14 days old

Technical Writer

Columbus, OH 43230
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    $34 To $37

Technical writer is responsible for creating and writing various types of documents including conceptual & logical architecture diagrams, physical architecture documents, job aids, cheat sheets or instructions, and storyboards.

This position works with technologists, consultants. other stakeholders, and/or subject matter experts to develop documentation in the following areas:

- Create detailed systems architecture illustrations to be utilized by system design engineers, solution architects, and project and program managers.

- Conduct one-on-one and group meetings to procure resources to support the development of architecture artifacts.

Also important for this position is an appreciation for these disciplines:

- This is a highly detail-oriented role with emphasis on efficient, progressive workflow accountability and requires acutely focused attention while concurrently networking with subject matter experts from many disciplines.

- This role demands the ability to derive and produce comprehensive detailed systems documentation from basic high-level concepts and do so in a way that is clear and concise. The Technical Writer must make complex concepts easy to understand.

Application / Modules:

- Enter specific applications, modules, skill required


- Work with architects and other technical leaders to build the documents for the EA community

- Work with Architects and Technical Leads to document their conceptual, logical, and physical architectures

- Use photographs, drawings, diagrams, animation, and charts that increase users' understanding

- Select appropriate medium for message or audience, such as manuals, Visio, Powerpoint, online videos, or other multi -media formats

- Standardize content and structure across various functional areas and brands

- Make content easy to search for and consume

- Gather usability feedback from partners, designers, and engineers

- Revise documents as new issues arise

- Will also construct training manuals and appropriate documentation related to EA

- Author artifacts to communicate effectively utilizing written and visual media

Skill Level

- The Technical Writer position requires a minimum of 3 years of experience in technical writing

- Prior experience writing technical manuals/user guides for technology

- Good organization and follow-up skills are required

- Excellent written communication and visual design skills are required

- Ability to develop consistent formats for technical manuals and documents

- Extensive experience using industry standard technical writing and graphic design tools such as those available from Microsoft and the Adobe Creative Suite

- Experience in creating PowerPoint and Visio diagrams of architect's vision

- Experience in creating documents of application and infrastructure designs

- Experience with agile and/or iterative project methodology processes

- Highly organized, deadline oriented, quality focused

- Understanding of technical and technology terms and processes

- Ability to work with minimal guidance


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