Technical Writer

Hays9 days ago
Mississauga, CA
Hays

About this job

Job type: Full-time
Experience level: Mid-Level



Job description



Technical Writer, Location: Mississauga, Permanent Role

Your new company

Our client is a Mississauga based custom software engineering group that focuses on high-performance and complex solutions. We are looking for a Technical Writer to support the need for documentation for our quickly expanding division.

Your new role

Reporting to the Project Manager, Your Job As a Technical Writer you will be part of a rapidly growing, established and well-funded company. We have been delivering custom solutions for 30 years and have teams supporting varied technologies. Our custom development product for Sensors is expanding in a range of vertical markets including Energy and Manufacturing supporting Fast Big Data and the "Internet of Things" as well as a consulting practice.
What you'll need to succeed
  • Creating new technical document from scratch gathering input and information from the technical team.
  • Work with online collaboration and storage systems to maintain documentation library
  • Working with MS Word to ensure consistency and professional appearance of documentation
  • Manage images and figures within documentation including making edits and updates using Visio and graphics editing software
  • 4+ years of experience as a technical writer
  • Experience in creating and maintaining complex technical documentation
  • Experience with online collaboration tools end editing
  • Proficient with MS office product suite with strong emphasis on use of MS Word styles, templates and formatting
  • Must be able to provide samples of authored documents (anonymized as appropriate)
  • Experience in managing a library of documents for internal and external publication
  • Experience providing presentation to a varied audience is an asset
  • Experience providing knowledge transfer and training an asset
  • Experience with Visio and Image editing an asset
  • Background in computer science, or related field, is an asset

What you'll get in return

The expectation is for the Technical Writer is to demonstrate specific and current expertise, which can be leveraged from day one to quickly create, update and manage a complex set of technical documentation ranging from User guides through architectural design documents. Candidates who meet the following baseline criteria will receive strong consideration for this role. The company is located at Mississauga

What you need to do now
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Location

Mississauga, CA

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