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Technical writer (3 month contract)

  • Sector: Commercial
  • Location: Houston, Texas
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 01/08/2018
  • Duration: 3 months
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The Role:
The Technical Writer develops written information regarding the development, use and support of computing systems. Outputs include a range of documents to be read by both technical and nontechnical personnel using and supporting those systems.
Scope of Work Examples:
System, process, and service documentation; training materials, user guides, communications

Technical Writer with 5-7 years experience
- Coordinates design and writing of technical documentation
- Contributes content to the Global Procedures Library (GPL)
- Delivers written documentation, including procedures, user manuals and quick reference guides
- Delivers electronic documentation, including Web content and meta tags, CBTs, online surveys and application-embedded online help
- Writes requirements for systems documentation changes
- Analyzes existing documentation for potential audit gaps
- Edits written material for grammar, clarity and audience comprehension
- Responds to general questions about language, writing and writing tools
- Maintains client policy compliance and branding requirements (e.g., copyright, trademark usage)
- Must be proficient in Microsoft Office suite -Transcribe digital recordings.

**Notes from Managers***
This resource will be supporting a mature application by creating the documentation needed to be able to perform different actions such as regression testing. Will be creating support documentation such as SOPs for the application for when they bring on a new resource. Daily basis will be interacting with one of the business analysts who will explain the critical aspects of the system that they support. They will then start dictating the digital recordings such as audio and visual. They may be taking screenshots and documenting different actions in the application. Will also be interacting with different support teams. Must have skills is Microsoft Office and great communication skills. Nice to have include oil/gas reserves module.
-Interview process includes phone interview and then in person interview with manager and BA.

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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