Randstad Technical Writer in Tallahassee, Florida

Technical Writer

job details:

  • location:Tallahassee, FL

  • salary:$99.99 per hour

  • date posted:Monday, January 7, 2019

  • job type:Contract

  • industry:Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

  • reference:663553

job description

Technical Writer

job summary:

The primary purpose of the Senior Technical Writer is to write, edit documentation for hardware and related software applications in a fast-paced business environment. The ideal candidate possesses excellent written and verbal communication skills, experience with ITIL, and is a superb analytical thinker who is able to simplify complex topics for a non-technical audience, and is able to juggle multiple competing priorities. Writing samples will be required.

location: Tallahassee, Florida

job type: Contract

salary: $0.00 - 99.99 per hour

work hours: 8am to 5pm

education: Bachelors


  • Create task-oriented documentation for new products in fast-paced business environment

  • Update existing hardware and software documentation

  • Create Support Documentation, Issue Resolutions, etc.

  • Track documentation deliverables as part of an overall product development schedule

  • Liaise with external writing contractors to ensure their writing meets the overall schedule

  • Work hand-in-glove with project engineers and product managers to clarify and resolve issues


  • Handle special projects

  • Work cross-functionally with local and remote teams, including software and hardware engineers, QA, tech support, localization, and marketing

  • Distill and communicate technical information to audiences with a wide range of technical knowledge

  • Follow departmental and company policies to create and release documentation

  • Readily adapt to changing priorities

  • Attend weekly cross-functional team status meetings

  • Manage multiple projects


  • Excellent technical writer who enjoys learning and writing about technology in clear, concise English

  • Detail oriented

  • Experience with single-source and task-based technical writing

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