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Connexion would like to provide you with details about this new opportunity as we are seeking individuals with the following skills:
Madcap is a must and Camtasia would be ideal.
Create technical content in the form of installation guides and reference manuals for Logistics engineers who are responsible for installing, maintaining and trouble-shooting logistics solutions.
- Work closely with the Logistics team and ID or Vision product development to understand the capabilities, design and installation of the logistics solution software and hardware
- Meet with the Logistics team to discuss available source materials, timeframe and objectives
- Conduct interviews with various technical staff to gather data for documentation
- Develop content using existing documentation methodology for purposes of consistency and efficiency
- If required, travel to customer project sites for information gathering and validation
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
- Quickly grasp complex technical concepts, both hardware and software and make them easily understandable in text and pictures
- In-depth knowledge of document authoring best practices
- Strong working knowledge of document authoring tools including MS Word, MadCap Flare, Creative Cloud, SnagIt or other relevant tools
- Experience with incorporating multiple media elements into documents including 2D and 3D graphics, CAD drawings, video, animation and self-developed illustrations
- Write clear, concise guides/reference manuals following company standards based on verbal instructions, draft versions of documents and handwritten notes
- Strong communication skills and ability to be proactive in arranging meetings with technical and non-technical teams
- Ability to move fast, creating new content for technology as it is being developed which could require extensive product research in a hands-on environment
- Self-motivated and independent worker
- Ability to manage several ongoing projects simultaneously
- Support efforts in house and at customer sites to validate new/revised documentation
Minimum education and work experience required:
- Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in communications or engineering-related disciplines
- 3+ years of experience in technical writing in an engineering-related field
Date Posted: 9/5/2019
Hiring Organization: Connexion Systems & Engineering
Job Title: Technical Writer
Location: Framingham, MA 01701
Employment Type: Full Time, Contract
Pay Range: 45-50/hr.
Duration: Long Term Contract
Job #: bh10394
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ConneXion Systems & Engineering
490 Boston Post Road
Sudbury, MA 01776