Contract \ Contract-to-Hire Tech Writer (Plano, TX)
required experience:3 years
A medical vertical company located in Plano has asked Randstad Technologies to source for a Tech Writer. This is a contract position with a right to hire. this is an excellent company to work for. they are in a new building with a cafeteria, full sized gym , miniture golf course and volleyball court. They have a great work environment and if this person is offered a perm position the benefits are very good.
The Technical Writer is responsible for writing and maintaining user manuals, online help, release notes and other technical documentation consistent with company standards.
Position Objectives: The Technical Writer is an independent performer who can work with subject-matter experts to translate complex technical concepts into help documentation intended for general audiences.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
*Analyze business requirements to develop clear and accurate user documentation with minimal direction
*Create and maintain user documentation of all types, using Adobe FrameMaker® (will teach FrameMaker)WebWorks ePublisher Pro®, and Adobe RoboHelp®
*Independently manage multiple complex projects with overlapping deliverables and deadlines
*Follow the style guide and other standards designated by company
*Check for adherence to standards, correcting mistakes, making global changes, maintaining proper formatting, and performing quality assurance testing of online help
*Effectively communicate with Technical Documentation team members and assigned development teams, maintaining good working relationships with all parties
*Perform other activities as required and requested
*Bachelor’s degree in Technical Writing, English, or General Communication or similarly related field
*1+ years technical writing experience in hardware and software development; healthcare or similar technical environment a plus
*Ability to create, maintain, and use templates for developing complex, single-sourced documentation using Adobe FrameMaker
*Strong attention to detail
*Strong grammar skills
*Strong written and verbal communication skills
* Strong interpersonal skills
* A proactive and open-minded attitude to resolving problems and delivering results
*Ability to independently manage projects and demanding deadlines in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment