We’re looking for two contract Technical Authors/Documentarians, SW London, 3/6 months

Plus someone interested in a permanent position, too.

See:  #4187 Contract Technical Author, South West London, 3/6 months

You must have:

  • A proven track record in technical writing
  • Experience of creating content for an IT Operations/technical audience
  • Experience of using Linux (e.g. using the CLI; being able to execute and test shell commands that install and configure applications)
  • An understanding of JavaScript, or a similar scripting language
  • Experience of documenting enterprise products (both on-premise and SaaS)
  • The ability to work autonomously, with little supervision
  • The ability follow an established writing style guide

New contract opportunity #4183 Contract Technical Author, Swindon

Our client is looking for a contract Technical Author to assist the in-house Technical Author, in updating the hardware manuals and software user guide for a range of new product releases. These are published as PDFs and printed manuals.

The company sells scanning and imaging equipment. The work involves taking the existing manuals and updating them, using Microsoft Word.

You will need to visit the client near Swindon, Wiltshire, to get hands on experience with hardware and software. Other than that, you would be able to work off site.

The client estimates the project will be around 6 weeks’ work. There may be opportunities further work in the future. The client has not specified a rate.

To apply, please contact Cherryleaf.

Changes to #4175 Contract Technical Author, Swindon

We’ve just amended the job description for the contract vacancy #4175 Contract Technical Author, Swindon. This project involves working on Cloud-based applications, rather than enterprise software, which means the content will be written in Markdown rather than DITA.

Ideally, you will have experience in the following areas:

  • Developing web-based online Help
  • Working in an Agile environment
  • Cloud-based solutions
  • Video-based instruction (although is less important).

Apologies for any confusion caused.

See #4175 Contract Technical Author, Swindon.

New Technical Author Lead vacancies in Cambridge

A client is looking to recruit two new staff:

“You’ll be working as part of a team that mentors and coaches the developers and user experience specialists to improve their technical writing skills by providing style guidance and feedback. This role requires you to be the proactive subject matter expert for user interface writing and technical documentation, and to be able to introduce new ideas and practices to the company.”

See: #4174 Technical Author Lead, Cambridge, £40-£60K DOE