Technical Writer wanted Urgently – Salary: R22 000- R25 000 Per Month
Employer: Moyo Talent Solutions
Our client is looking for a Technical Writer to augment the implementation team in Cape Town.
The company is a software widely used by Asset Management companies in South Africa and more recently in the UK. The company has a global strategy. The area where the company is mostly used is within the research and investment process. They have a young and dynamic team of skilled developers and implementation consultants. The development team is focused on developing the software while the implementation team assist clients from both a support and project perspective. Implementation consultants and clients, in cases where they have been trained, interact with the software (fundamentally a toolkit). This allows them to build customised solutions and models based on clients or their own specific and unique requirements.
The company has a need for a full-time Technical Writer to be involved in 2 distinct areas of the business:
Technical documentation (Help, training manuals, etc)
Client documentation (client solution overview documentation)
They foster an intellectual culture by placing importance on idea generation, innovation, learning and discussing interesting topics. We place a huge emphasis on the importance of balance outside the work environment and are respectful of this above all else. We do not micromanage. Only self-managed individuals will thrive in our environment. We aim to create a culture where people feel part of a team and want to come to work. This dynamic is supported by regular, fun staff outings and social events.
The core responsibilities of the role are
: CHM/HTML/PDF documentation which includes technical reference, how-tos’ and explanations of core concepts in the system
Document relating the process of installing the product as well as configuration of the systems environment (Think Firewall, Windows updates, .NET framework, etc)
These documents are mainly diagrammatical and are required by IT teams to provision infrastructure
Disaster Recovery Documentation:
Documentation to inform IT teams as to what needs to be backed up daily and what the recovery procedure needs to be in general terms
Training Documentation and ‘Manuals’:
Documentation of the concepts that the company is built upon
Documentation describing the solutions they provide
Desired Skills and Experience
A minimum of 5 years’ experience of Technical Writing
Good at articulating technical documentation in easy to understand prose
Familiarity with an authoring tool and a keen interest to learn MadCap. They use MadCap Flare which produces documentation is in CHM, PDF and HTML formats
Ability to show ideas graphically. Adept at using graphical tools to incorporate screenshots, artwork and diagrams into presentations
Excellent technical comprehension skills. This person needs to be able to assimilate technical information from the Development and Implementation teams
Desired Soft Skills
Good communication skills (liaise with Graphical designers, Development team, Implementation Consultants)
A strong sense of accountability and ownership
The ability to work as part of a team
The ability to prioritise work
The ability to self-manage and work independently
An interest in technology and the Investment Management industry
Apply before Friday, May 10, 2019 – 4 Days left
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