Current vacancies – Technical Author and Courseware Developer jobs

Title #4165 Contract DITA Technical Author, Swindon
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Our client is looking for a contract Technical Author to document user guides and, ideally, an API guide. The company provides middleware that provides real-time data between different systems, as well as data analysis of current and future needs.

The documentation in written in DITA, and the client uses XMetaL and Trisoft. You will be working primarily on site in Swindon. The client estimates there will be 3 months work, with the possibility of the contract being extended for 3-6 months afterwards.

They will consider junior Technical Authors, as well as more experienced Technical Authors. The client has not specified a rate.

To apply, please contact Cherryleaf

Title #4163 Technical Author, London Shoreditch, £40K-£45K + share options
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Our client is looking to recruit a Technical Author to join its Product Management team. The company develops innovative information security technology that is delivered as a Platform as a Service (PaaS). This is aimed at keeping people’s information and online identities secure, and it is a leader in this new and rapidly growing field.

You’ll be creating high-quality technical content, ranging from in-depth technical overviews to Administrator and Developer guides. They are looking for a highly-motivated person who loves technical writing and has a strong interest in emerging technologies, such as Cloud computing and PaaS.

You will be responsible for creating:

  • Technical guides and tutorials in collaboration with the developers
  • Other content aimed at helping users and prospects understand how to use the products. This could be blog posts, user manuals and case studies
  • Product whitepapers, when needed

You will also assist with technical overviews and analysis of new releases

You need to have:

  • The ability to juggle multiple projects in a fast-paced environment
  • Knowledge of markdown format and flat CMS platforms (such as Ghost or Jekyll)
  • Experience in writing developer (and API) documentation
  • Experience in writing for developer communities, open source projects
  • Knowledge of GitHub hosted projects (GitHub Pages and GitHub Wiki)
  • Knowledge of a Cloud-based authoring tool
  • Excellent technical authoring skills
  • The skills necessary to collaborate with members of other departments, both in the UK and overseas

Ideally, you will have:

  • Knowledge of cloud computing tools and PaaS
To apply, please contact Cherryleaf

Title #4164 Contract Technical Author, 3-6 months, Leatherhead
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Our client is looking for a contract Technical Author to develop a data dictionary for the SQL databases that underpin its in-house systems. You will also develop other documentation to describe where data is held.

You will need to work primarily on-site at their offices in Leatherhead, Surrey. The client has not specified a rate, so you will need to state the rate you are looking for.

To apply, please contact Cherryleaf