Technical Writer IV

Visio flow diagrams, traffic patterns
Full Time
Up to $60

Job Description

SENIOR INFRASTUCTURE TECHNICAL WRITER POSITION SUMMARY (NRH): Experienced senior technical writer required for production of internal support documentation of Enterprise-class Windows and UNIX-based distributed infrastructure platforms. JOB TASKS:

• Research and analyze requirements for new infrastructure environment builds. Independent study of proposed data center solutions for all associated systems and hardware components. • Create and maintain complex Visio flow diagrams that illustrate transaction traffic patterns, network connectivity, and all configurable system components. • Work with project managers to map out documentation strategies and schedules. • Collaborate with distributed engineers (Windows and Unix System engineers, Network, Security, SQL DB, and Monitoring) to gather technical build information for documentation deliverables. • Author and publish the documentation suite for each infrastructure project for two core audiences (online HTML knowledge articles for global Operations Support teams authored in ServicePoint Knowledge Management System, and printed infrastructure reference guides for Platform Engineering authored in MS Word). • Host virtual WebEx documentation turnover sessions to Operations Support teams. • Participate as a key member of a large, centralized documentation team, taking part in peer reviews, mentoring, and exchange of best practices ideas and concepts. DOCUMENTATION FORMATS: Online knowledgebase and printed guides. QUALIFICATIONS: • Education: Four-year college degree, preferably in Computer Science or English. • Experience: Ten years minimum experience producing technical documentation, preferably in the systems/hardware and data center infrastructure IT areas. • Working knowledge of infrastructure server farms, network communications protocols, firewall security, system/application monitoring, WAN/LAN configurations. • Excellent written and verbal skills. Must be able to build a rapport with infrastructure engineers, working closely with them to produce comprehensive documentation that describes sophisticated distributed platforms for internal support staff consumers. • Excellent organizational and time management skills. Must be able to juggle multiple projects under tight deadlines while being flexible to accommodate shifting schedules. • Self-starter. Must be able to take projects and run with them with very little supervision. Must be analytical with a thirst for new technological knowledge. Proven track record of performing research and independent self-study as part of production of documentation deliverables. • Strong Visio diagramming skills/experience. • Experience with running/hosting WebEx sessions. Position requires hosting both large WebEx presentation-type sessions and smaller collaborative WebEx sessions. • Knowledge/experience of documentation standards and processes with ability and willingness to collaborate with peers in the documentation team to develop and refine them. • Hands on experience working with ServiceNow / ServicePoint Knowledge Base module a plus.

TOOLS / APPLICATIONS: Tools knowledge/experience, in order of priority: 1. MS Visio
2. Microsoft Word
3. HTML or XML online authoring application
4. Adobe Acrobat
5. SharePoint
6. MS Excel
7. MS PowerPoint


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Dice Id : 10124769
Position Id : TW#CB
Originally Posted : 6 months ago
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