Hexagon

  • Technical Writer

    Job Locations US-TX-Houston
    ID
    2017-3723
    # of Openings
    3
    Category
    Quality Assurance
  • Overview

    Prepares, writes, edits or translates scientific, technical, or marketing materials for manuals, reports, instruction books and other material related to product marketing, engineering, software applications, manufacturing and other technical and administrative activities.

     

     

    Responsibilities

    Design, develop, and implement customized technical documents. Gather information about needs, objectives, functions, features, and requirements.

     

    Perform writing tasks for technical documents, such as user manuals, installation manuals, help documents, and tutorials. Requires effective planning, scheduling, researching, and writing skills.

     

    Work is completed in compliance with deadlines negotiated with management. Analyzes developments in a specific field of activity to determine the need for revisions, corrections, and changes in previously produced materials and the development of new materials and the development of new material. Reviews manuscripts and recommends changes. Selects and recommends graphics, such as, drawings, diagrams, pictures, or charts, to illustrate manuscript.

     

    Frequently confers with customer representatives, vendors, technical and marketing personnel, both inside and outside the Company to establish technical specifications and to resolve problems concerned with developing and producing subject material. Exercises some independent judgment in determining objectives and approaches to job assignments. Works under moderate supervision. Requires moderate skill sets and developing proficiency within discipline. Conducts tasks and assignments as directed.

     

    Will perform other reasonable and related duties. The Company reserves the right to change duties at any time.

     

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism, English, Communications or Engineering is preferred.
    • 3-5 years of relative experience is preferred.
    • Working knowledge of Personal Windows based Computers and Microsoft Office.
    • Familiarity with the Agile/Scrum development process and working in an open team environment is a plus.
    • Candidates must be adaptable to a changing business and customer requirements.
    • Must possess strong interpersonal skills, problem-solving abilities, and the ability to multi-task.
    • Excellent communication and technical writing skills are required.
    • Experience in the use of graphics manipulation programs is a plus.
    • Knowledge of Author-IT or comparable authoring tool is a plus.
    • Must be a US Citizen or GreenCard Holder.

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