Technical Author - Contract, Cambridge (1151)

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Job Details

Our award-winning technology client is looking for a technical author to join its technical publications team. You will be responsible for updating technical content to support their range of software tools including compilers, debuggers, and software performance analysis tools.

What's needed?

  • An experienced technical author with a strong software documentation background.
  • Good experience writing for developer audiences.
  • Technical aptitude and real enthusiasm for tinkering with technology!
  • You'll be very comfortable gathering information from developers and engineers.
  • Good knowledge of one or more of the following: XML (eg oXygen, XMetaL etc.); DITA; HTML.
  • A track record of writing for global audiences.
  • The ability to maintain rigour and precision while producing and editing technical reference material.
  • A very good understanding of the documentation production cycle.
  • Good organisational and interpersonal skills.
  • The ability to work on your own initiative using sound judgement and clear decision making.
  • Any of the following technical skills are desirable: C/C++ knowledge; Markdown; Sphinx; developer tools (eg compiler tool chains, debuggers, and emulators); Python or other Scripting languages; Assembly.


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