Technical Writer

  • location: Tallahassee, FL
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $99.99 per hour
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job description

Technical Writer

job summary:
The primary purpose of the Senior Technical Writer is to write, edit documentation for hardware and related software applications in a fast-paced business environment. The ideal candidate possesses excellent written and verbal communication skills, experience with ITIL, and is a superb analytical thinker who is able to simplify complex topics for a non-technical audience, and is able to juggle multiple competing priorities. Writing samples will be required.

 
location: Tallahassee, Florida
job type: Contract
salary: $0.00 - 99.99 per hour
work hours: 8am to 5pm
education: Bachelors
 
responsibilities:
  • Create task-oriented documentation for new products in fast-paced business environment
  • Update existing hardware and software documentation
  • Create Support Documentation, Issue Resolutions, etc.
  • Track documentation deliverables as part of an overall product development schedule
  • Liaise with external writing contractors to ensure their writing meets the overall schedule
  • Work hand-in-glove with project engineers and product managers to clarify and resolve issues
 
qualifications:
  • Handle special projects
  • Work cross-functionally with local and remote teams, including software and hardware engineers, QA, tech support, localization, and marketing
  • Distill and communicate technical information to audiences with a wide range of technical knowledge
  • Follow departmental and company policies to create and release documentation
  • Readily adapt to changing priorities
  • Attend weekly cross-functional team status meetings
  • Manage multiple projects
 
skills:
  • Excellent technical writer who enjoys learning and writing about technology in clear, concise English
  • Detail oriented
  • Experience with single-source and task-based technical writing

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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