Technical Writer

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• Ten years of experience as a Technical Writer
• Experience with networking, virtualization, configuration manager, virtual machine manager, or similar
• Experience writing in an XML authoring environment
• Proven ability of working with SME's and convert specifications into high quality technical documents
• The ability to work independently

Delivers a major portion of a complex documentation set (i.e. reference guides, online help, user guides, UI text) that complies with documentation plan requirements. Responsibilities include developing and testing complex user scenarios that show how to use the product being documented, working effectively with program management, product marketing, and other internal customers as needed, writing and helping implement documentation plan for major component of a project.

Additional Skills: 5 years of work-related experience required. Must be able to accomplish objectives that span multiple product or subject areas, and possess proactive and strategic problem-solving skills. Must have excellent writing and analytical skills. Must be able to participate in planning and design, and contribute to a project from end to end with minimal supervision. Strong project management skills required. Demonstrated ability to combine technical expertise with technical communication skills is required. Must have demonstrated interest in, and knowledge of, broad but related areas of technology. Advanced knowledge of the specified technology as well as additional technologies. May require an understanding of one or more major technologies, such as database design and development, networking, client/server applications, security, multimedia, or device drivers, etc. Demonstrated ability to oversee a complex documentation set. The ability to work under deadline pressure is required. Must be able to work independently and as part of a team. Bachelor's degree in Technical Communications, Journalism, English or related field preferred. Work related experience may substitute for degree.