Connexion Systems & Engineering, a Boston based IT and Engineering Solutions Company immediately seeks individuals with the following skills:
Date Posted: 11/15/2018
Hiring Organization: Connexion Systems & Engineering
Job Title: Sr. Technical Writer/Content Developer
Location: Framingham, MA
Employment Type: Full Time, Contract
Pay Range: 45-50/hr.
Duration: 6 months
Senior Technical Writer/Content Developer
- You will work closely with the software algorithm, hardware, and optical development teams to understand the capabilities and internals
- of our current and next-generation 2D and 3D machine vision software and hardware.
- You will use both released and prototype hardware and software to try to solve real-world application problems.
- You will create content using a variety of authoring tools including MadCap Flare, Creative Cloud, and SketchUp.
- You will create your own il lustrations, graphics, and video content.
- You will use Git for version control.
- You will use a TeamCity-based continuous-integration system for building and publishing content.
- You will help us continue to maintain, develop, and grow our tooling and publishing platforms.
- You will work with marketing, product development, and content development teams in the US and Europe.
- You will move fast, creating content for technology as it is being developed. Your work will be seen and used immediately. Your work will be in customers' hands inside your first 3 months.
- You will work directly with designers and developers, and you can expect your input to be listened to and acted upon.
- You will work with engineering, product marketing, and field teams, but this is an engineering role in the engineering organization.
- You will use Confluence wiki as your primary internal documentation platform, both for obtaining design and engineering information, and for creating and sharing internal documentation.
- You will work closely with our UX team to help design and refine user experience for our products.
- You have journeyman-to-ninja grade Git skills. Experience with Subversion is a plus, and if you've been involved with an SVN to Git
- migration effort, we want to talk to you today.
- You're happy working directly with markup, whether it's a custom XML application, XHTML, Markdown, MediaWiki, or old-school
- You're a good writer.
- You have some coding experience.
- You are comfortable using shell scripts (bash, batch, or Powershell) to automate tasks, build tooling, and improve your productivity.
- You enjoy using 2D and 3D graphics and design tools, and while you're not a graphic artist or visual designer, you can recognize and
- Appreciate good design.
- You love to learn and you love to teach.
- You crave independence. You want to be handed big chunky problems and given the time and space to solve them.
- You have 3-5 years of content development experience in a technical/enterprise product space.
- You have a BA/BS/MS/PhD in a technical discipline, or a degree in the humanities or social sciences along with significant coursework in
- A technical discipline.
- Experience integrating community/user-sourced content
- Experience with Git-LFS, Stash/Bitbucket, and Artifactory
- Experience using TeamCity
- Familiarity with industrial automation/robotics
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ConneXion Systems & Engineering
490 Boston Post Road
Sudbury, MA 01776