Technical Documentation Writer - $2500/month - Remote Work

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Employer: Crossover Romania
  • Internet - eCommerce
  • IT Hardware
  • IT Software
  • Job type: full-time
    Job level: 1 - 5 years of experience
  • nationwide
    Updated at: 21.09.2018

    We're running an Online Hiring Event on September 22nd, 2018, to hire Technical Documentation Writers (30K/yr).

    Online Hiring Events are live forums designed to enable you to understand the role and requirements through an interactive Q&A session followed by a self-directed testing process. The testing takes between 3-5 hours to complete. It’s worth taking the time to finish all the tests because we evaluate every single complete application to find the top talent.

    This event will include all testing required to apply for the role. Upon grading the tests, and if you advance, we will set up an interview with the hiring manager.

    The Technical Writer is responsible for writing and maintaining user documentation for our software products.

    The writer provides leadership in improving our company’s technical customer communication and documentation.

    Technical Writers excel at:

    • Creating and maintaining user documentation
    • Writing for different user personas
    • Understanding technical concepts
    • Transforming complex concepts into simple instructions
    • Planning out help strategies

    If you want to learn more in a year than most will learn in a decade, you should apply.

    Candidate Requirements:

    • Bachelor’s degree in a technical or scientific field, or in American or English literature with a minor in a technical field, or equivalent
    • Fluency in the English language, styles, and conventions
    • The ability to master technical concepts and explain them in terms that are appropriate for the target audience
    • 2+ years of technical writing experience in a software company
    • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to effectively interview subject matter experts, and to collaborate with others in writing, editing and reviewing large or complex documents
    • At least 2 years experience with structured authoring standards, such as DITA, and topic-based authoring; familiarity with single-sourcing and multiple output formats such as HTML, compiled help files, PDF, etc. Working knowledge of Web formats and technologies such as HTML, CSS and JavaScript
    • Experience using authoring tools such as MadCap Flare, Adobe RoboHelp, AdobeFramemaker
    • A working understanding of programming and software architectures and/or databases
    • Experience documenting APIs written in Java
    • Experience creating customer training course materials or videos
    • The ability to install, learn quickly, and to understand technical software, so as to be able to write about it clearly and accurately
    • Experience working in a multi-disciplined team with remote co-workers
    • Experienced in help conversion projects; converting from one format to another

    Join our community of remote professionals!