Technical Author

Role:                     Technical Author

Core Terms of Reference

·       Producing technical documentation in accordance with client specifications including amendments
·       Delivering draft technical publications within agreed timescales and to an agreed company and client acceptable          quality standard
·       Provide regular updates and reports on the progress of all technical tasks as required
·       Successfully expound on a variety of topics to enable other professionals to easily understand and further use the         company documentation that you write
·       Convert strategy into an acceptable, digestible copy
·       Editing, proofreading and indexing
·       Testing the written material with users
·       Any other reasonable requests.

To be suitable for this role you will:
·       Have experience working as a technical author and be comfortable using documentation and editing tools (Office,          Adobe, RoboHelp suites)
·       Have experience of working with content management/editing tools (XML, SGML, HTML, WordPress, Joomla,          FrameMaker)
·       Be able to use document workflow and collaboration tools (Confluence, SharePoint, Github)
·       Have a keen eye for detail with strong problem-solving skills and a clear and concise writing style
·       Have a flair for turning technical subjects and jargon into easily understood text with an ability to absorb          information quickly
·       Use delivery planning tools (Jira)
·       Use Stakeholder management and communication tools (Teams, email, instant messaging apps)
·       Have an analytical mind and an inquisitive nature
·       Work closely with software engineers and developers
·       Have excellent IT skills and knowledge of cybersecurity concepts and protocols. Adhere to technical standards         S1000D and ASD-STE100

Additional Terms:

You must have, or be eligible to obtain, UK SC or DV Security Clearance.

Be prepared to assist with recruitment activities  Explore, identify, and progress any appropriate new business opportunities 

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