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Technical Writer III (Contingent)

Allegis Global Solutions

$38 - $42 / hour
Apply before: August 31, 2024
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  • Date posted
    April 29, 2024
  • Location
  • Salary
    $38 - $42 / hour
  • Apply before
    August 31, 2024
  • Career Level

Job Description

Please note that this is a contract role providing services to Amazon via Allegis Global Solutions. If you are selected for this role, you will be employed by AGS and will not be an employee of Amazon. is looking for an outstanding technical writer for the Foundational Web Services team.

As a technical writer, you will create and publish technical documentation for the Amazon technology platform, including developer’s guides and detailed API documentation.

Successful past delivery of developer-oriented technical documentation for a programming platform is required. Must have experience writing documentation for APIs, SDKs, components, and tools. Your documentation will be used by internal software developers and external 3rd parties building applications on the Amazon platform. This position requires precise documentation and clear communication and presentation skills, along with a solid understanding of software engineering. The ability to create and document code in Perl, C++, PHP, and Java is required because you must quickly understand the complexity of our systems, create sample applications that demonstrate individual components of the system, and share this information with others.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Design, develop & deliver documentation for the Foundational Web Services platform
  • Develop content re-use and single-sourcing strategies
  • Help evaluate and select tools and technologies for the technical publications team


  • 4+ years in a writing or lead writing role
  • Proven ability to work with developers and write for a developer audience
  • Experience working with a programming language such as Java, C#, or C++ is essential
  • Proven experience designing documentation for software APIs
  • Strong interpersonal, written, and verbal communications skills
  • Passion to thrive in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment
  • Experience with XML-based publishing systems
  • Some experience with web services and related technologies a plus

Contract Length: 6 Months

Location: Remote

Pay Range: $38 – $42 per hour

AGS is an equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer (M/F/Disability/Veterans). We Will consider all applications without regard to race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, genetic information or any other status protected by applicable law.