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Technical Writer

Kelly Services


Location:
Westborough, MA
Date:
04/25/2018
2018-04-252018-05-24
Job Code:
US41L8CJ_BH1428440
Categories:
  • Engineering
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Job Title Technical Writer

Jobid US41L8CJ_BH1428440

Location: Westborough, MA, 01581, USA

Description **Technical Writer**

**LOCATION:** Westborough, MA

**DURATION:** 6 Months

**PAY RATE:** $20.27/hr.

The Technical Writer creates product and service documentation for end users and service engineers. Works independently on components of a documentation project as well as contributes to the team on varied documentation projects. Creates and manages assignments to meet project schedules and is able to estimate scope, anticipate risk, and provide clear mitigation plans. Delivers content that meets quality and customer requirements.


**RESPONSIBILITIES** :


+ Drafts and manages documentation requirements
+ Makes decisions about the best content management system to use for specific products
+ Reviews, edits and tests documentation
+ Provides solutions to documentation defects
+ Assists in the development and implementation of the user documentation strategy
+ Manages work plans through the entire software development process
+ Skilled in breaking down and mapping software and/or service processes through collaborating with Subject Matter Experts and leveraging existing information
+ Utilizes information design principles to better convey information to the audience
+ Demonstrates proficiency with various authoring tools and documentation control processes
+ Collaborates with other technical writers and other cross functional team members within the business to drive outcomes
+ Understands Agile software development methodology and processes
**REQUIREMENTS** :


+ Bachelor's Degree in English or related field such as Communications, Journalism, etc. or a Bachelor’s Degree in a non-related field with 4 years of experience in technical communication or journalism or a high school diploma with 8 years of work experience in technical writing
+ Minimum of 2 years of experience writing and editing technical publications and or software documentation
+ Possesses excellent writing skills, namely a command of grammar, and the conventions and best practices of writing an array of technical documents
+ Demonstrated knowledge of various content management systems
+ Demonstrated proficiency in one or more of the following: Microsoft Office, Adobe Framemaker, Adobe Acrobat, RoboHelp or WebWorks Publisher software
+ Proven ability to work independently and in teams
+ Ability to grasp complex technical concepts and translate into clear and easy to understand documentation and manuals
+ Experience writing documentation for products or procedures in a regulated industry
+ Experience writing technical documentation and service manuals for medical products
**Why Kelly?**

Kelly® puts you in charge of your career, with access to cutting edge projects and technologies in industry leading organizations. Top companies throughout the world have trusted Kelly as a premier source of engineering talent and services since 1965. And engineering job seekers know Kelly® as a firm with an unmatched reputation for quality, integrity and professionalism. Whether you seek the variety and flexibility of working on short term project engagements, or prefer contract-to-hire or direct hire placement with our clients, apply with Kelly® to explore opportunities that suit your specific professional interests.

As a Kelly Services employee, you will have access to numerous perks, including:


+ Exposure to a variety of career opportunities as a result of our expansive network of client companies
+ Career guides, information and tools to help you successfully position yourself throughout every stage of your career
+ Access to more than 3,000 online training courses through our Kelly Learning Center
+ Group-rate insurance options available immediately upon hire*
+ Kelly-sponsored Affordable Care Act health care coverage available to eligible employees
· Service bonus plan

· Holiday pay plan

· Weekly electronic pay options

· Exclusive online employee community

· Employee assistance program available at no cost

· Corporate discounts

· Transportation Spending Accounts

*Offered and administered by Leslie & Associates. These plans are not sponsored by Kelly Services.

**Let us help advance your career today.**

_*Available for purchase and administered by a designated third-party vendor_

_Kelly Services is an equal opportunity employer including, but not limited to, Minorities, Females, Individuals with Disabilities, Protected Veterans, Sexual Orientation, and Gender Identity, and is committed to employing a diverse workforce_

**Why Kelly** **®** **?**


Kelly puts you in charge of your career, with access to cutting edge projects and technologies inindustry leading organizations. Top companies throughout the world have trusted Kelly as a premiersource of engineering talent and services since 1965. And engineering job seekers know Kelly as a firmwith an unmatched reputation for quality, integrity and professionalism. Whether you seek the varietyand flexibility of working on short term project engagements, or prefer contract-to-hire or directhire placement with our clients, apply with Kelly to explore opportunities that suit your specificprofessional interests.

**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 iscommitted to employing a diverse workforce. Equal Employment Opportunityis The Law.



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