Technical Author

Recruiter
Jenrick IT
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
20 Mar 2018
Closes
30 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
will be responsible for assisting in the development and editing of both program management and technical documents as well as both help and release documentation and reports. The role will also be responsible for documenting, reviewing, editing, analysing, and re-writing technical documentation to maintain consistency and clarity throughout the software development life cycle. This position will report directly to the CTO and will be expected to be proactive, high-performing, and client-focused at all times.

Responsibilities;

- Write, edit, format and review a variety of technical documents to communicate clearly and effectively technical specifications and instructions to a wide range of audiences
- Coordinate preparation of illustrative materials, selecting drawings, sketches, diagrams and charts to be used in conjunction with written materials to accurate convey complex technical information
- Work directly with the project manager and staff to ensure documents are following required standards and formats

Skills;

- Demonstrated written communication skills in the preparation of technical (IT) deliverables, such as business and technical requirements, workflows, training materials, manuals and other technical documents.
- Experience in editing narrative and graphic products to identify and correct grammatical formatting and logic errors and to identify logical inconsistencies that will require author attention.
- Experience in meeting with authors and other team representatives to review documents, compile inputs/corrections, resolve incompatible comments, and provide final publishable documentation.
- Demonstrated ability to explain, in simple language, technical ideas.
- Experience in being able to gather and convert data into a written narrative
- Possess a good understanding of business applications and technology
- Strong verbal communication and superior writing skills
- Ability to work independently and with teams in both a virtual and client-site environment
- Thrives in a fast-paced, software development environment
- Understanding of Agile Scrum methodology

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