Technical Author - Contract

Recruiter
Edissero Ltd
Location
Cambridge
Salary
GBPOn application
Posted
01 Dec 2016
Closes
29 Dec 2016
Sectors
IT
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time

Technical Author - Contract

Our award-winning technology client is looking for a contract technical author to join its technical publications team. You will be responsible for producing technical content to support a range of software tools including C/C++ compilers, debuggers, simulation models, and software performance analysis tools. This is an exceptional opportunity to help produce highly technical content as part of a global team.

As the successful candidate, you will have:

  • Experience as a technical author, with a proven track record of writing for global audiences.
  • A demonstrable interest in maintaining rigour and precision while producing and editing highly-specialised technical reference material.
  • Experience in one or more of the following: C/C++ programming languages, developer tools (eg compiler toolchains, debuggers, emulators), Python, Assembly, HTML, XML, XSLT, Doxygen, Eclipse, Darwin Information Typing Architecture (DITA) methodology.
  • A very good understanding of the documentation production cycle.
  • The ability to work on your own initiative with sound judgement and clear decision making attributes.
  • Confidence with metrics and good numeracy skills.
  • Demonstrable organisational and interpersonal skills.

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