Sr. Technical Writer/DITA : 19-00706

Highlands Ranch, CO 80129

Posted: 02/12/2019 Job Category: Technical Writing, Editorial & Content Management Job Number: 11861959
      Women Back to Work (WBW) candidates will also be considered for this position

Akraya is looking for a Sr. Technical Writer/DITA for one of our clients. If the job description below is a fit, please apply directly or call Monika at 408-907-6415. If this position is not quite what you’ re looking for, visit akraya.Com and submit a copy of your resume. Our recruiters will get to work finding you a job that is a better match at one of our many clients.

Primary Skills: 6+ years of Technical writing experience. Strong DITA experience .Authoring in XML editor, documentum content management system.Solid experience with authoring software(adobe FrameMaker, Acrobat, etc).
Duration: 05+Months
Contract Type: W2/C2C


Job Description:     
We seek an experienced technical writer to work as part of a busy technical publications department as we undertake a major project to migrate an existing documentation set from unstructured FrameMaker and XML to DITA.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:
  • 5+ years of technical writing and documentation project management experience.
  • Undergraduate degree in Information Systems, English, Journalism, Communications, or related technology-focused field.
RESPONSIBILITY LEVEL:
  • Exercises independent judgment with minimal direction from supervisor.
  • Contributes to and adheres to documentation standards to ensure successful implementation of structured documentation set.
  • Work directly with cross-functional team to coordinate user acceptance testing of converted materials.
REQUIRED SKILLS:
  • Experience in both authoring topic-based DITA content and converting unstructured content into DITA.
  • Expert proficiency with both written and verbal communication, for both business and technical audiences.
  • Expert experience using advanced authoring software (FrameMaker, Arbortext, Oxygen), and document repositories (Documentum, SDL Tridion Docs (formerly SDL Knowledge Center)).
MAJOR JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Convert existing content from unstructured Framemaker and XML to DITA.
  • Review and fine-tune content that has been converted by an automated conversion service.
  • Ensure documentation complies with department style guides and content models.
  • Develop or manage the development of all technical content into drafts and manage review cycles, both department and cross-functional, following department guidelines.
  • Work with designated contacts for reviews and approvals in key client groups, including Product, Development, QA, Program Management, and others.
  • Share your DITA experience with our team as we begin to convert an existing documentation library to DITA.

      Please apply directly with your updated resume or call Monika at 408-907-6415

About Akraya

Akraya, Inc. Is an award-winning staffing firm that works with many of the leading, technology-based companies around the world. We have been ranked as one of the “ Best Staffing Firms to Temp for” by Staffing Industry Analysts on multiple occasions and are a preferred staffing vendor within numerous staffing programs. Please visit akrayAa.Com to search through all of our current openings or to submit your resume to our recruiting team. 

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