Technical Writer

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Technical Writer

Dublin South

Contract

€350 - €420

Ref: E201PK

Job Description

My client is a leading IT software firm and they require a Technical Writer for initially 3 months.

 

Profile:

We are looking for a technical writer with a background in the software industry and experience of writing manuals for multiple end-users of varying degrees of complexity.

 

The ideal candidate would be a self-motivated individual with excellent communication skills who thrives in a collaborative team environment. You will be a part of a team with a passion for creating great software and with a collaborative upbeat work ethic where you have ownership over a part of each release.

 

  • Good knowledge of the software development lifecycle with some understanding of the AGILE method
  • Excellent aptitude for learning new concepts and software applications
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to gather information from the relevant subject matter experts
  • Excellent written skills for creating high quality documentation
  • Documentation is produced for end-users with varying degrees of technical knowledge – therefore the Tech Writer needs to identify audience and adapt writing style appropriately
  • Participate in assessing newer methods of documentation to suit the material and/or audience.
  • Ability to work independently and manage own time effectively

 

Education / Technical / Professional Qualifications

  • BA/BS in a STEM degree or equivalent industry experience

 

Technical / Professional Skills         

  • Minimum of 2-3+ years in Technical Writing for a software company
  • Experience with the research, design and development of user guides, installation guides, API guides and other system-related documentation.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Atlassian Confluence
  • Experience in Robohelp or similar single-source documentation software
  • Experience in Data Analytics tools such as Tableau and/or Business Objects a distinct advantage (Nice to have only)

 

 

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