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Technical Writer - Consultant

For our direct client in Northern NJ we seek a Technical Writer for a 3-month + contract, immediate interview and hire.

The Technical Writer's role is to develop written information about the organization's computing systems that aid in their development, use, and support. Outputs will include a range of documents to be read by both technical and non-technical personnel across all departments.

Primary Purpose and Goal: To work with our client's IT Security Group to review, cross-reference and edit security documentation for key applications


Skills and Experience:

Proven ability to create clear and concise technical documentation and follow process.

Proven track record writing proficiency for multiple audiences and in multiple modes (reports, meeting minutes, presentations, emails, technical specifications, proposals)

Experienced in the development of technical documentation used for production support of IT infrastructure

Familiarity with Atlassian Confluence a plus

Ability to work with little oversight on short deadlines

Experienced with Microsoft Office Suite: Word, Project, Excel, Visio, Power Point

Strong interpersonal skills (verbal, written and presentation) –

The position requires a lot of customer interaction including meetings, presentations and documentation

Strong knowledge of Production Data Center Operational environments  

Preferred Education BS or MS degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field.

3 or more years of experience with systems analysis or business analysis.

2 or more years of experience with technical writing, technical documentation  

Minimum Experience 5+ years Technical Documentation Experience  

Personal Qualifications

  • Attention to detail (most important)

  • Excellent oral communication skills

  • Exceptional technical writing skills

  • Understanding of technical terminology (thematically), does not require deep knowledge of any specific technology

  • Ability to develop and proof-read high quality and complex documentation to identify erroneous or unexpected statements which cannot be validated/verified

  • Ability to maintain knowledge of a broad range of related documentation to ensure all linkages are called out and maintained as the corpus of documentation is reviewed and enhanced.





Education / Academics

  • Bachelor Degree


Job ID: 4339