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Technical Writer 3

Redmond
Contract

Redtech is helping our Client with a Contractor search for a Technical Writer 3. 

Technical Writer - 3

Produces a major portion of a complex documentation set (i.e. reference guides, online help, user guides, UI text) that complies with documentation plan requirements. Develops and tests complex user scenarios that show how to use the product being documented. Works effectively with program management, product marketing, and other internal Microsoft customers as needed. May instruct others in writing styles (e.g. reference guides, user guides, solutions books, online). Writes and helps implement documentation plan for major component of a project. May assist with scheduling and coordinating the work of a team. Skills: 5 years of work-related experience required. Must be able to accomplish objectives that span multiple product or subject areas, and possess proactive and strategic problem-solving skills. Must have excellent writing and analytical skills. Must be able to participate in planning and design, and contribute to a project from end to end with minimal supervision. Strong project management skills required. Demonstrated ability to combine technical expertise with technical communication skills is required. Must have demonstrated interest in, and knowledge of, broad but related areas of technology. Advanced knowledge of the specified technology as well as additional technologies. May require an understanding of one or more major technologies, such as database design and development, networking, client/server applications, security, multimedia, or device drivers, etc. Demonstrated ability to oversee a complex documentation set. The ability to work under deadline pressure is required. Must be able to work independently and as part of a team. Bachelor's degree in Technical Communications, Journalism, English or related field preferred. Work related experience may substitute for degree.