Technical Writer – Hourly

Title: Hourly Technical Writer
Location:  Colorado Springs, Brookfield, Durham -Remote may be considered

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Description
Come join a successful team of technical communicators supporting a diverse set of client communication needs!  At InfoPros, we develop documentation and courseware required to support our clients’ products, processes and software applications. This focus and our staff of professional writers, illustrators, instructional designers and project managers is why we have a track record of partnering with our clients for the long term.  As a market leader, InfoPros offers an exciting, high-energy workplace. Our goal is to remain at the forefront of our industry by offering high-quality services backed by the industry’s most experienced staff.

InfoPros is seeking a Technical Writer for a 4-month contract (with a possibility of an extension) rewriting and editing the online documentation for a Python-based software development platform. The writer will have a strong technical writing background, and experience composing technical information into clear, concise online content for both technical and non-technical audiences.  The candidate will have experience creating topic-based, task-oriented online documentation, experience using a CMS or version control system, and be proficient at using a markup language such as reSTructuredText, HTML, or XML.

Required Skills/Qualifications:

  • 5+ years experience in technical writing with technical writing being your primary job function
  • Bachelor’s degree in technical writing, journalism, communications or related field
  • Excellent interpersonal and general business communication skills
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team
  • Demonstrated success working in an environment driven by budget, scope and deadlines across multiple clients/projects
  • Experience with researching and gathering relevant technical data from subject matter experts such as engineers, developers and programmers, as well as from internal documents
  • Proficient with a markup language such as reSTructuredText, HTML, or XML
  • Experience writing API, SDK, or CLI documentation
  • Experience using a CMS or version control system
  • Software documentation
  • Online documentation

Additional Desired Skills/Qualifications:

  • Experience with Git or Github
  • Experience with reStructuredText
  • Experienced with Python
  • Experience with Sphinx

To Apply:

  • Please do not apply for this position unless you meet all of the skills and qualifications listed in this posting.
  • Apply only if you live in the area, are willing to commute, or willing to relocate at your expense. You must be legally qualified to work in the United States. We do not provide relocation assistance or sponsorship of H-1 Visas. InfoPros supports our clients’ drug-free work environments.  InfoPros is an EOE employer.
  • Email your cover letter and resume to: jobs@infopros.com (No phone calls or recruiters please.)