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Technical Writer

Reference ID: technical-writer-4
Information Technology
Full Time
Victoria, BC     

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We are searching for an experienced technical writer to create and maintain a variety of technical documentation for web applications. You will work closely with our product development team and a small team of technical writers.


   •    Write technical documentation about web-based software applications for a variety of audiences with different levels of technical ability. 
   •    Work independently to research, collate, structure, organize, and produce technical documentation that is web and print-based. 
   •    Work collaboratively within the development and technical writing teams to produce clear, accurate, and comprehensive documents that meet the needs of each audience.


   •    Experience with Madcap Flare or other single-sourcing authoring tools.
   •    Familiarity with writing single-sourced content for multiple output types using topic-based authoring. 
   •    Knowledge of HTML, CSS, and XML. 
   •    Skilled in information design, organization, and chunking.
   •    The ability to simplify and communicate complex ideas in an understandable format.
   •    The capacity to work, troubleshoot, and solve problems independently.

Would love to see:

   •    Diploma/certificate in technical writing.
   •    2-3 years of experience as a technical writer in the software industry.
   •    Knowledge of source control and issue-tracking software.
   •    Experience in an agile software development environment.
   •    Knowledge of web development, networking, and web-server configuration.
   •    Familiarity with documenting APIs and SDKs.


Samples of technical documents that you have created.

Posted: September 22, 2016
Closes:November 21, 2016
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Hundreds of organizations around the world rely on Geocortex software by Latitude Geographics to design, develop and maintain web-based mapping applications. We believe geographic information over ...