Senior Technical Writer, New Jersey, USA (1150)

$60,000 to $80,000 p.a. + benefits

Job Details

This is an excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic technical writer to join our highly successful software client, who is the global leader in their field. You will have responsibility for designing, creating, editing and maintaining a variety of customer-facing software product documentation including reference guides, installation guides, user guides and release notes for their ground-breaking software products.

As part of this role, you will:

  • Work closely with the product team, including development engineers, test engineers and product managers to understand complete documentation requirements.
  • Research, identify and fill any user information ‘gaps’ in the existing product documentation suite.
  • Document new and existing UI functionality, standard operating procedures, use cases, system requirements, and technical designs.
  • Introduce and update existing document graphics.
  • Create process flow, networking, and infrastructure diagrams where required.
  • Maintain documentation version control for assigned product areas.
  • Collaborate with other stakeholders to identify needed areas of documentation.


As the successful candidate, you will have:

  • Proven writing experience gained in a project based, commercial software product development environment.
  • Experience in a single source publishing environment and using single sourcing tools (such as MadCap Flare, Author-it etc.).
  • Experience of the software life cycle, particularly in an Agile Scrum environment.
  • A driven and analytical approach to complex tasks.
  • Substantial web application exposure.
  • Knowledge of graphics tools (e.g. Microsoft Visio or Adobe Photoshop).
  • Knowledge of version and revision control tools (e.g. Subversion).
  • Exposure to relational databases (e.g. Microsoft SQL).
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills.


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