Technical Author

Reed Technology
17 May 2017
16 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Technical Author – Cwmbran – £44k & Benefits – Relocation Package Available

Looking to work with the newest technology and join an ever growing and dynamic team? Are you an experienced Technical Author looking for a new challenge and an excellent benefit package? If yes, read on…

The Role – Technical Author
As a Technical Author you’ll be responsible for producing documents, documentation systems and processes for a range of products and services. You will be the internal expert on user communications, and will work within Product Management to create industry-leading documentation. You will also work in close collaboration with R&D to build systems and processes to help create elegant documentation automatically.

Experience required as a Technical Author
• Proven prior experience of successfully working as a technical author in a company producing complex software applications
• Excellent skills in one or more desktop publishing or authoring tools
• Ability to understand and contribute to document auto-generation systems
• A flair for tuning technical subjects and jargon into easily understood text
• University degree in computer science (Bachelor or equivalent) or equivalent experience along with a proven ability to absorb complex technical matters in this area
• Experience of common online documentation systems and tooling: Drupal, Markdown, JSDoc, Doxygen etc.
• Experience using standard development tools such as source control and bug tracking systems, as part of an integrated documentation process
• An understanding of Agile and other software development methodologies
• An appreciation of a growing company environment and ability to deliver against very challenging deadlines and have a flexible approach to the demands of the role

Personal Characteristics required as a Technical Author
• Capacity to add to and develop the company
• Readiness to seek out and find missing information
• An enthusiastic self-starter
• Attention to detail
• Technical aptitude
• Enjoys working closely with others

Sound like the role for you? Apply below!

Technical Author – Cwmbran – £44k & Benefits – Relocation Package Available

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