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Job Number: 1230023
Job Title: Technical Writer - DITA Agile Waterfall
Job Type: Contract
Location: CO-Lakewood
Hours:
Post Date: Oct 16 2018
Salary: DOE
Detailed Job Description:
Our direct client, a global financial services company is seeking an experienced, self-driven, detail-oriented Technical Writer to join their team on a long term consulting engagement. You will work on multiple product suites to support the business and development teams in creating and maintaining our internal and external documentation needs.

Responsibilities:
Maintain all existing product documentation, including user guides, training documentation, and overviews.
Generate clear and concise release notes for multiple audiences.
Work with multiple teams implementing different software development methods, agile and waterfall, to create excellent documentation in a timely manner.
Create new internal and client-facing documentation as needed with little assistance from subject matter experts.
Communicate regularly with Business Analysts and Developers to ensure documentation is complete and accurate.
Ability to translate complex technical information into clean, concise, and coherent end-user documentation.
Responsible for internal business process documentation, including Security and Process documentation.
Works with the Swedish and Australian technical writing teams to ensure consistency and quality across all NASDAQ product documentation.
Required Skills:
Basic Qualifications:
Bachelors degree in English, Computer Science, Communications or related field.
Three to five years experience in computer software industry working on Agile or Waterfall teams.
Three years experience in DITA-based authoring and content management solutions, or other single-source documentation tools. Ability to interview technical staff to obtain information and confirm logical or procedural components.

Job Tools:
Atlassian Suite: JIRA, Confluence, BitBucket, HipChat, SourceTree
Microsoft Office Suite
MadCap Flare
oXygen XML Editor (DITA Toolkit)
SnagIt
WebDAV: CyberDuck
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