10 days old

Technical Writer

Hillsboro, OR 97124
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    $28 To $32

We have a 9 month contract opportunity for a Technical Writer in Hillsboro, OR.

Minimum Qualifications:

- This position requires excellent writing skills combined with a technical background.

- Candidate must have a Bachelor's degree or a Master's in English, Technical Writing, Technical Communications or a related field

- Candidate must have:

o Two to three years of experience as a technical writer responsible for creating technical documentation, preferably for software products.

o Working knowledge of standard authoring tools and/or technology, such as Acrobat*, RoboHelp*, Xmetal* , and HTML/CSS.

- Familiarity with web publishing and/or DITA XML-based publishing is a plus.

- Working knowledge of C/C++, Fortran, or some other programming language is a plus.


In this position, you will be responsible for defining and implementing product documentation strategy for our client's software products. You will develop documentation (online help, user guides, technical reference manuals, getting started guides, etc.) to help software developers quickly start using the client's Software Products.

As an information developer (tech writer), you will be an integral part of a software product development and release team. You will work with Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) to identify gaps in existing content, and develop a documentation plan from scratch by understanding product workflows, interfacing with SMEs, or from engineering specifications, and determine appropriate format, structure, syntax, and style, as well as adhere to legal guidelines.

In addition to excellent planning, coordination, and communication skills, this position requires an ability to work with remote teams in different time zones and with SMEs from different geographies.


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