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Technical Writer
Posted on 1/20/2023
INACTIVE
Locations
San Jose, CA, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Communications
Word/Pages/Docs
Requirements
  • 5 years minimum of electrical engineering background/relevant experience
  • A candidate who is open minded to work on the product side
  • Develop comprehensive documentation that meets organizational standards
  • Gain deep understanding of products and services, and translate complex information into simple, polished, engaging content
  • Write user-friendly content that meets the needs of target audience, turning insights into language for user success
  • Develop and maintain detailed database of reference materials, including research, usability tests, and design specifications
  • Evaluate current content and develop innovative methods for improvement
  • Research, outline, write, and edit content, working closely with various departments to understand project requirements
  • Gather information from subject-matter experts and develop, organize, and write procedure manuals, technical specifications, and process documentation
  • Work with development and support leads to identify documentation repositories, revise and edit, and determine best solutions for data compilation and centralized storage
  • Research, create, and maintain information architecture templates that adhere to organizational and legal standards and allow for easy data migration
  • Develop content in alternative media forms for maximum usability, with consistent voice across all documentation
  • At least 3 years of experience as an effective technical writer
  • 5 years minimum of electrical engineering background/relevant experience
  • A candidate who is open minded to work on the product side
  • Proven ability to quickly learn and understand complex subject matter
  • Experience in writing technical documentation and procedure manuals for various audiences
  • Superb written communication skills, with a keen eye for detail
  • Experience in working with engineers to refine content, and create visuals and diagrams for technical support content
  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously
  • Expert in Microsoft Word and other document editing tools
  • Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in communications or relevant field
  • Firm understanding of SDLC (systems development lifecycle)
  • Previous experience in writing software and hardware technical documents
  • Professional certification (ex: Society for Technical Communication)
  • Experience in using XML tools to create documentation
Trackonomy

201-500 employees

Shipment visibility platform
Company Overview
Trackonomy's mission is to make people and organizations more productive through their next generation operating system for the connected world. The company has a unique diversity of technologies that allows them to create building blocks and vertically integrated, configurable platforms that enable customers to drive digital transformation throughout their organizations.
Benefits
  • Medical, dental, & vision insurance
  • FSA & HSA
  • Equity
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • 401k