GECORP – Technical Writer I

Do you want to work for a company deploying technological talent on the frontlines?
What if they made products that enriched lives every day?
Well here we are, meet the Ian Martin Group, building authentic connections through meaningful work. 
Here at the Ian Martin Group we work with some of the most technologically advanced organizations on the planet.  Our goal is to connect skilled technical talent to a world of opportunity that has an impact on the lives of others.
We have immediate need for your kind of talent.
We represent an Information Technology Company and are urgently seeking a Technical Writer for a 12 months’ contract assignment at Roanoke Virginia USA .

Job Description:
As a Technical Writer, you will be responsible for working independently on components of an information development project. 
You will contribute to the team on a variety of projects and call upon team members for guidance as needed. You will contribute to the team and work independently.
Essential Responsibilities: In this role, you will develop and deliver high-quality content for the Predix Applications Engineering team using the following professional characteristics:
Strong writing skills, namely a command of grammar, syntax, diction, and the conventions and best practices of writing a variety of technical documents
Fundamental collaboration skills: ability to work with other writers and cross-functional peers
Fundamental knowledge of core technical communication concepts, such as topic-based authoring, minimalism, task-oriented design, single-sourcing
Understanding of core information development processes: content planning, content creation, content review
Ability to break down software processes into tasks necessary to the targeted user and effectively explaining those tasks to the user
Basic ability to collaborate with subject matter experts to research a software product, determine functionality and design features, then communicate those effectively to the user
Bachelor’s degree (OR high school diploma with at least 6 years’ experience in a technical writing role)
A minimum of 2 years of professional experience
Fundamental skills with the authoring tools used by the Predix APM information development team: oXygen Author (DITA methodology), Astoria CMS, Adobe RoboHelp, or MadCap Flare

Founded by engineers to support the needs of technical organizations, the Ian Martin Group has been creating authentic connections around meaningful work since 1957. As North America’s most progressive recruitment and project-staffing firm, we specialize in engineering and IT recruiting to help organizations of all sizes hire better. The Ian Martin Group is a certified B Corporation, which means we meet comprehensive standards that measure our impact on employees, suppliers, community, and the environment.
We will review applications as they are received, and we will contact candidates whose skills and experience best suit this role.

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