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Added Dec 03, 2021 Technical Writer - 100% Remote contract (23084) St. Louis, MO | Contract Apply

Job Description

LRS Consulting Services is seeking a Technical Writer for a long-term, 100% remote contract with a right-to-hire.

 

LRS Consulting Services has been delivering the highest quality consultants to

our clients since 1979. We've built a solid reputation for dealing with our

clients and our consultants with honesty, integrity, and respect. We work hard

every day to maintain that reputation, and we're very interested in candidates

who can help us. If you're that candidate, this opportunity is made for you!

 

Overview:

The Technical Writer develops, reviews, edits, and maintains many types of documentation including technical overviews, tutorials, installation/configuration instructions, operations/user guides, and other end user documentation.

Responsibilities include:

-Review published materials and recommend revisions or changes in scope, format, and content

-Work closely with Business Analysts, Developers, Quality Assurance, and Product Managers to finalize project scope and content changes

-Gather technical and product information to document new or changing product functionality, utilizing technical specifications, discussions with developers, and hands-on experimentation

-Organize material and complete writing assignments according to set standards regarding order, clarity, conciseness, style, and industry terminology

-Assist in planning, scheduling, and tracking documentation work to meet product release dates and client deliverables

 

Requirements:

-Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in Technical Communications or a related discipline, or at least five years experience in writing complex documentation for web-based software

-2+ years’ experience working as a Technical Writer or in related job role

-Ability to analyze and synthesize complex content

-Strong technical aptitude – ability to quickly learn new concepts and tools

-Strong writing, production, and technical editing skills

-Ability to respond to changing project requirements and priorities

-Experience creating documentation for audiences with different levels of technical skill

-Experience creating infographics such as diagrams, screenshots, workflows, graphs

-Experience using content management or authoring tools, such as MadCap Flare

Preferred:

Experience working with Agile/Scrum software development teams

Experience in an IT development environment

 

LRS is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants for employment will receive

consideration without unlawful discrimination based on race, color, religion,

creed, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, gender identity,

domestic partner status, sexual orientation, genetic information, citizenship

status or protected veteran status.

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