Kforce

Technical Writer

3+ months agoRedmond, WA

Responsibilities

Kforce has a client in search of a Technical Writer in Redmond, WA.Key Tasks:

  • Produces documentation (i.e. reference guides, online help, user guides, UI text) that complies with documentation plan and style requirements
  • Develops and tests complex user scenarios that show how to use the product being documented
  • Works effectively with program management, product marketing, and other internal customers as needed
  • May instruct others in writing styles (e.g. reference guides, user guides, solutions books, online)
  • Writes and helps implement documentation plan for major component of a project
  • May assist with scheduling and coordinating the work of a team


Skills

  • Bachelor's degree in Technical Communications, Journalism, English or related field preferred; Work related experience may substitute for degree
  • 3 years of work-related experience required
  • Must be able to accomplish objectives that span multiple product or subject areas, and possess proactive and strategic problem-solving skills
  • Must have excellent writing and analytical skills
  • Must be able to participate in planning and design, and contribute to a project from end to end with minimal supervision
  • Strong project management skills required
  • Demonstrated ability to combine technical expertise with technical communication skills is required
  • Must have demonstrated interest in, and knowledge of, broad but related areas of technology
  • Fundamental knowledge of PaaS services and container technology is preferred
  • Understanding of Git and Visual Studio Code preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to oversee a complex documentation set
  • The ability to work under deadline pressure is required
  • Must be able to work independently and as part of a team
Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Kforce is a professional staffing services firm offering Technology and Finance & Accounting jobs with top employers nationwide. We specialize in providing contract, contract-to-hire and direct placement opportunities, with over 50 years of experience in the staffing industry. Kforce offers many consultants comprehensive benefits depending on employment status, including medical, dental, 401(K), life insurance and disability. Our vision is to be "the firm most respected by those we serve."

Job ID: Kforce-1914629-TVT