TW Opportunity in New Orleans, LA

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TW Opportunity in New Orleans, LA

Postby GFPetro on Wed Jul 25, 2018 8:15 am

A multi-national oil and gas company with offices in New Orleans, LA, is looking for Technical Writers.

Please respond with your LinkedIn profile if interested.


As a Technical Writer, you will be responsible for working independently on components of an information development project. You will contribute to the team on a variety of projects and call upon team members for guidance as needed. You will contribute to the team and work independently.

Essential Responsibilities:

In this role, you will develop and deliver high-quality content for the Predix Applications Engineering team using the following professional characteristics:
    * Strong writing skills, namely a command of grammar, syntax, diction, and the conventions and best practices of writing a variety of technical documents
    * Fundamental collaboration skills: ability to work with other writers and cross-functional peers
    * Fundamental knowledge of core technical communication concepts, such as topic-based authoring, minimalism, task-oriented design, single-sourcing
    * Understanding of core information development processes: content planning, content creation, content review
    * Ability to break down software processes into tasks necessary to the targeted user and effectively explaining those tasks to the user
    * Basic ability to collaborate with subject matter experts to research a software product, determine functionality and design features, then communicate those effectively to the user


Basic Qualifications:

    * Bachelor’s degree (OR high school diploma with at least 6 years’ experience in a technical writing role)
    * A minimum of 2 years of professional experience

Eligibility Requirements:

    * Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job
    * Must be willing to travel minimally
    * Must be willing to work out of an office located in New Orleans, LA

Technical Expertise:

    * Basic skills in editing (QA for documentation):ability to recognize errors in a variety of information deliverables
    * Fundamental skills with the tools used by the Technical Writing team: MS Office, Madcap Flare, Madcap Mimic, Visio, and Photoshop (or similar applications)
    * Ability to follow established information patterns to create information deliverables
    * Awareness of Lean/Agile/XP software development processes and how to follow processes for information development
    * Basic awareness of the major aspects of software design, development, and QA and how they affect the information development process
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