IT Technical Writer

San Francisco Metro Area, CA

Posted: 09/13/2019 Job Number: JN -092019-4408

Job Description

Our client, a global life sciences leader, is looking for a Technical Writer to join its San Francisco Peninsula based operations.

Gathers, analyzes, and composes information provided by subject matter experts (SME).
Conducts research and ensures the use of proper technical terminology.
Translates SME information into clear, readable documents and process maps to be used by users
Ensures consistency, clarity, and quality in and across all types of documentation.
Engages in formatting, editing, and quality assurance on own work and the work of others.
Receives text from SMEs and writes documentation in a clear and concise style following company and project style guides
Ensures documents are technically and mechanically accurate, and consistent with regard to clarity, flow, organization, completeness, and readability
Meet or exceed targeted billing hours (utilization)

Bachelor s degree preferred
3-5 years experience in technical writing
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Proficiency in MS Office and other document editing software (e.g. Word, Excel and Visio experience required)
Strong attention to detail
Able to write in explanatory and procedural styles for multiple audiences
Skilled at prioritization and multi-tasking
Ability to rely on limited knowledge and professional discretion to achieve goals
Process analysis and improvement
Process mapping and documentation
Business process management (BPM) facilitation preferred

Additional Requirements:
Passion for providing a great user experience
Proficient in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Visio
Ability to work autonomously
Ability to work flexible hours
Takes initiative with minimal supervision
Consistently meets all deadlines
Proficient in English verbally and in writing
Great attention to detail
Strong interpersonal skills

About Vivo

Having been in business since 2006, Vivo is a full-service recruiting and consulting company, specializing on mid to senior level technology resources. Our brand promise is simple: we get people. We get that our clients don t want to waste time, and that our candidates and employees thrive when given honest feedback and an opportunity to grow.

Whether you re onsite at our Pleasanton headquarters or working for one of Vivo s clients the best brand names out there our promise to you is unwavering: we will treat you like you are our most important employee.

Do you think you get people get what they really need, and get how to deliver? We re not perfect but we re accountable. We re not in 32 countries, but we are in the heart of it all. So, if you are looking for a flexible, fun and high-energy work environment, along with the opportunity to work with some of the world s technology leaders, we can t wait to talk to you.

Vivo We Get People!
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