Senior Technical Writer in Orlando, FL at DISYS

Date Posted: 10/30/2018

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Position : Senior Technical Writer

Location : Orlando, Florida 

Duration: 6+ Months   (contract to hire)


Responsible for performing usability testing with clients on documentation and utilizing feedback to improve documentation and standards. Selects the appropriate media and distribution methods, develops communications that persuade and influence target audience. Perform writing tasks for technical documents, such as user manuals, installation manuals, help documents, and tutorials. Requires effective planning, scheduling, researching, and writing skills GENERAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

•        Researches, writes, edits, and proofreads more complex technical data for use in documents or sections of documents such as manuals, procedures and specifications to provide clients with information regarding technical areas in a less technical way.

•        Composes or updates material that is mostly standardized for reports, manuals, briefs, proposals, technical and administrative publications concerned with work methods and procedures, and installation, operation, and maintenance software and hardware.

•        Assists in establishing style guidelines and standards for texts and illustrations to meet business needs.

•        Interviews programmers, engineers, developers, and other technical personnel; Reads previous documentation and design notes, and uses computer based training or company technical products to gather and research technical information for use in more complex documentation.

•        Organizes material and completes writing assignment according to set standards regarding order, clarity, conciseness, style, and terminology, may maintain records and files of work and revisions, may select photographs, drawings, sketches, diagrams, and charts to illustrate material, assist in laying out material for publication, and arrange for typing, duplication and distribution of material.

•        Creates, compiles, and delivers more complex system/software developmental documentation packages from technical project team inputs, system requirements analysis, system design specifications, technical system design, technical procedure development, configuration control requirements, test and training specifications, and programming notes.

•        Assists in creating project plan, etc. for completing documentation.


Bachelor’s degree or the equivalent combination of education, training, or work experience . GENERAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

•        Thorough knowledge of information mapping concepts

•        Skill in investigation and analysis

•        Skill in preparation of written material

•        Proficient with the following software: Microsoft (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio); Adobe (Acrobat Professional, Robohelp) Gira & SharePoint

•        Skill in business communication and training

•        Skill in evaluation of documentation

•        Skill in production and quality control

•        Skill in publishing system operation

•        Skill in understanding and focusing on the client’s needs, establishing credibility and building relationships with clients

•        Skill in editing writing for punctuation, syntax, and grammar

•        Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing

•        Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, clients and public

Job Requirements

Additional Skills: Advanced professional role. Highly-skilled with extensive proficiency. Writes a variety of highly skilled technical articles, reports, brochures, and/or manuals for documentation for a wide range of uses. Keep informed of product development activities to determine the need for revisions, corrections, and changes in previously printed materials & is responsible for getting client input on re-documentation efficiencies. Provides direction and training to other in departments.Works under minimal supervision on complex projects and may assist less experienced peers. Wide latitude for independent judgment. Typically requires five or more years demonstrated experience of technical/business writing.


Kavitha Chelladurai

Technical Recruiter

Digital Intelligence Systems (DISYS)


Digital Intelligence Systems, LLC. is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V. We do not discriminate against any employee or applicant because they inquired about, discussed, or disclosed compensation. Email recruitinghelp @ to contact us if you are an individual with a disability and require accommodation in the application process.


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