Technical Author - Contract, Manchester (1173)


Job Details

Our award-winning, world leading digital technology client is looking for a forward-thinking technical author to join its technical communications team. The role will involve writing and maintaining a range of topic-based technical content for developer audiences such as user guides, web-based content and video tutorials; workshopping new ideas with other writers to design new and engaging content to support users; collaborating with product managers, customer-facing engineers, customer support etc.; working with the team to improve and implement processes and best practices.

What’s needed?

  • Good experience writing for developer audiences.
  • Good knowledge of TeX-based documentation tools such as LaTeX and Sphinx.
  • Enthusiasm for doing new things with content.
  • An understanding of topic-based/task-based writing.
  • An understanding of OO languages.
  • Experience of/an appreciation of high-performance computing (HPC) tools would be good.
  • Experience creating video tutorials would be very handy.
  • A really good collaborator with excellent problem solving abilities.
  • Experience in one or more of the following is handy: DITA; developer tools (eg compiler toolchains, debuggers, emulators).

This is an initial six month contract, with extensions very likely. The office is very close to the train station and parking is available nearby.


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