Job Listing Description

Senior Technical Writer

Description:
Chipton-Ross is seeking a Senior Technical Writer for an opening in San Jose, CA.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Senior Technical Writer to play the role of a documentation specialist / content architect.
•Produce documentation plans and schedules, adjusting as needed for projects.
•Research, develop, write, and revise hardware and software documentation; and generate the documentation in various formats.
•Collaborate with project and product managers in a scientific environment, development teams, testers, and product support teams.
•Ability to create animations and videos is a definite advantage.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE:
•10 years’ experience in producing hardware or software documentation.
•High level of written and verbal communication skills
•Familiarity with various style guides and industry standards for technical publications
•Background in medical devices, or a background in chemistry is an advantage.
•High level of knowledge of CCMS systems and help create workflow to meet the group and compliance needs.
•You must have an excellent understanding of DITA standards and content architecture.
•Proven abilities to help the global team transition to a modular content architecture, and identify content reuse opportunities.
•One of the key responsibilities will be to work with senior writers and create a metadata taxonomy.
•Help improve translation process and bring efficiency.
•Proven skills and experience to build standards that can be adopted by other writing groups.
•Experience in building a unified content strategy and delivery will be a plus.
•Knowledge of creating XML schema, and creating stylesheets for output using XSLT.

EDUCATION:
Accredited BS in physical science or BA in English, Communications, or similar field. Professional experience will be considered

WORK HOURS:
1st Shift
Full-Time

 
Job Number: 183396
Job Location: San Jose, CA
Rate: Up to $52.51 DOE
Duration: 6 Months
Input Date: 01/04/2020
Firm Name: CHIPTON ROSS
Attention: Tyler Harrell
Address: 420 CULVER BLVD
City, State: PLAYA DEL REY, CA 90293
Phone: 310/414-7800 X286
800 Phone: 800/927-9318
Fax Phone: 310/414-7808
Email: tharrell@chiptonross.com
Website: www.chiptonross.com

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