Technical Writer

AperVita | U.S. Only | 12 months ago

UnknownUnknownIntermediate (2-5 years)Intermediate (2-5 years)Long-termLong-termOver 30 hrs/wkOver 30 hrs/wk

The Technical Writer will produce high-quality documentation that contributes to the overall success of our products. This individual will possess a complete understanding of a company's products and applications and will compose clear and coherent technical information and instruction manuals for users. The technical writer will work collaboratively with developers, quality engineers, product managers and other stakeholders to document product features and methodologies and produce other relevant product collateral.

[Duties and Responsibilities]

Research and build knowledge about products, services, technology, or concepts to be documented
Work with internal teams to obtain an in-depth understanding of the product and the documentation requirements
Lead meetings with internal and external stakeholders to elicit, write, clarify, translate, communicate and simplify product documentation
Determine the clearest and most logical way to present information and instructions for greatest reader comprehension and write and edits technical information accordingly
Effectively communicate new product features and enhancements to clients, cross-functional team members and management
Work with product management to prioritize business and information needs
Monitor product deliverables and ensure timely completion of product documentation projects by identifying project milestones and phases
Produce high-quality documentation that meets applicable standards and is appropriate for its intended audience
Write easy-to-understand user interface text, online help and developer guides
Create product training and tutorials to help end-users use a variety of applications
Analyze existing and potential content, focusing on reuse and single-sourcing opportunities
Create and maintain the information architecture

[Job Requirements & Qualifications]

2-5 years of experience in technical writing of software documentation or equivalent experience
Must possess the ability to explain intricate and complicated concepts and ideas
Ability to quickly grasp complex technical concepts and make them easily understandable in text and pictures
Excellent written skills in English, strong interpersonal communication skills
Healthcare experience, including experience with healthcare analytic methodologies is a plus
Must possess the ability to work well with many kinds of people, departments and divisions
Excellent planning, organizational and time management skills
Ability to multitask, work independently and as a positive contributor and member of a team
Exposure to the Agile software development methodology