Technical Writer

Location: Sydney CBD, New South Wales
Contract Type: Contract
Specialisation: Technology & Digital
Salary: Negotiable
REF: BBBH239251_1577657278

An opportunity has arisen for a Technical Writer to join the data team of this leading finance company. This role would see you work with the team to clearly, concisely & accurately communicate complex project information and documentation.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Write conceptual overviews, procedures & support documentations.
  • Document hardware requirements, firmware specifications and end-to-end technical integration tools and procedures.
  • Be involved in writing projects from planning through to completion, including reviewing, editing, and rewriting copies, providing edits as necessary.
  • Set and ensure document standards are organised and follow a logical order, structure, presentation, illustration, comprehensibility, completeness correctness.
  • Use rule-based editing to make a document correct, consistent, accurate, and complete through spelling, grammar, punctuation, capitalization, hyphenation,
  • Ensure documents adhere to internal templates and consistency (design, typography, layout and illustrations).

Knowledge & Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in one of the following disciplines; English, Communications, Journalism, technology or equivalent practical experience.
  • 5 years of relevant experience in researching and writing documentation in either disaster recovery, applications, storages, fault matrix.
  • Experience communicating complex information clearly, concisely and accurately
  • Deep knowledge & experience of software/hardware development tools, practices

Skills & Behaviours:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to manage competing priorities
  • Actively participate & ensure 100% completion within agreed timeframes
  • Ability to view problems from an engineering perspective.
  • Demonstrated analytical and organizational skills and can quickly understand and communicate complex technical information
  • Highly motivated with a personal interest in technology and technical writing.
  • Self-starter who constructively challenges and reassesses status quo
  • Disciplined planning and follow up
  • Ability to work cross-functionally
  • Strong action orientation to deliver accurate outcomes to tight timelines
  • Liaise with internal and external stakeholders
  • Make safety a priority and champion a safety culture with the team
  • Contribute to team culture and engagement plans