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Senior Content Developer

Job Type Part-Time  
Experience Level Senior  
Organization Type Corporate L&D  
Pay Range $145k - $238k/ yr  


Power Platform is a constantly evolving suite of business applications that provides low-code/no-code application and website development, workflow automation, AI bot development, and data analytics with broad connectivity through a rich and secure data platform. More information: https://powerplatform.microsoft.com/

The Microsoft Power Platform Skilling team is looking for an experienced content developer to create technical documentation and videos for users who design, configure, and publish modern, external websites using Power Pages. You’ll also be responsible for the documentation of other areas of Power Platform as required. 

Join our team if you:

  • Love learning about new technologies, are passionate about connecting with customers, and enjoy exploring new ways of providing content and creating meaningful content experiences.
  • Can successfully influence without authority and form partnerships with a talented team of Program Managers (PMs) and developers to drive the creation of content focused on administrators and IT professionals who are responsible for administering, governing, and securing their users and business data.
  • Want to be part of a diverse and inclusive team that prizes innovation and has a collaborative spirit where everyone’s views count.

Microsoft’s mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. As employees we come together with a growth mindset, innovate to empower others, and collaborate to realize our shared goals. Each day we build on our values of respect, integrity, and accountability to create a culture of inclusion where everyone can thrive at work and beyond.

In alignment with our Microsoft values, we are committed to cultivating an inclusive work environment for all employees to positively impact our culture every day.


As a Senior Content Developer on our team:

  • You will be responsible for the content strategy, writing, delivery, and maintenance of Power Platform content, including text, illustrations, and videos.
  • You will work closely with stakeholders including PMs, designers, support team members, and other content developers. You will often write content in collaboration with feature PMs and other writers.
  • You’ll need to develop a deep understanding of your assigned customer needs and feature areas, plan and prioritize content work, improve content based on feedback and metrics, and manage multiple deliverables simultaneously.
  • You should be able to respond quickly to new/changing priorities as well as thrive in an environment where you’re busy working closely with others to deliver content that is both highly visible and impactful.
  • Embody our culture and values


Required Qualifications:

  • 5+ years experience in writing, content design, information technology (IT), or coding/programming
        o OR equivalent experience.
  • 5+ years of experience creating documentation or training for administrators, IT professionals, or other highly technical audiences
  • 3+ years of experience interacting with software developers, program/product managers, and other content developers to plan and deliver clear, easy-to-understand technical documentation

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Effective language writing skills
  • 2+ years of experience creating and managing content using GitHub and Markdown
  • Knowledge of Power Platform and Power Pages concepts
  • Creative approach to problem solving and for creating meaningful content experiences
  • Knowledge of trends in the user assistance, training, or content publishing industry

The typical base pay range for this role across the U.S. is USD $112,000 – $218,400 per year. There is a different range applicable to specific work locations, within the San Francisco Bay area and New York City metropolitan area, and the base pay range for this role in those locations is USD $145,800 – $238,600 per year.

Certain roles may be eligible for benefits and other compensation. Find additional benefits and pay information here: https://careers.microsoft.com/us/en/us-corporate-pay