Technical Author

Edissero Ltd

Posted on Jan 12, 2022 by Edissero Ltd

Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
IT
Immediate Start
£55k - £55k Annual
Full-Time

Technical Author

Our hugely successful hardware and software client is looking for an enthusiastic, motivated, and experienced technical author to join their small and friendly documentation team. Their customers are some of the most well-known and most sought after technology giants in the world, and there's a huge chance you're looking at their products and designs in action right this second.

Working on the automation of document content development, you will play a key role in providing quality documentation and improving the overall efficiency of the technical publications function. You'll be responsible for creating conditional text, modular documentation, batch publishing and templates, and work with revision control systems using "main", "development" and "release" branch models.

What's needed?

  • A solid background as a technical writer within a software development environment.
  • Experience of DITA and associated technologies such as XML/XSLT/DTD/XPath etc.
  • Scripting/automation experience, eg Python, HTML/CCS, Windows Batch Scripting, etc.
  • Experience with information design and modular documentation
  • An interest in docs-as-code.
  • Experience of revision control systems eg Git, Subversion.
  • At ease when speaking to people at all business and technical levels.
  • Cheerful, enthusiastic and not afraid to share your ideas.

In exchange for the above, on offer is a salary of up to £55,000 p.a. + a generous bonus + a host of attractive benefits. This role is based on a hybrid working model, with 1-2 days a week in the office. The office is within a short walk of a mainline train station and has parking.

Reference: 1460418785

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