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Technical Editor

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We seek a Technical editor for editing organization, content, technical accuracy, and style. The ideal candidate exercises good judgment in assessing the level of edit a piece of documentation requires at every stage of the process.

Tasks may include:
• Edits multiple pieces at various levels of development.
• Creates an internal style guide and word lists for group use.
• Follows corporate legal guidelines to create accurate copyright pages and checks the Copy Editor's legal edits.
• Determines schedule and work flow for the team, as needed.
• Develops and executes internal and external review processes of documentation as needed.
• Reviews corporate style guide for accuracy, as needed.
• Ensures that the overall documentation set is comprehensive and meets the requirements of users, as well as requirements set by product marketing, testing, and program management. Gathers multiple sources of content into a cohesive document.
• Helps implement documentation plan for major component of a project.
• May direct the workload of editors, proofreaders, and production staff.

Skills:
• 5 plus years of work related experience is required.
• Strong project management skills required. Strong organizational skills and the ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously are required.
• Advanced knowledge of the specified technology as well as additional technologies. Demonstrated ability to oversee and manage a complex documentation set.
• Must have the ability to work closely with documentation managers, writers, production teams, program managers, and developers on issues affecting the quality of documentation. Knowledge of the editing requirements for a wide variety of documentation deliverables is required.
• Experience with HTML, XML, and editing authoring tools (e.g. XMetal).
• Bachelor's degree in Technical Communications, Journalism, English or related field preferred. Work related experience may substitute for degree.

TOP 3 required skills that ideal candidates must have.
a.) strong editing and writing skills
b.) being comfortable with working in different tools.
c.) Someone who is collaborative. Must be a self-starter, Intuitive.

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