Technical Writer

  • location: Jersey City, NJ
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $20 - $29 per hour
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job description

Technical Writer

job summary:
ASAP Start

Responsibilities

  • Work with internal tech and Operation teams to obtain an in-depth understanding of the product and the documentation requirements
  • Produce high-quality documentation that meets applicable standards and is appropriate for its intended audience
  • Participate in discovery sessions and define scope, objectives and key participants in project charter
 
location: Jersey City, New Jersey
job type: Contract
salary: $20 - 29 per hour
work hours: 9am to 5pm
education: Bachelors
 
responsibilities:
  • Extract and clearly define technical specifications which can be mapped to requirements and scope
  • Write easy-to-understand user interface text, online help and developer guides
  • Create tutorials to help end-users use a variety of applications
 
qualifications:
Requirements

  • Minimum of 5-6 years of experience as a technical writer
  • Strong MS Office skills and ability to produce technical documentation; programming skills are an asset
  • Understand business language and able to interface succinctly with technology partners as well as business partners, able to disseminate difficult and technical points to non-technical audience. Financial experience preferred.
 
skills:
  • Understand technical systems and software support for system modification, implementation, or conversion
  • Ability to deliver high quality documentation paying attention to detail
  • Ability to quickly grasp complex technical concepts and make them easily understandable in text and pictures
  • Excellent written skills in English
  • Great analytical skills. Ability to deep dive into complex details and resolve issues.
  • Experience of working with AGILE methodology of software development.
  • Ability to prioritize, adjust, and push for completion of multiple tasks in a fast paced organization.
  • Ability to problem solve, apply reason, take initiative, use judgment, and perform multiple concurrent tasks.
  • Experience with business software, databases, and web-based applications
  • Experience with API documentation
  • Passion for translating complex concepts into digestible documentation.
  • Experience working with multiple stakeholders to produce and review documentation
  • Experience working with and maintaining knowledge bases and documentation repositories

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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