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9 Jan 2013

Full-Time Technical Writer (Plano, TX)

MedAssets – Posted by TechWhirl Plano, Texas, United States

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The Technical Writer is responsible for writing and maintaining user manuals, online help, release notes and other technical documentation consistent with MedAssets 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®, 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 MedAssets
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

Minimum Qualifications:
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

Preferred Qualifications:
Experience with Adobe RoboHelp and WebWorks ePublisher Pro
Some experience with healthcare or similar technical environment
Previous experience working in an agile programming environment
Experience working directly with development teams

MedAssets is an Equal Opportunity Employer and ensures its employment decisions comply with principles embodied in Title VII, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974, Executive Order 11246, Revised Order Number 4, and applicable state regulations.

Job Location
Plano, Texas, United States
RCT SD Direct SD (M33500)
Position Type
Information Technology

Job Categories: Technical Editing and Technical Writer. Job Types: Full-Time.

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