Senior Technical Writer

Senior Technical Writer

Location Ottawa, ON
Start Date March 4, 2019
Security Clearance Secret
Duration 1+ year
Date Posted January 24, 2019
Job ID prok2

Maplesoft Group is currently seeking a Senior Technical Writer to join one of our clients located in Ottawa

We are looking for a Technical Writer to produce high-quality documentation that contributes to the overall success of our products.  You will join a team of talented tech writers who work collaboratively with developers, quality engineers, product managers, and usability experts to make our products easier to use.

Tasks include but are not limited to:

- Work with internal teams to obtain an in-depth understanding of the product and the documentation requirements
- Produce high-quality documentation that meets applicable standards and is appropriate for its intended audience
- Write easy-to-understand user interface text, online help and developer guides
- Create tutorials to help end-users use a variety of applications
- Analyze existing and potential content, focusing on reuse and single-sourcing opportunities
- Create and maintain the information architecture

Qualifications Required:

- 5 years of IT related Technical Writing experience- a solid understanding of IT terminology and how IT infrastructure works on a macro level is needed.
- 3+ years of government experience
- Any experience with Project Charters, ConOps documentation is an asset
- Bilingualism is an assset
- Proven working experience in technical writing of software documentation
- Ability to deliver high quality documentation paying attention to detail
- Ability to quickly grasp complex technical concepts and make them easily understandable in text and pictures
- Excellent written skills in English
- Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office
- Basic familiarity with the SDLC and software development
- University degree in Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent preferred

Maplesoft Group prides itself on its distinct corporate culture and recognizes that success is a direct reflection of our most valuable asset - our people.  Therefore, attitude and ambition are key personality traits we seek out, along with skill and aptitude, in potential employees.

We thank you for your interest in Maplesoft Group and wish to advise that only candidates under consideration will be contacted.

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