Technical Author

Reed Engineering
Closing date
6 Feb 2021

Job Details

Technical Author

Cardiff Area

Salary circa £35-£45k depending on experience

If you are an experienced technical author/document writer who is looking for an interesting and varied new role then this could be ideal for you.

The company work in the secure communications sector so this could suit someone with a background working as a technical author/document writer in defence, aerospace or other technology lead organisations who are able to translate a variety of technical documents into core product documentation.

This will be a fast paced and exciting role with the opportunity to work in a rapidly expanding company on challenging international projects.

The Document Writer will work on translating System Designs, Technical Design Specs, Test Scripts, Training Plans, Operations and Maintenance Plans into core product documentation.

You will be responsible for defining and maintaining an exceptionally high standard of customer facing documentation, focused on clarity and quality of presentation, for multiple purposes and uses.

If you think you have the right skills and experience, please apply online and one of the team from REED will get in touch.

Key responsibilities:

Plan, develop, organise, write and edit technical documentation, operational procedures and manuals.

Research develop and document technical design specifications and test scripts.

Set up a technical document framework and aiding the generation of documents by working actively within the relevant technical experts to convert their knowledge and working process to structured content.

Generate high quality figures, diagrams, illustrations and photographs to aid the review and understanding of documentation by customers and in-country partners.

Skills and experience:

Technical background with proven experience as a technical author/document writer

Capable of understanding systems drawings down to installation design drawings (racks, servers, schematics, power and comms).

Demonstrable experience in the application of lifecycle configuration management.

Experience of working with translation companies to create multi-language versions of documentation and maintaining consistency across multi-language documents.

If you think you have the right skills and experience, please apply online and one of the team from REED will get in touch

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