Technical Author - Senior

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Recruiter
Edissero Ltd.
Location
Cambridge
Salary
40000.0000
Posted
02 Feb 2017
Closes
02 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Technical Author - Senior

Our award-winning and highly successful global technology client is looking for a technical author to join their technical publications team. You’ll have a proactive approach and a real appetite and enthusiasm for learning cutting edge technology and developing new skills.

Working as part of a coordinated team, you will:

  • Research, plan and write a range of topic-based technical content for customers' developers and engineers.
  • Ensure that technical content complies with corporate and technical communications standards, and departmental processes are followed.
  • Direct the work of a small team of two or three technical authors.
  • Carry out peer reviews and coach / mentor junior technical writers.

As the successful candidate you will have:

  • Solid experience as a technical author.
  • Technical depth and focus in one of the following: Software (developer level documentation, programming/scripting languages such as C, C++, Python) and the ability to learn technically complex hardware; OR Hardware (microprocessors, electronics engineering, System-on-Chip).
  • Team leadership capabilities.
  • Good organisational and interpersonal skills to manage the flow of information from contributors and reviewers.
  • The ability to work with minimal supervision and be a self starter.
  • A demonstrable interest in maintaining rigour and precision while producing and editing highly-specialised technical reference material.

A stimulating working environment is on offer, as is a competitive remuneration, bonus and benefits package (which includes 25 days’ holiday with the option to buy a further five days; a contributory pension scheme; medical, travel, health and life insurances; onsite gym).