Technical Writer at Geographic Solutions, Inc.

Title: Technical Writer
Company: Geographic Solutions, Inc.

Must have the following in order to apply:
•Bachelor’s/associate’s degree in English, Journalism, Education, or a related field, and at least two years’ technical writing experience
•Equivalent combination of education and experience
•Ability to establish priorities, work independently, and achieve objectives with minimal supervision
•Ability to enter, access, or retrieve data using a computer
•Ability to communicate with diverse levels of personnel to discuss documentation and clarify software functionality (i.e., confer with business analysts, project managers, developers, etc)
•Ability to confer with customer representatives and end-users to identify documentation needs
•Ability to analyze existing technical documents or specifications to determine application’s operational intent
•Ability to interpret technical information and document this information clearly and concisely
•Ability to report software anomalies encountered during documentation efforts
•Ability to be analytical, inquisitive, and proactive (i.e., suggest software changes when documentation efforts identify possible usability enhancements)
•Must have the flexibility to learn new products and technologies
Required Screenings: Criminal background and professional reference check. Employer will perform a writing exercise during the interview process.

Job Description: The Technical Writer is responsible for planning, organizing, writing and editing user documentation related to product line. The Technical Writer will work with various internal teams including software developers, project managers, business analysts and other SMEs to create end user and system administrator documentation. Will also be responsible for contributing to release notes, business proposals, and other collateral documents. •Create and maintain required end-user documents and reference materials
•Capture and maintain screen shots, flowcharts, graphics, and tables used in documents
•Edit and proofread documents to ensure correct grammar, punctuation, spelling, and page layout
•Create/review/edit documents that adhere to style and formatting guidelines
•Coordinate work with team members for document review purposes (to ensure adherence to quality standards, deadlines, and proper procedures)
•Maintain files and records for documentation history purpose
•Test end-user documentation against software to ensure document accuracy and completeness
•Test administrative controls (settings/parameters) and document their use/effect in the system
•Contribute to the improvement of documentation standards, tools, and processes

Hiring Process: Email Resume; In order to apply to this position, please click “How to apply for this job” located at the bottom of the job order page, and you will receive the employer contact information. Employer has indicated the means listed are the only means they will accept to apply.

Hours: Monday thru Friday, full-time position

Pay: We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package

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