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Technical Author - Software (24168)

to £42k + benefits

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Technical Author, documentation, writing, software, Cambridge, NLP

This top Cambridge software company develops innovative Natural Language Processing software that is transforming the connected healthcare and medical research markets. Their work has already been recognised by a number of awards, and their products are used by leading researchers worldwide.

They are now looking for a Technical Author to join their established documentation team. Working closely with both developers and end-users, the team’s output contributes to feature / release notes, developer forums, knowledge / support portals and implementation guidelines. As a Technical Author, you’ll also be contributing to shaping new standards, style conventions and guidelines as the workload demands.

Successful CVs will demonstrate:

  • a formal background in a numerate / technical discipline (computer science, engineering, natural sciences, or similar), with a good degree from a top-ranked university;
  • experience developing technical documentation and writing in a software environment for a variety of audiences (both technical and non-technical);
  • a strong eye for detail and consistency, including both content and style / layout;
  • excellent communication skills with an ability to assimilate and explain new technical information.

Additional exposure to any of: documentation of APIs, Natural Language Processing, common scripting languages or web-layout tools (HTML/CSS) would be a bonus. CVs must demonstrate an attention to detail and clarity in communication that will be second nature to a Technical Author.

Successful candidates will enjoy a competitive salary and a wide array of attractive benefits. The company is based in modern and inviting offices with easy access by road and rail. If this sounds like the new challenge you’ve been looking for, don’t hesitate to apply now!

Keywords: Technical Author, documentation, writing, software, Cambridge, NLP

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