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Technical Writer Consultant

Round Rock, Texas | IT
Job ID: 103831
Listed on 2/22/2021

KellyMitchell matches the best IT and business talent with premier organizations nationwide. Our clients, ranging from Fortune 500 corporations to rapidly growing high-tech companies, are exceptionally served by our 1500+ IT and business consultants. Our industry is growing rapidly, and now is a great time to launch your career with the KellyMitchell team.

Technical Writer Consultant

Job Summary: Our client is looking for a candidate to drive the solution- and engineering-close documentation activities for our products and solutions in the new area. You will be responsible to define, structure, establish, and drive the documentation strategy and execution.

Duties:

  • Define, structure, establish and drive the documentation strategy and execution for our 5G products and solutions
  • Lead a team of technical writers
  • Produce high-quality documentation that meets applicable standards and is appropriate for its intended personas/audiences
  • Establish, maintain and continuously improve our information architecture
  • Collaborate with our developers, testers and other tech writers to obtain an in-depth understanding of the product/solution and the documentation requirements
  • Analyze existing and potential content, focusing on reuse and single-sourcing opportunities
  • Provides support in the management of all controlled documents including: drafting, reviewing, formatting, uploading, maintenance and revision of documents
  • Manage product documentation delivery cycle for the on-time development of all customer facing and internal documentation to support company products through all stages of development
  • Works with cross-functional team to ensure on-time delivery of quality product documentation. Also the manager drives and leads the aspect of continuous improvement for evolving technical writing

Desired Skills/Experience:

  • 5-10 year’s combined experience managing a team of technical writers and as an individual contributor writing technical and/or similar documentation
  • Experience writing documentation for complex technical products and preferably experience from cellular technologies like 4G/LTE and 5G
  • Knowledge of and experience from markdown, DITA XML and other markup languages and frameworks
  • Enjoy working in a fast paced release cycle
  • Can manage complex documentation projects and balance multiple tasks in a dynamic environment
  • Ability to work in a team environment and collaborate with other teams including Engineering, Product Management, and Program Management
  • BS/BA in Technical Communication, Computer Science, related technical field, or equivalent experience
  • Familiarity with Scrum/Agile development environments
  • Experience leading a globally-distributed team
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with an ability to understand and communicate complex technical concepts clearly and logically
  • Superb interpersonal communication skills
  • Able to collaborate within a team environment with cross-functional peers
  • Ability to manage a team and work within a team and across departments and as an individual contributor

 

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