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Technical Writer IV

Kelly Services
Austin, TX 78759
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Kelly Services is hiring a Senior Technical Writer for a contract opportunity in Austin, Texas. Below are the details and required skills. For immediate consideration, please email your resume directly to kim.hewlen@kellyservices.com as well as apply online.


**Senior Technical Writer IV**

**Austin, TX**

**Contract through 12/31/19**


**Job Description and Responsibilities:**




+ Youll edit technical training to be clear, direct, friendly, concise, simple, and practical- becoming (intimately) familiar with our clients style guides and processes. Youll also edit deliverables to support online self-paced learning.

+ Youll work with program managers, project managers, instructional designers and media teams, and other stakeholders to apply consistent standards and elevate the quality of the writing.

+ Youll be a stickler for details while never losing sight of the big picture of what the content and the organization are trying to achieve. Youll work with other editors and cross-functional teams to create and evolve style guides, internal job aids, and internal training.

+ You will also act as a QA function for the team, in partnership with other editors.

+ Responsible for planning, organizing, writing and editing operational, maintenance, test procedure manuals, or training materials.

+ Researches technical design specifications, interface design, design diagrams or test specifications.

+ Acquires and organizes basic source material, including applicable specifications, engineering write-ups, and drawing packages.

+ Helps coordinate the layout and design of the material.

+ Works with systems analysts and programmers to create and edit application and systems documentation, user manuals, training courses, and procedures.

+ Prepares proposals and technical reports and works with project managers.

+ Must have expert knowledge of Excel, MS Word and must have Mac experience.

+ Exceptional verbal and written communication skills are required.




**Required Skills and Experience:**




+ Approximately 10 + years of Technical Writing, with at least 8 years of experience in a full-time editing role.

+ Expertise in Associated Press or Chicago style (grammar, spelling, syntax, diction, and punctuation).

+ Experience editing content for at least one of the following industries: IT infrastructure & Consulting, App Development, or Software.

+ Experience editing for a technical audience.

+ Understanding of technical concepts, such as app development, networking configurations, device deployment and integration, troubleshooting strategies and programming.

+ Proven ability to articulate editing recommendations and collaborate daily with writers and subject matter experts (SMEs).

+ Exceptional attention to detail.

+ Proven ability to work effectively and efficiently under pressure in a fast-paced environment.

+ Experience using Mac, iOS, iPhone and/or iPads.

+ Preferred experience with GitHub, Xcode, Bitbucket, HTML.




**Why Kelly** **** **?**



With Kelly, youll have direct connections to leading IT organizations in the best companies around
the globeoffering you the chance to work on some of todays most intriguing, innovative and high-
visibility projects. In a field where change is the only constant, our connections and opportunities
will help you take your career exactly where you want to go. We work with 95 of the Fortune 100
companies, and more than 3,000 IT hiring managers turn to us each year to access the best talent:
people like you.



Last year we found 8,000 opportunities for IT professionals. Let us help advance your career
today.




**AboutKelly Services** ****




As a workforce advocate for over 70 years, we are proud to directly employ nearly 500,000 people around the world and have a role in connecting thousands more with work through our global network of talent suppliers and partners. Revenue in 2017 was $5.4 billion. Visit kellyservices.com and connect with us on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter .



Kelly Services is an equal opportunity employer including, but not limited to, Minorities, Females,
Individuals with Disabilities, Protected Veterans, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and is
committed to employing a diverse workforce. Equal Employment Opportunity
is The Law.

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Posted: 2019-07-31 Expires: 2019-08-31

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