, and dev.microsoft.com. We believe that great online content and experiences (docs, demos, videos, code, tutorials) is the foundation of everything we do to make it easy for customers to learn and adopt our technology and solve their business challenges.

Are you excited by AI and big data, and want to work with them up close? Do you love to play with data and analytics tools? Do you dabble in development? Are you a creative thinker with a passion for making a difference?

We’re looking for an empathetic instructional writer with a talent for making complex technologies accessible. You’re organized and thrive on deadlines. You enjoy the challenge of managing content strategy and bringing together contributors to tell a compelling story. You’re customer-obsessed and eager to show impact. You set priorities using data. You use SEO practices to drive traffic to your documentation.

BTW: You sound awesome, and we would love to talk to you!

Here your skills are highly valued, and you have flexibility for your personal life and to work where you want.

Responsibilities

In this role, you’ll work with others to create compelling documentation for Microsoft AI, machine learning, and other advanced analytics products on Microsoft Docs ( https://docs.microsoft.com) :

  • Develop, prioritize, and execute customer-focused, data-informed content plans.

  • Work with engineering, support, marketing and customers to learn customer goals and needs.

  • Use data to report on your impact and prioritize your work. You’ll talk directly to customers!

  • Work with others to deliver high-quality documentation.

  • Create strategic content such as videos and infographics.

  • Refine the content through customer feedback, testing, and keeping current with tech.

Qualifications

Primary qualifications

  • You are a self-starter who works well independently and with others.

  • You have strong written and verbal English skills.

  • You know how to make content decisions with data.

  • You have 2 years of proven project management, organization, and planning experience.

  • You have 4 years of experience writing for a technical audience (developers, IT, DevOps).

  • You fear no tech tools and can get up to speed quickly on Git and markdown.

  • You have experience in customer analytics, data preparation, statistical modeling, data mining, pattern recognition, or probability theory.

  • You have proficiency with at least one of SQL, Java, Scala, Python, or R.

Helpful qualifications

  • Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Data Science, or Communications, or equivalent experience.

  • Experience with cloud machine learning services for app development or as a data scientist.

  • Experience working with customer support or consulting in the field.

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 at https://careers.microsoft.com/us/en/accommodationrequest .

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