Technical Writer - Senior Level

Advance Services Inc, Seattle, WA (United States)

Category: Programming

Posted on: 20 Nov 2020

Job Description

Senior Technical Writer

Seattle WA


    Contract position - Through December - with the potential for extension - Possible long term role $25 - $35 per hourAll positions require background check

Senior Level - at least 6 years experience in the specified skill set
Position Overview:
Compose clear and coherent technical information, write or edit instruction manuals, reports and technical articles for a wide range of uses. Proven experience in a highly technical field, such as software development and/or engineering. Ability to evaluate and analyze complex information is second to none, and a natural desire to help people understand things that are hard to understand.
What You Will Do:

    Develop comprehensive documentation that meets organizational standardsAssert editorial standards for normative documentationObtain a deep understanding of products and services to translate complex product information into simple, polished, and engaging contentWrite user-friendly content that meets the need of the target audienceEvaluate current content and develop innovative approaches for improvementMeet with subject matter experts in order to ensure that specialized topics are appropriately addressed and discussedWork with colleagues to ensure that the finished documentation meets product requirementsRevise, edit, or update instructions, technical information, and frequently asked questions as necessaryCreate, adapt, and follow project schedules and deadlinesRemains up-to-date on technological and product developments

Additional Responsibilities:

    Research, outline, write and edit new and existing content, working closely with various departments to understand project requirementsGather information from subject matter experts to develop, organize, and write procedure manuals, technical specifications, and process documentationResearch, create, and maintain information architecture templates that uphold organizational and legal standards, and allow for easy data migrationDevelop content in alternative media forms for maximum usability, with a consistent and cohesive voice across all documentation

Basic Qualifications:

    Bachelor’s degree in relevant technical field6+ years of experience as an effective technical writerProven ability to quickly learn and understand complex topicsSuperior written and verbal communication skills, with a keen eye for detail

Preferred Qualifications:

    Proven ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously, with an eye for prioritizationFirm understanding of a systems development lifecyclePrevious software development experience

Since 1994, Advance Services has been dedicated to providing our clients with the most qualified employees in the market. We are committed to delivering unparalleled customer service as our first priority. We deliver effective staffing solutions for clients who we could see ourselves working for. Our successful business model is built on the foundation of the Golden Rule: The way we treat you is how we would want you to us and our clients.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Advance Services, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).



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