Recru-IT

Technical Writer

at Recru-IT  

Full-time
in Cape Town Region, Western Cape
created 1 week ago
Expires 14 Mar
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**Are you a fascinated by technology and documentation Do you have experience writing technical software documentation**Youll enjoy working in a team using a mature development environment where you plan and collaborate with peers. Youll be comfortable with challenging the status quo and working in an agile SDLC (we use Scrum).We are based in Bellville (Northern Suburbs), offer excellent company benefitsand value flexible working hours which includes **working from home** for 2 to 3 days per week.We need you to take full responsibility of the technical documentation process, tools, techniques and standards.# What we need

  • Someone with a passion for technology and testing
  • A self-motivated team player
  • The right attitude, above everything else
  • Someone that will fit our culture and support our values

# What are we looking for

  • Matric, Relevant Tertiary Qualification would be preferential
  • 3 years working experience in a related role, e.g. technical writing, editing and information design
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Competent with technical writing tools such as MS Word, Robohelp, etc.
  • Ability to develop and edit content according to written standards, and follow established procedures
  • Ability to structure information into creative, modern and stimulating user-friendly formats
  • Outstanding skills in writing about complex technical subjects to a variety of audiences with varying levels of technical knowledge
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and meet tight deadlines

# Why should you consider us

  • We are serious about staff engagement
  • We are serious about people development and training
  • We value work-life balance
  • We are part of a larger R&D team that is working on industry leading trends
  • We are open, honest and act with integrity
  • We celebrate and reward brilliance

# Key responsibilities will include:

  • Working with subject matter experts to develop and maintain content.
  • Creating and updating user manuals and release documentation.
  • Creating relevant examples and use cases that supports documentation.
  • Proof reading and editing material to improve quality, readability, consistency and effectiveness of documentation
  • Developing material, including user manuals, slide presentations and videos as required
  • Close interaction with the Training Development team
  • Working closely with Analysts, Software Testers and Developers

# Preferred Experience:

  • Screen capture software and the appropriate use of screenshots
  • Clear understanding of the software development process
  • Experience in developing documentation in an agile software development team (we use Scrum)
  • Experience in video screen recording and editing
  • Experience with version control systems (e.g. GIT)

Send a detailed copy of your CV to Bonita ((email address) replace the AT with @)Should you not be contacted within 7 days, please consider your application as unsuccessful

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