Associate Technical Writer – Pleasanton

Organization: Workday
Contact Name: Michael Tillson
Address: 6230 Stoneridge Mall Rd, Pleasanton CA
Phone Number: 925-627-8857
Email Address: mtillson@teksystems.com
Web Site: www.workday.com
Job Title: Associate Technical Writer
Job Duration: 6 month contract-to-hire

Job Description:

  • Works with product development, product management, and other teams to learn the software products and develop high-quality documentation for a targeted audience.
  • Works under the supervision of senior technical writers to produce content for multiple deliverables, including online help, system messages, release notes, and administrator support.
  • Works as an integral part of the product team and manages multiple projects simultaneously.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in technical communication, English, journalism, information design, or a related field.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, flexibility, organization, and attention to detail.
  • Able to manage priorities and interact across all levels within the development organization.
  • Familiarity with XML authoring tools or HTML tags.
  • Familiarity with DITA or other structured writing methodology.
  • Familiarity with traditional and Agile software development life cycles.
  • Familiarity with enterprise applications and software-as-a-service (SaaS) is a plus.
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