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Senior Developer Writer (APIs, SDKs & code)

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Imagine a career where your creative inspiration can fuel BIG innovation. Year-over-year, Intuit has been recognized on Fortune's “100 Best Companies To Work For” and at the top of Fortune World’s “Most Admired Software Companies.” Immerse yourself in our award winning culture while creating break-through solutions that change the financial lives of more than 50 million personal users, seven million small businesses, and over 1,800 financial institutions and their millions of customers worldwide.

Combining organic growth with strategic partnerships, Intuit is expanding its social, mobile, and global footprint with products and services that are revolutionizing the industry. Our 8,000 entrepreneurial employees have brought more than 250 innovations to market -- from QuickBooks®, Quicken®, and TurboTax®, to GoPayments, Mint.com, Intuit Healthcare Solutions, big data, SaaS, and mobile apps. The breadth and depth of these customer-driven innovations mean limitless opportunities for you to turn your ingenious ideas into reality at Intuit.

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Primary Responsibilities

As an Intuit Partner Platform (IPP) Sr. Developer Writer you are a main contributor for our public facing technical documentation for developers as well as screencasts, videos, and technical articles. Use your communication, writing and presentation skills to identify, write, and maintain high quality developer resources that enable and ease developer adoption, applying a strong focus on technical writing and documentation (sample code, SDKs, API code & instructions, and overall technical content). In addition, you will also be representing IPP at developer conferences and community events – plenty of opportunities to practice and grow your strong communication skills. The ideal candidate possesses strong technical skills and a passion for getting involved in a wide-range of web technologies and hold their own with engineers.

  • Identify, create, and maintain high quality developer resources that enable and ease developer adoption
  • Ensure that IPP's developer-facing services (documentation for APIs, SDKs, widgets, etc.) are meeting developer's needs
  • Attend and present at developer conferences and other events. Actively blog and write developer articles, tutorials, and sample code
  • Participate in architectural and design discussions with strategic internal and external partners to speed adoption and ensure best practices during implementation
  • Use the community interactions with developers to influence IPP’s API and product strategy by working cross-functionally with product management, engineering, architects, developers, marketing, and our partner’s technology executives


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent
  • Understanding or writing experience with web services & API's (SOAP, REST, JSON)
  • Understanding or writing experience with one or more of the following: Java/J2EE, .NET, web frameworks, scripting, front-end code/frameworks
  • Strong teamwork skills. Must possess the ability to effectively and efficiently work in a cross-functional environment including Product Managers, Architects, QA engineers, and Developer Support Engineers
  • "Self-starter" and autonomous driver
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills required
  • Nice to have: A strong presence and/or participation in open source communities and events

Please reach out to Amanda Hippe (amanda_hippe@intuit.com or 650-944-5423) to apply or with any additional questions.

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Intuit Partner Platform (IPP) is Intuit’s strategic developer platform that enables rich integrations with products like QuickBooks and QuickBooks Online. For more information visit http://developer.intuit.com/

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Senior Developer Writer (APIs, SDKs & code) at Intuit




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Mountain View, CA, US




Jan 18, 2013