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Technical Author

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Posted on Oct 6, 2021 by CV-Library

High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
Engineering
Immediate Start
£40k - £42k Annual
Full-Time
Technical Author, High Wycombe, £40,000pa plus benefits:

A leading high-tech manufacturer is looking to recruit a Technical Author to join a specialist engineering team delivering both specialist software and mechanical design services to this impressive global client base. The Technical Author will be responsible for the design and delivery of high quality, easy to use, end user documentation spanning the two teams and their clients.

The role:

* Researching, writing, editing, illustrating, project managing, and publishing customer/engineer documentation, including installation & setup guides, user guides, hardware manuals and software manuals.

* Working with software developers to update user documentation for each software release and to amend the documentation to reflect new features developed during release cycles.

* Working with engineers and technologists to update system and hardware documentation

* Estimating documentation effort and delivery planning

* Helping to define documentation requirements

About You:

The Technical Author will ideally have the following skills and attributes:

* Degree level education

* Ideally - Physics/Materials Science degree

* Excellent writing, oral communication, presentation, and organisation skills

* Ability to structure and write material for a highly technical audience

* An inquisitive nature, with the ability to ask subject-matter experts the right questions

* Ability to work independently and manage your priorities and deadlines appropriately

* A ‘continuous improvement’ mentality

* Ideally - Experience using Microsoft DevOps

* Ideally – Experience with a software help tool like Madcap Flare and/or RoboHelp, and Madcap Lingo

This company offers amazing benefits, a competitive starting salary, structured career development opportunities, and a good work-life balance, our client offers 25 days annual leave, half-days on Fridays, private healthcare, a share incentive plan, a defined contribution Personal Pension Plan, and a flexible benefits package that you can tailor to your own requirements.

If you’re a Technical Author who wants to make a global impact on an amazing manufacturing business, then please send MARS Recruitment a copy of your CV.

MARS Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer and positively welcomes applications from suitably qualified applicants regardless of race, colour, sex, marital status, national origin, religion, age, disability, or any other protected status. Suitable candidates for the role will be contacted within 3 working days, unfortunately if you haven’t heard back in this time your application has been unsuccessful at this time.

MARS Recruitment is a specialist Engineering & IT recruiter working in partnership with companies across the UK and offers services of both an Employment Business (for Temporary/Contract roles) and an Employment Agency (for Permanent roles)

Reference: 214825926

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