14 days old
2017-11-072017-12-05

Technical Writer

Columbus, OH 43230
  • Job Code
    582097
  • Payrate
    $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


Responsibilities:


- 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

Categories

  • Information Technology

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