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13 Mar 2013

Full-Time Senior Technical Writer (Austin, TX)

Vaco Technology – Posted by TechWhirl Austin, Texas, United States

Job Description

Vaco Technology is hiring a senior technical writer for a direct-hire opportunity off of scenic 360.


A successful candidate will have a mastery of authoring XML-based documentation including extensive experience with XSL-FO/XSLT.


About the role:


As the senior tech writer, you will take part in an agile development process and work with a small team of writers to author strong, consistent documentation.

You’ll be collaborating with software development teams, working one-on-one with engineers and subject matter experts and have direct exposure to the installation and use of products. Through web-based collaboration platforms, you will manage the publication and maintenance of documentation.




– At least 4 years of experience writing software technical publications


– Strong background developing XML-based documentation


– Superior experience with XSL-FO/XSLT


– Network management domain experience a plus


All candidates must be prepared to share writing samples (including those written for a technical audience).


About our client:


How would you like to work in off of scenic 360 (close to Lake Austin) for a company with a business-casual atmosphere? The company celebrates success by throwing occasional office happy hours and allows flexibility with the work schedule. They are a start-up and offer standard benefits.

Job Categories: Technical Editing and Technical Writer. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: 80,000 - 100,000.

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