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Job #1728
9-4-2014
Job Description: IT 
Technical Writer III
Company: 
Kaztronix (with a Global Telecom Company)
Location: Denver, CO

This is a contract position (W2) with the possibility of extension

Responsibilities include maintenance of internal documentation library, providing and/or coordinating special documentation services as required, and oversight of special projects. Must have strong organizational and project management skills and excellent writing and editing skills.

  • Creation and maintenance of IT documentation.
  • Translates technical and/or complicated information into clear, concise documents appropriate for various target audiences.
  • Works with Development, Quality Assurance and Technical Support to produce a wide variety of technical publications including instructional materials, technical manuals, product documentation and the like for use by both the IT and business community.
  • Interviews subject matter experts and technical staff to collect information, prepare written text, and coordinate layout and material organization.
  • Researches information such as drawings, design reports, equipment and test specifications to fill any gaps.
  • Reviews, critiques, and edits documentation including design documents, programmer notes and system overviews.
  • Requires knowledge of company product lines and document structure. Depending on the industry/work environment, such documents may include various media, including written and video.

Required Skills:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Journalism, Technical Writing, Business Administration, or other related field. Or equivalent work experience.
  • Typically has 2 - 4+ years of business or technical writing experience and working knowledge of multiple software, and Agile environment, and graphics packages. 

Contact info:

Interested candidates please send resumes to Technical Recruiter at Kaztronix:  kborman@kaztronix.com

 

9/10/2010
Job #1580
Position Title: Senior Technical Writer

Direct Full-Time

Company Name: LSI Corporation
Job Location: Colorado Springs
 

Duties and Responsibilities:

LSI Corporation is looking for a senior technical writer based in Colorado Springs, CO with significant experience in computer hardware or software documentation development, preferably for an engineering audience.

This position requires a self-directed technical writer who can write, update, edit, review and help plan user documentation to support storage components products. Write clear and concise documentation. Organize material and complete technical writing assignments according to set standard templates, style guidelines, and publication processes.

Work with writers/editors across geographies in a team environment. Extract product information from interaction with the engineering and technical publications teams and from technical/product specifications, previous generation product documentation, and presentations. Develop an understanding of the customer use model and make recommendations for improvements in documentation. Experience in documenting software and highly complex IT hardware systems and architectures is a plus.

A successful candidate must be able to handle documentation projects from start to finish with minimal direction, while managing schedules and meeting deadlines. The position requires the ability to multitask effectively, despite ambiguity, and thrive in a fast-paced, time compressed, and dynamic environment. Must have strong interpersonal skills and be able to communicate effectively with subject matter experts, project managers and other team members.

Required Skills:

  • Understanding of the concepts involved in single sourcing and familiarity with content management and XML-based editors is also a plus.
  • Experience with DITA/structured authoring and HTML is a plus.
  • Experience with Adobe FrameMaker and Quadralay WebWorks desired.
  • Knowledge of PC platforms, XML, and content management systems would be helpful.

A Bachelor's degree in technical communication, electrical engineering, electronics and communication engineering, or computer science or related field is required.

LSI Corporation is a leading provider of innovative silicon, systems and software technologies that enable products which seamlessly bring people, information and digital content together. We offer a broad portfolio of capabilities and services including custom and standard product ICs, adapters, systems and software that are trusted by the world's best known brands to power leading solutions in the storage and networking markets.

We value the diversity of our people. LSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Interested candidates should send resumes to: Jo’lene Jernberg, LSI Corporation, Manager Standard Products Technical Writing at jolene.jernberg@lsi.com.