Technical Editor/Writer

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Robert Half Technology
Agile, Architecture, Developer, Development, Embedded, Foundation, Library, Materials, Oracle, SDLC, Technical Writing, User Interface, Writer
C2H Independent, Contract Independent, Contract W2, C2H W2
$18.00 to $30.00 hourly
Work from home not available Travel not required

Job Description


Our client here in Oklahoma City is looking for a Technical Editor/Writer, for a long-term, ground-up, software development program for the Federal government. This large program is expected to last at least five years and will utilize current technologies, including Microsoft .NET, Oracle and JBoss BPMS, with Team Foundation Server/Visual Studio as its core toolset. This effort also requires a significant amount of technical documentation including technical and training manuals and materials, reports, on-line help, etc. The candidate will be embedded with technical teams developing technical products.

Primary job duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to the following:

- Plan, develop, organize, write and edit operational procedures and manuals

- Work within and across Agile teams to produce high-quality documentation that meets applicable standards and is appropriate for its intended audience

- Work with internal teams to obtain an in-depth understanding of the product and the documentation requirements

- Write easy-to-understand user interface text, online help and developer guides

- Create tutorials to help end-users use a variety of applications

- Produce electronic documentation in addition to hard copy manuals

- Create and maintain the information architecture

- Analyze existing and potential content, focusing on reuse and single-sourcing opportunities

- Maintain a comprehensive library of technical terminology and documentation

- Analyze documents to maintain continuity of style of content

- Manage updates and revisions to technical literature


If you are interested in hearing more, please contact Nicole Crosby at 405-236-0202, or email your resume to nicole.crosby@rht.comThe successful candidate will have:

- BS/BA in education, English, journalism, history, or political science or technical field

- 5 years minimum related experience

- Proven working experience in technical writing of software documentation

- Excellent written and verbal communication skills

- Ability to quickly grasp complex technical concepts and make them easily understandable in text and pictures

- Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office

- Ability to deliver high quality documentation paying attention to detail

- Able to write in explanatory and procedural styles for multiple audiences

- Skilled at prioritization and multi-tasking

Excellent written skills in English

Basic familiarity with the SDLC and software development

Experience with software related documentation


Company Information

Robert Half Technology is committed to the industries we serve and to assisting them with their IT hiring needs. Our connections and strategic partners within the technology industry are second to none. We are proud members of the Microsoft Partner Network with gold and silver competencies, we have gold membership in the Oracle Partner Network, and we have exclusive relationships with The Wall Street Journal, HDI and the Association of IT Professionals. For job seekers, these connections can lead to top-rate opportunities within the IT recruitment arena. Our collaborative relationships around the world translate into support for all kinds of careers in IT, including IT support, software engineering, analytics and many other information technology areas of expertise.
Dice Id : rhalfint
Position Id : 03500-9502097712
Originally Posted : 3 months ago

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