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Technical Editor 🔥

Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience in Technical Communication, or
related field

A minimum of 3 years of experience editing content using/managing a style guide

3+ years’ experience managing multiple projects and setting schedules and priorities

Advanced grammar skills

Developmental and copy-editing skills

Job summary
As cloud technologies continue to transform businesses, skilled individuals are in high
demand. At AWS Training and Certification (T&C), we are passionate about revolutionizing
the way people advance their cloud skills and careers. We equip diverse builders of today
and tomorrow with the knowledge they need to leverage the power of the AWS Cloud. Join
our dynamic, fast-growing team and help us empower our customers to build cloud skills.

As a Technical Editor at AWS, you will work with creative, dynamic people to drive quality
standards and edit AWS training content. You will be at the forefront of the effort to train
everyone from developers to cloud neophytes on how to use AWS services and succeed in
an increasingly cloud-driven world. The successful candidate is curious, creative,
collaborative, and willing to do what it takes to make sure learners grasp and retain the key
technical concepts in our courses.

The ideal candidate has experience editing in-depth content for developer or system
administrator products and the ability to drive consistency and unity across multiple content
deliverables. You have a strong understanding of customer needs and experience acting as
a customer advocate. Working with Technical Curriculum Developers, subject matter
experts, and stakeholders on the team, you will use the editorial process to ensure a high-
quality content experience for customers.

Key job responsibilities
Manage and maintain the editing process ensuring multiple quality checks for
organization, content, technical accuracy, and style.
Manage and maintain an internal style guide and word lists for group use.

Review style guide for accuracy

Manage editing schedules and workflows and communicate the schedules internally

Meet with subject-matter experts for concurrence as to content changes.

Remain current on new developments in technical writing, editing and publishing,
including technological enhancements which may affect the corporation.

A proactive attitude and a focus on resolving problems and delivering results.

Experience with web services and related technologies

Experience / knowledge of cloud computing

Some experience working in an agile programming environment

Strong interpersonal and verbal communications skills

Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment

Experience managing multiple projects and setting their schedules and priorities

A proactive attitude and a focus on resolving problems and delivering results

Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.

Pursuant to the Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Workers in New York City who perform in-person work or interact with the public in the course of business must show proof they have been fully vaccinated against COVID or request and receive approval for a reasonable accommodation, including medical or religious accommodation.

Our compensation reflects the cost of labor across several US geographic markets. The base pay for this position ranges from $94,600/year in our lowest geographic market up to $185,000/year in our highest geographic market. Pay is based on a number of factors including market location and may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. Amazon is a total compensation company. Dependent on the position offered, equity, sign-on payments, and other forms of compensation may be provided as part of a total compensation package, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits. Applicants should apply via our internal or external career site.

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