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Job #1731
10-16-2014
Job Description: IT 
Technical Writer 
Company: 
Access Data
Location: Denver, CO

Required Skills:

This is a long term contract funded until EOY 2015. Could potentially become FTE.

·        Detailed / concise with putting together logs etc.

·        Good Web Skills

·        Tech Writer needs to come in and work with the dev team to document process flows, feature functionality, etc. to create an admin guide for the support team.

·        Must have strong Word and Confluence for creating the internal wiki.

·        Process analysis and web services understanding are a plus.

Must haves:

1. Backend technical writer.

2. Being that person who goes above and beyond.

3. Answers questions in a clear and concise manner.

Looking for experience in writing technical documents
Looking for someone to take time to learn about the product
Understand System call – get, post, etc.
Knowledge of API’s
Wants someone who has done technical writing on the backend and worked with SME’s
Wants someone to take info and put in user guides (How servers are set up, etc.)
Is not afraid to set up meeting with SME’s, gather info and regurgitate it back
Budget is approved for 2015, would love to see this role eventually become full-time
Wants someone to write a bunch of user guides then wants them to work on the internal wiki and keep it updated, make more usable etc.
Some examples of Questions to find out if you are a fit.

Can you describe in high-level terms the lifecycle of a document? That is, what are the steps from inception to publication that you would go through?
What types of documents have you written?
Have you been the sole author on a document you’ve written from scratch or have you been part of a team of writers?
Are you familiar with Web Services such as SOAP and REST?

Contact info:

Please contact Lianne Weaver @ lweaver@adcc.com or 720/279-6410. 


Job #1730
10-16-2014
Job Description: 
Technical Writer 
Company: 
Strategic Systems
Location: Greenwood Village, CO

Strategic Systems has an opening for a Technical Writer.  This opportunity is located in Greenwood Village, CO.  This is a 6 month + contract position.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Responsible for designing, researching, writing, editing, and publishing a variety of performance support documentation deliverables including policy, procedures, processes and other documentation for learning initiatives.  These can include end-user documentation, on-line help systems, tutorials, as well as administration guides, best-practice guides, and other information-based solutions. This position will be a key point of contact for project teams and provide technical writing expertise.  Complexity of the assignments may be of higher complexity regarding new business lines, compliance or include risk management.

Required Skills:

-Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in Technical Writing, Process Improvement, or a related field

-2 years relevant work experience

-Ability to learn new tools and processes quickly.

-Exceptional skill in creating grammatically correct text, and an ability to write accurately, succinctly, and with minimal need for editing/proofing.

-Experience in creating single-sourced documentation (conditional text) to create output in more than one format (for example, PDF, HTML, Web).

-Experience in all aspects of planning, designing, implementing, testing, and delivering a documentation project.

-Ability to communicate technical information to non-technical audiences.

-Ability to work independently as well as being a contributing member of a cohesive development team.

-Ability to recognize and adapt to changing requirements, schedule changes, and any other challenges that might affect a project.

-Ability to adhere to a particular writing style to maintain a consistent voice across the modules of a product.

Contact Info:

Interested candidates please send resume to Sr. Technical Recruiter at joelke@strsi.com


Job #1729
10-16-2014
Job Description: 
Technical Writer 
Company: 
Paladin
Location: Denver, CO

The MadCap Technical Writer will work with other Education team members and Product Managers on a short-term project to convert a large set of existing documentation in Microsoft Word to a more efficient platform using MadCap Flare. The candidate will bring best practice suggestions in MadCap template design. 

The Technical Writer will work with the team to help define and test the conversion process, perform quality checks, and validate converted output. The Technical Writer may also be required to participate in other documentation development projects, including product guides, job aids, knowledge articles and eLearning course documentation. Candidate must be a hardworking, self-motivated learner with the ability to deliver work on schedule. 

The candidate will provide a portfolio during the interview. 

Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline, or combination of education and equivalent work experience, and 3 – 5 years related experience 
• Experience with topic-based authoring using MadCap Flare 
• Proficient in standard Windows-based applications (Word, PowerPoint, Excel) 
• Excellent writing, editing and communication skills 
• Able to work in a team environment 
• Strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to work independently and as a team member in a collaborative environment 
• Good organizational and analytical skills, attention to detail and accuracy in deliverables is required 
• Proficiency and knowledge of working with various types of systems and system interfaces

Contact info:

Interested candidates please send resumes to Ally Kupcewicz: Ally.Kupcewicz@paladinstaff.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.