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Technical Writer in Pittsburgh, PA at Eliassen Group

Date Posted: 5/13/2019

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Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity for a Technical Writer with our industry-leading client in Pittsburg.

We will accept corp to corp or w2 contractors. For our w2 consultants, we offer a great benefits package that includes Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits, 401k with company matching, and life insurance.

Responsibilities of the Technical Writer:

  • 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
  • Writes and helps implement documentation plan for major component of a project
  • May assist with scheduling and coordinating the work of a team
  • This position is responsible for creating and maintaining documentation pertaining to managed accounts including designing and writing software release notes, user manuals, and other ancillary materials
  • Recognize and implement documentation needs as they arise, and to quickly assimilate new technologies
  • Work with collaborative authoring environments such as wikis. Research, write, edit, and proofread complex technical data for use in documents or sections of documents such as software release notes, manuals and other ancillary material to provide clients with information regarding technical functions in a less technical way
  • Determine the scope and timeline of their documentation projects in order to plan projects

Requirements of the Technical Writer:

  • Must be able to retrieve, organize, analyze, and synthesize complex subject and transform it into easy to understand information for specific audiences
  • Must learn about products through product use, interviewing subject matter experts, and reading design specifications and use case surveys to produce comprehensible documentation
  • Ability to drive a project to completion, including creating a schedule, gathering information from subject matter experts and meeting deadlines

Keywords: Technical Writer, UI, technical writing, team lead, client support

Job ID: 319133

About Eliassen Group:

Eliassen Group provides strategic talent solutions to drive our clients’ innovation and business results. Leveraging over 30 years of success, our expertise in IT staffing, Agile consulting, creative services, managed services, and life sciences enables us to partner with our clients to execute their business strategy and scale effectively. Headquartered in Reading, MA and with offices from coast to coast, Eliassen Group offers local community presence, deep networks, as well as national reach. For more information, visit

Eliassen Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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