Technical Writer

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Technical Writer

Dublin

Permanent

€40,000-€45000

Ref: E2051SH

Job Description

My client are expanding their team and are seeking a Technical Writer to work on the development of their Technical Documentation

Job Description

Technical Writer

Department:   Engineering Systems & Services

Reports to:      Documentation Manager

 

Summary

My client are expanding their team and are seeking a Technical Writing to work on the development of our technical documentation.

 

Duties and Responsibilities include the following, but are not limited to:

  • Develop high quality product documentation to agreed timescales. Materials include installation instructions, installation and configuration manuals, operator manuals, user manuals, online help, and product datasheets.
  • Write for different audience levels including installation engineers, system operators, end-users, and sales teams
  • Create content for new products, new features, compliance to standards, and fix documentation issues
  • Learn new products and tools quickly
  • Read technical specifications and translate complex concepts into easy to understand content
  • Install new firmware and software builds and refer to build release notes to identify updates
  • Track all changes and coordinate documentation reviews
  • Produce documents in multiple formats

 

Education and/or Experience

  • Understand the documentation lifecycle including planning, design, development, review, translation, production, and delivery
  • Self-starter, motivated, and enthusiastic
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Team player
  • Knowledge of structured authoring and concepts such as topics, re-use, and fragments
  • Experience of writing for translation
  • Familiarity with source control and content management tools


 

Education and/or Experience (continued)

  • Ability to develop technical documentation for hardware, embedded, communications, and software products
  • Familiarity with client-server technologies & Web solutions
  • Familiar with Adobe Illustrator
  • Familiar with MadCap Flare

 

Competences

  • Third level qualification in technical communications, computer science, or a related area
  • Minimum of 3 years technical writing experience in an R&D environment
  • Fluent English speaker with excellent written English
  • Familiarity with documentation of electronic hardware would be advantageous
  • Experienced in the following tools: Madcap Flare, Madcap Lingo, Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft Office, Adobe Illustrator, Snagit
  • Experience developing documents in a single-source and structured authoring environment (DITA, XML) is preferable

 

Work Environment & Requirements

  • Employee will work primarily in an office environment.
  • Some travel and fieldwork potentially including international travel.

 

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