Job Alert: Programming Writer opening on Visual Basic Team (Robin Reynolds-Haertle)


The Visual Basic User Education team has an interesting opportunity that I wanted to share with you all.  We’re looking for a Visual Basic .Net application programmer who also has a flair for writing. If you’d like to submit your resume, please apply for this job via the Microsoft Careers site. 

– Robin Reynolds-Haertle, Documentation Manager

Job Title: Programming Writer
Job Category: User Assistance & Education
Product: Visual Studio
Date Posted: 08/18/2007
Job Code: 205760
Location: WA – Redmond
Travel Required: 
Do you have a passion for .NET programming? Are you ready to be an early adopter of new technologies? Do you want to be a subject matter expert? If so, join the Visual Basic User Education team, and you’ll be at the cutting edge of .NET technologies designed for the next generation of line of business applications.

Why Visual Basic? Visual Basic is the #1 choice for .NET development and leads in customer downloads. And, the Visual Basic.NET team is working on innovations for code-focused developers, encompassing both the Visual Basic and Visual C# programming languages. You’ll write about the next generation of developer platforms, including LINQ language features, SQL Server 2008, and Silverlight. Visual Basic.NET customers are using all these technologies to create line-of-business applications.

You will be responsible for creating customer-focused and accurate documentation for a developer audience. This content will include technology and feature overviews, tasks and scenarios, code samples, and API reference documentation. You will also explore videos, forums, and blogs as avenues to provide content to customers.

Join the Visual Basic team and be a part of the product team from vision through release. You will use your teamwork skills to collaborate with program managers, developers, testers, and other members of the documentation team. You must have good organizational skills and the ability to prioritize among multiple work items. Developing good working partnerships with various members of the product team will be critical to your success.

Basic qualifications for this position include: technical writing or programming writing experience; experience writing code using Microsoft Visual C#, Microsoft Visual Basic, Microsoft J#, or Java; and a Bachelor’s degree or higher in Technical Communications, Computer Science, or equivalent experience. Writing samples are required.



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