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Technical Writer

Kirkland, WA #

Posted: 05/08/2019 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Software Job Number: 19875

Position Title:  Technical Writer

Position Description: Protingent has an opportunity for a Technical Writer in Kirkland, WA

Job Requirements:
  • Write and release content in support of new wireless technology features.
  • Edit and standardize content drafted by both fellow technical writers and SME contributors.
  • Contribute to the planning and scheduling of content deliverables.
  • Collaborate with Product Management, UX, and Engineering teams to produce user assistance for software tools and systems that support the specification development process.
  • Aid in the production of technical diagrams and graphics.
  • Contribute to the standardization of  specifications and other content via the Technical Publications Style Guide.
  • Support the  content strategy and follow information architecture best practices.
  • Contribute to improvements in processes for specification development.

Job Qualifications:
  • 3-5 years’ experience producing technical content for a technical audience
  • 3-5 years’ experience working in a structured and/or component content management environment such as DITA XML, Vasont, SDL Knowledge Center, Author-it, or similar systems and technology
  • 2-3 years’ experience working in a globally distributed organization
  • 2-3 years’ experience collaborating with Product/Engineering organizations in an Agile/Scrum environment
  • Stellar writing and editing skills with a focus on quality and attention to detail
  • Accountable team player

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

Gazelle Medina
Sr. Technical Recruiter

I have been a Technical recruiter for over 20 years, much of that time with Protingent.  My passion is teaching people how to manage their career and effectively look for work.  I will keep working with a candidate until we find that right fit. I want to know what your dream job would be so I can help you find it.

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