PRI Global

Technical Writer with API Documentation Experience

Job Title:                          Content Strategy Analyst

Location:                         Arlington, VA 22201

Duration:                       12 Months (Opportunity to extend / convert)

Rate:                               Up to $42/Hour

Interview process:         First round phone screen, Second round Skype Video,

Intake Call:

•            Technical Writer with API Documentation Experience

•            This person will write Technical Documentation (program for financial inclusion)

•            API’s will need to integrate with Client Platforms (must be able to write clear API documentation)

•            Create Release Documentation for this product


•            Background in technical role will help. Programmer, QA, etc.. – Software Development Mindset (Coming from Development or QA background is preferred)

•            Must understand how to walk through Java code (spring framework), Postgres, SaaS, and cloud platforms (balance of technologist and technical documentation)

•            If no Postgres, will accept Cassandra or Mongo DB


What is the name of your group, and what is your team’s main responsibility? The name of my group is the MCP Software Engineering Team. The responsibility of the team is to build a cloud-native global platform to help facilitate credit to micro-merchants in developing markets. 

How does that fit into the overall organization? Commitment to financial inclusion and inclusive growth.

What is the culture of your team?

Check the ego at the door – Our egos and personal agendas must never take precedence over doing what is best for the team.

Take the extra time to do things right the first time – Don’t take short-cuts. The goal is to get things “right” not merely to get things “done.”

Practice blameless problem-solving – Treat mistakes as learning opportunities. Focus on the following questions: What are the best options to solve the problem? What have we learned that can help us from repeating the mistake? How will we integrate that learning into new behaviors or practices?

What will the work schedule be? 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Will this position require OT? No

What will a typical workday look like for this contractor?

Author internal engineering-facing documentation independently or in collaboration with Product Owners, Architects or Engineers

Create User Guides and Documentation working in conjunction with the Application Development teams

Maintain existing documentation as changes are introduced to existing products/processes

Edit content is written by Technical Product Owners, Architects or Engineers

Will there be any travel involved? There is no travel involved in this role.

What are your top required technical skills?

Experience with designing and delivering developer documentation

Experience in Java/J2EE with a good understanding of Restful web services, Spring, Hibernate, and No-SQL databases like PostgreSQL

Ability to read and understand source code written in Java, Python, and/or JavaScript.

What are a couple of desired/nice to have skills?

Understand the SaaS products end-to-end (e.g. API design, business logic, critical user journey)

Experience gathering and analyzing business & functional requirements across multiple stakeholders to deliver solutions that meet critical business needs

Experience writing API reference documentation

Exhibited ability to make independent decisions. Works well with ambiguity and is naturally inclined to drive clarity

What soft skills would you like to see in a candidate?

Team Player Mindset

Effective Communication skills

Good Attitude


Works Well Under Pressure

Is there anything that would automatically disqualify a candidate?

A resume that is longer than four pages would automatically disqualify a candidate.

What will be your interview process? (Phone, skype, on-site) Skype

If you are interested in this position please respond with your latest Resume, expected hourly rate, availability date and at least 2 references to


Jeff Mislang

PRI Global

174 Clarkson Road

Ellisville MO 63011

Email: | Web:

(Direct) 636 591 2742

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