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Experienced Technical Author (25323)

Cambridge
to £55k + benefits

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Conveying complex content clearly and concisely

We are looking for an Experienced Technical Author with a background in creating clear and concise documentation within an IT or engineering organisation. You will need to be a self-starter, happy to work with minimal supervision, collaborating across team boundaries with stakeholders from other business areas. As a senior Technical Author you would keep abreast of industry best practice and champion this amongst your colleagues.

Our client is a technology leader in the provision of specialised business-critical systems for a broad range of high-profile clients. This is a great time to join them, as their already-successful business is set to expand with new products and markets to explore.

You will need:

  • A 1st or 2:1 degree in a relevant subject from a well-ranked university
  • A flawless CV demonstrating your command of English and attention to detail
  • A portfolio of examples demonstrating your writing style and flair for creating technical illustrations
  • Significant experience as a Technical Author within an engineering company demonstrating your ability to communicate effectively with engineers to gather necessary information.

Although not essential, experience in the following would help your application: MadCap Flare, Adobe Illustrator (or similar), version control tools such as Git, and collaboration tools such as Jira or Confluence.

Based in ultramodern and spacious offices in central Cambridge, the role attracts a competitive salary and benefits package. This is a company with an open, collaborative culture and a strong commitment to training, career development, and sustainable work-life balance.

Interested? Send your CV to ECM Selection; whilst we can only put forward the top few candidates, we do read every CV and try to respond to everyone. Or recommend a friend for £250, details at http://ecmselection.co.uk/tell-a-friend.

Keywords: Technical Author, Technical Writer, Technology Company, MadCap Flare, Adobe Illustrator, Jira, Git, Cambridge

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