Technical Writer

  • location: Dallas, TX
  • type: Contract
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Technical Writer

job summary:
Qualifications:

Qualified candidate will have a Marketing/Communications/Journalism Degree or equal years of experience with a focus on Marketing and Technology. Seeking at least 3-5 years of Technical Writing and Human Resources communications experience. Experience writing software documentation and technical product manuals. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Strong organizational and analytical skills. Ability to effectively present information. Requires knowledge of financial terms and principles. Ability to comprehend, analyze, and interpret documents. Ability to solve problems involving several options in situations. Advanced skills in Microsoft Office software programs including Word and PowerPoint; moderate skills in SharePoint and Excel also necessary. Experience with email campaign and content management systems. Moderate understanding of real estate, Human Resources, change management and/or project management principles. General understanding of communications theory, adult learning styles and current trends in the approach and delivery of both. Comfort working in a high-paced environment with competing deadlines, varying levels of ambiguity and the need to multi-task often. Proactive, innovative and analytical qualities to identify efficiencies, needs and improved ways to deliver projects. Ability to effectively and efficiently respond to complex inquiries from internal and external partners

Responsibilities:

Researches, writes and maintains documentation for enterprise applications. Utilizes documentation standards to prepare reference material for developers and end-users. Develops, edits and creates content for the documentation of software applications and hardware environments as it pertains to Human Resources. Utilizes templates for standardizing system documentation. Creates photographs, drawings, sketches, diagrams and charts to illustrate material. Conducts research and interviews technical and business personnel and reads existing journals/documentation/user manuals to become familiar with product technologies and production methods. Validates accuracy of existing documentation. Provides ad-hoc technical assistance to managers and other members of the application development team. May recommend changes or enhancements to templates and other documentation standards. Decisions made with thorough knowledge of procedures and company policies to achieve set results and deadlines. Responsible for the following: Acclimate quickly to and gain full understanding of client communications culture (existing vehicles, preferred voice, communications strategy and approach, etc.). Ongoing Governance. Assist with the development of our global transition management program including but not limited to: Commonly used templates and best practices as well as internal process documentation

 
location: Dallas, Texas
job type: Contract
work hours: 8am to 5pm
education: Bachelors
 
responsibilities:
Researches, writes and maintains documentation for enterprise applications. Utilizes documentation standards to prepare reference material for developers and end-users. Develops, edits and creates content for the documentation of software applications and hardware environments as it pertains to Human Resources. Utilizes templates for standardizing system documentation. Creates photographs, drawings, sketches, diagrams and charts to illustrate material. Conducts research and interviews technical and business personnel and reads existing journals/documentation/user manuals to become familiar with product technologies and production methods. Validates accuracy of existing documentation. Provides ad-hoc technical assistance to managers and other members of the application development team. May recommend changes or enhancements to templates and other documentation standards. Decisions made with thorough knowledge of procedures and company policies to achieve set results and deadlines. Responsible for the following: Acclimate quickly to and gain full understanding of client communications culture (existing vehicles, preferred voice, communications strategy and approach, etc.). Ongoing Governance. Assist with the development of our global transition management program including but not limited to: Commonly used templates and best practices as well as internal process documentation

 
qualifications:
Qualified candidate will have a Marketing/Communications/Journalism Degree or equal years of experience with a focus on Marketing and Technology. Seeking at least 3-5 years of Technical Writing and Human Resources communications experience. Experience writing software documentation and technical product manuals. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Strong organizational and analytical skills. Ability to effectively present information. Requires knowledge of financial terms and principles. Ability to comprehend, analyze, and interpret documents. Ability to solve problems involving several options in situations. Advanced skills in Microsoft Office software programs including Word and PowerPoint; moderate skills in SharePoint and Excel also necessary. Experience with email campaign and content management systems. Moderate understanding of real estate, Human Resources, change management and/or project management principles. General understanding of communications theory, adult learning styles and current trends in the approach and delivery of both. Comfort working in a high-paced environment with competing deadlines, varying levels of ambiguity and the need to multi-task often. Proactive, innovative and analytical qualities to identify efficiencies, needs and improved ways to deliver projects. Ability to effectively and efficiently respond to complex inquiries from internal and external partners

 
skills: Qualified candidate will have a Marketing/Communications/Journalism Degree or equal years of experience with a focus on Marketing and Technology. Seeking at least 3-5 years of Technical Writing and Human Resources communications experience. Experience writing software documentation and technical product manuals. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Strong organizational and analytical skills. Ability to effectively present information. Requires knowledge of financial terms and principles. Ability to comprehend, analyze, and interpret documents. Ability to solve problems involving several options in situations. Advanced skills in Microsoft Office software programs including Word and PowerPoint; moderate skills in SharePoint and Excel also necessary. Experience with email campaign and content management systems. Moderate understanding of real estate, Human Resources, change management and/or project management principles. General understanding of communications theory, adult learning styles and current trends in the approach and delivery of both. Comfort working in a high-paced environment with competing deadlines, varying levels of ambiguity and the need to multi-task often. Proactive, innovative and analytical qualities to identify efficiencies, needs and improved ways to deliver projects. Ability to effectively and efficiently respond to complex inquiries from internal and external partners


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