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Technical Author

£61000 - £78000 per annum Travel expenses
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DAVID MEIKLE

Technical Author - Sys Admin background - FS - Canary Wharf - Permanent

We are currently seeking an experienced individual to join our client in the role of Technical Author. This is a great chance to join a company who are on the forefront of technology and make a massive contribution to the developement of staff, use of new technology and their advancements as a market leader.

Responsabilities

  • Work with internal teams to obtain an understanding of the product and the documentation requirements
  • Analyse existing and potential content, focusing on reuse and single-sourcing opportunities
  • Create and maintain the information architecture
  • Produce high-quality documentation that meets applicable standards and is appropriate for its intended audience
  • Write easy-to-understand user interface text, online help and developer guides
  • Create tutorials to help end-users use a variety of applications
  • A concern for verbal consistency and an appreciation of tone and style
  • An enquiring mind with attention to detail
  • An ability to grasp and structure large amounts of information and anticipate the reader's knowledge gaps
  • editorial judgment
  • Accuracy and a methodical approach to work
  • The ability to work to tight schedules
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills
  • The ability to express instructions clearly and briefly in simple English
  • Strong documentation skills and the ability to produce visually attractive instructions
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, to gather information from and for people
  • The ability to work successfully as part of a multidisciplinary team
  • A good understanding of presentation packages and other communication

Essential Skills and Experience

  • Experience and proven track record in product design and manufacturing coordination.
  • Thorough understanding of the management processes required to run large multi-country IT installations.
  • In-depth understanding of the technical product and platform usages within a large Enterprise Services and Architecture department.
  • Ability to work in a multi country, culturally diverse and time zone separated management role.
  • Good communications skills and ability to motivate and communicate at all levels of the organization.
  • Strong programming and scripting background. Analytical with the ability to understand and resolve complex problems. Sys Admin skill-set UNIX Linux and Windows.
  • Infrastructure Tooling subject matter expert and strong knowledge of UNIX/Linux platforms.
  • Proven track record in infrastructure engineering.
  • In depth knowledge of associated tooling and practises, specifically experience of Centrify, HIDS and HIPS, Control and compliance tooling, adaptive security tooling, infrastructure management tooling HPSA and Universal Discovery.

Technical Author - Sys Admin background - FS - London - Permanent

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