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TECHNICAL WRITER III

on August 3, 2021 / by ,


  • Full Time
  • REMOTE

Website DSSHEALTHIT DSS, Inc.

IMMEDIATE OPENING!

The DSS Documentation department is looking for a full-time Technical Writer III to join their team and work remotely or in Juno Beach, FL to create end user friendly software documentation.

POSITION SUMMARY:

Technical Writer III:

  • Is tasked with producing high-quality end user software documentation that contributes to the overall success of our products.
  • Are responsible for collaborating with developers, quality engineers, product managers, and subject matter experts to write and update content for user manuals and other technical documentation that make DSS products easier to use.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 

Essential Duties:

  • Uses FrameMaker to write easy-to-understand end user and developer guides.
  • Works with internal teams to obtain an in-depth understanding of the product and the documentation requirements.
  • Applies appropriate templates and styles according to existing style guides.
  • Proofreads and edits content as needed.
  • Analyzes existing and potential content, focusing on reuse and single-sourcing opportunities
  • Maintains version control of all documentation.
  • Produces high-quality documentation that meets applicable standards and is appropriate for its intended audience.

Other Duties:

  • Assists with ad hoc tasks as needed

The preceding functions are examples of the work performed by employees assigned to this job classification.  Management reserves the right to add, modify, change or rescind work assignments and make a reasonable accommodation as needed.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Skills:

Required:

Advanced working knowledge of the following tools:

  • FrameMaker
  • RoboHelp
  • Acrobat
  • Snagit
  • Microsoft Office, etc.

Familiar with Microsoft Manual of Style

  • Experience with interviewing subject matter experts, developers, customer representatives, management and end users to gather necessary information for creating and updating software manuals

Desired: 

  • Experience working with Atlassian and/or Microsoft SharePoint

Education:

Required:

  • BS or BA degree required preferably in English, Technical Writing, Computer Science, or any other applicable degree
  • A combination of education and experience considered equivalent

Desired: 

  • Any advanced training or certifications related to the position

Years of experience in a similar role:

Required:

  • 7 + years technical writing experience in a software development environment

Desired: 

  • 10+ years technical writing, editing experience in a software development environment, preferably Medical related software

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

Standing  5% per day
Sitting      85% per day
Walking     5% per day
Stooping    5% per day
Lifting         5 to 10 lbs. 5% per day (office equipment, laptop, etc.)
Computer Work  80% per day
Telephone Work  10% per day
Reading     25 – 75 % per day (depending on the phase of writing, editing, etc.)
Other, please specify

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

If you need an accommodation seeking employment with DSS, Inc., please email jobs@dssinc.com or call (561) 284-7373. Accommodations are made on a case-by-case basis.

To apply for this job please visit www.dssinc.com.

TECHNICAL WRITER III