Technical Writer Job Description


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The primary job role of a Technical Writer is to:

  • Write easy-to-comprehend user interface texts, developer guides, and online help manuals
  • Work with in-house teams to obtain sound understanding of the products and their documentation requirements
  • Produce quality documentation appropriate for its target audience and capable to meet all applicable standards

Technical Writer Job Description

We are hiring a Technical Writer for framing high-quality as well as easy-to-understand documentation that will contribute to the success of our company’s products. You will work with talented technical writers and other developers, engineers, and product managers in order to increase the usage of our products by making them simpler to use. So, if you like to work in a fast-paced challenging environment, and qualify the following requirements, we would like to hear from you.

Requirements

  • At least a Bachelor’s degree in Software Engineering, Computer Science, or other IT-related fields
  • Experienced in technical writing of software
  • Sound knowledge of complex technical concepts and the ability to elaborate them through pictures and texts in a simpler way
  • Exceptional writing skills with the ability to write original content free from spellings/grammatical errors
  • Giving quality and detailed documentation
  • Experience with Microsoft Office along in addition to basic knowledge of SDLC and software development
  • An analytical mind with a problem-solving attitude

Responsibilities

  • Writing easy-to-comprehend user interface texts, developer guides, and online help manuals
  • Working with in-house teams to obtain sound understanding of the products and their documentation requirements
  • Producing quality documentation appropriate for its target audience as well as capable to meet all applicable standards
  • Creating tutorials for helping the end-users in using software products
  • Creating and maintaining the information architecture so as to use it efficiently while documentation
  • Analyzing existing and potential content while focusing on single-sourcing and reuse opportunities