Technical Writer

Atlanta, GA | Contract

Post Date: 10/24/2017 Job ID: 47507 Industry: Technical Writer
Technical Writer
      Job Responsibilities:
As an Technical Writer you will be responsible for developing the technical documentation associated with many of products and solutions.  Given the nature of the business we are in, we desire a leader who can structure, organize, build and lead a world-class infrastructure and production support team. Our products and solutions are cloud based and as a result we will require a leader who can establish a scalable, stable and efficient infrastructure that is highly available for our global client base.
This is an exciting and demanding role for a Technical Writer who likes to work with engineering teams, has a startup mentality, adaptability to change, and a get-it-done approach to execution.
This role will require the Technical Writer to be:
• Detail oriented
• A strong team player who can work across architecture, engineering and QA teams
• Knowledgeable about the software engineering lifecycle
• Able to document complex software applications and products.
• Familiar with developer documentation, programming languages, and developer outreach.
• Comfortable working across API-level technical documentation, higher level technical guides and feature briefs
• Be familiar with digital assets, design, and layout
• Experienced with content management systems and similar tools
• Familiar with documenting app interaction workflow and UI
• Experienced with cloud-based document sharing
• Able to communicate using their excellent composition and grammar skills.
Knowledge Required:
Our ideal candidate is a technical writer who has knowledge of how to capture and document the following for use by engineering, QA, UI design, customer support, and external developers:
• Detailed software specifications
• Functional requirements
• Technical reference materials
• Implementation guides, documentation and tools
• Software end user training materials and guides
Required Skills
• BS/BA degree required in English, Communication, Computer Science, Engineering, Technical Writing, or other related degree
• Preferred 3+ years of technical writing experience with complex software products
• Ability to develop developer or implementation related documentation based upon technical specifications and software product knowledge
• Experience with Jira and / or Confluence strongly preferred
• Familiarity with Agile or Scrum Framework a plus
• Ability to work independently and manage multiple tasks/assignments
• Ability to effectively work as part of a team  
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