Job Description


Our client is an intelligence-led security company which is working on eliminating the complexity and burden of cyber security for organizations struggling to prepare for, prevent, and respond to cyber-attacks. They currently have a requirement for a Senior Technical writer based in Reston, VA for a contract position.

 

Responsibilities:

As a senior technical writer, you are expected to perform the following functions:

•    Support documentation releases for new products as well as updates for existing products according to company standards, quality, and style guidelines.

•    Address customer support requests and questions within the documentation.

•    Plan, research, develop, and deliver content in multiple formats.

•    Produce documents within specified deadlines.

•    Ability to write original documents.

 

Experience requirement:

  • 7 – 10 years’ experience writing technical documentation in a high-tech or similar environment.
  • Experience with software documentation development processes

 

Skills:

To be successful in this position, you need the following proven skills:

  • Excellent writing and organizational skills.
  • Proven ability to translate technical concepts into easily understood information products.
  • Ability to work with aggressive deadlines and tailor deliverables accordingly.
  • Ability to understand markup languages such as HTML and XML.
  • Strong working knowledge of publishing tools such as MadCap Flare
  • Strong communication skills.
  • An advocate for customer needs.
  • A passion for quality.
  • Self-motivated and flexible.
  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously.

 

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in one of the following areas: Journalism, English, Communications, Technical Writing, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or related field.

 

Position logistics:

  • 6 Month Contract on W2
  • Location: Reston, VA (no remote work)
  • Local candidates only

 

What’s in it for You:

  • Competitive pay
  • Ample opportunities for personal development.

 

About Maxonic:

Since 2002 Maxonic has been at the forefront of connecting candidate strengths to client challenges. Our award winning, dedicated team of recruiting professionals are specialized by technology, are great listeners, and will seek to find a position that meets the long-term career needs of our candidates.  We take pride in the over 5,000 candidates that we have placed, and the repeat business that we earn from our satisfied clients.

 

Interested in Applying?

We can’t wait to see your resume. Please apply below with your most current resume and feel free to email Kinjal Bhimani (Kinjal.b@maxonic.com) or call 408-739-4900 x 125 to know more about the role.

 

 

 

Key Words:  Technical writer, technical documentation, product documentation, software documentation, MadCap Flare, Communications