technical writer

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Description
This position is a technical writer position that will directly support corporate initiatives and the Direct Report team. The position is required to stay abreast of all latest technologies, research technologies, and fully understand what is implemented in the telecom space and how we compare to the industry. This position is often required to write pieces for corporate direct report team for external communications. Additionally, the candidate must be able to create internal technical and highly strategic communications to be share with all senior level executives across company.

Writing skills must be excellent and be able to convey the message in Layman’s terms versus “IT” terms. The candidate must be able to “consumerize” the technology for any and all personnel to understand the topics. It has been required to submit articles and communications on a weekly basis for publication on the corporate Web Site.
Responsibility: % of Time Spent
Writing strategic briefings 40%
Creating strategic / technical writings 40%
Research and development 20%

The candidate must stay current on the changing landscape of technology, trends, and have a full understanding of such. It is critical that the candidate stay on top of industry trends/technology as well as what is implemented here in Verizon. The candidate must be able to articulate the information in away that highly technical people can understand the strategy and message as well as sr. level executives on how it will impact their business