Technical Writer

Charleston, SC

Charleston, SC

New Directions - IT Staffing

New Directions,&nbsp;IT Staffing is a recruiting and staffing firm that furnishes our clients with consulting, project staff augmentation and traditional hire services for: Business Intelligence, Database &amp; Data Science; Enterprise and Consumer Facing Applications and Web Design and Development; Enterprise Software; User Experience and Digital Technology; and associated technical disciplines. <br /><br />Our success and subsequent growth has been based on developing long lasting relationships in order to leverage our clients' technology investment with talented people.

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Overview: <p><span style="font-family: arial; font-size: small;">We are currently engaged with a client seeking a <strong>Technical Writer</strong>.</span></p>
Responsibilities: <ul> <li><span style="font-family: arial; font-size: small;">Assist in documenting financial software solutions</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: arial; font-size: small;">Research, write, update, and maintain detailed documentation including functional and technical designs and user guides that explain the functionality of independently developed Microsoft Access driven tools</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: arial; font-size: small;">Key contributor to the documentation methodology and framework used throughout SDLC</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: arial; font-size: small;">Manage configurations of documentation in a digital configuration management versioning system and contribute to overall project documentation in accordance with process</span></li> </ul>
Requirements: <ul> <li><span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: small;">Technical writing.</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: small;">Developing functional and technical designs and documentation.</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: Arial;"><span style="font-size: small;">Ability to use creativity&nbsp;&amp; experience to design and write for technical and non-technical audiences. </span></span></li> <li><span style="font-family: Arial;"><span style="font-size: small;">Excellent grammar and superior writing skills, with the ability to explain technical concepts and translate technical information into plain language for a diverse audience. </span></span></li> <li><span style="font-family: Arial;"><span style="font-size: small;">Ability to multi-task, work independently and in teams, be self-motivated and manage multiple deadlines. </span></span></li> <li><span style="font-family: Arial;"><span style="font-size: small;">Ability to work with developers, subject matter experts and users to elicit information used for documentation. </span></span></li> <li><span style="font-family: Arial;"><span style="font-size: small;">Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office including MS Access;&nbsp;SharePoint knowledge.</span>&nbsp;</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: Arial;"><span style="font-size: small;">Compose clear and accurate training materials and documentation.</span> </span></li> <li><span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: small;">SQL; documenting applications that utilize relational database systems.</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: Arial;"><span style="font-size: small;">Microsoft Visio</span> &amp; Agile desirable.</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: small;">All applicants for this position must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret clearance</span></li> </ul>