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
Are you excited by emerging technology, AI, and machine learning – and want to work with them up close? Do you love to play with code, data, and analytics tools? Are you a creative thinker with a passion for making a difference?
We’re looking for an experienced, empathetic instructional writer with a talent for making complex technologies accessible. You’re organized and thrive on deadlines. You enjoy the challenge of 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 best practices to help customers find your documentation.
BTW: You sound awesome, and we would love to talk to you!
Here we highly value your skills and your work-life balance. Location in the greater-Seattle area isn’t required.
In this role, you’ll work with others to create compelling documentation for machine learning 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.
Work with others to deliver high-quality documentation.
Create other strategic content such as videos and infographics.
Refine the content through customer feedback, testing, and keeping current with tech.
3+ years of experience writing for a technical audience (Data Scientists, Developers, IT, DevOps, etc.) and coding/programming with Python.
OR equivalent experience.
Additional or Preferred Qualifications:
Proficiency with Python. (Highly preferred)
You have proficiency with at least one of the following: SQL, Java, Scala, Spark, or R.
Experience with cloud machine learning services for app development or as a data scientist.
You are a self-starter who works well independently and with others.
You know how to make content decisions with data.
You have 3 years of proven project management, organization, and planning experience.
You fear no tech tools and can get up to speed quickly on Git and markdown.
You have experience in artificial intelligence, customer analytics, data preparation, statistical modeling, data mining, or probability theory. And/or you have experience as a developer creating intelligent apps.
4+ years of experience writing for a technical audience (Data Scientists, Developers, IT, DevOps, etc.) and coding/programming with Python.
OR 2+ years of proven writing, content design, IT, or coding/programming experience AND a Technical Certification or Degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, English, Writing, Journalism, Communications or related field
OR equivalent experience.
3+ years of experience in a related technical domain.
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:
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