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Technical Writer Needed

June 3, 2013. Support process development and deployment efforts by converting cross-functional process maps into job aids or training materials within the School of Medicine or Wayne State University Physician Group. This is initially a 2-3 month contract role that could be extended.

Duties

  • Produce instruction guides and supporting training material to communicate cross-functional procedures.
  • Function as sole technical writer in meetings, utilizing skills to gather and review requirements and produce quality documentation.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Skills

  • Complete assignments using industry-standard practices such as outline, review draft, and final draft processes.
  • Organize material and complete writing assignments according to logical standards regarding order, clarity, conciseness, style, and terminology.
  • Maintain records and files of work and revisions.
  • Edit, standardize, or make changes to material prepared by other writers or staff.
  • Review materials and recommend revisions or changes in scope, format, content, and methods of distribution.
  • Select or create drawings, sketches, diagrams, or charts to illustrate material.
  • Study drawings or specifications to integrate process changes with operating procedures.
  • Interview subject matter experts to learn and document School of Medicine or Wayne State University Physician Group procedures and methods.
  • Complete required typing and distribution of review material.
  • Complete layout of material.

Education / Experience

  • BS/BA in applicable field.
  • 5+ years of professional writing experience.
  • Prefer someone with higher education or healthcare experience.

Please forward CVs with hourly pay requirements to John Miller.

Technical Writer Needed

April 12, 2013. Arbor Networks is seeking a Technical Writer to work at our Ann Arbor, Michigan, engineering offices. If you have at least three years of tech writing experience, with a track record of successful collaboration with engineers, here's why to consider advancing your career at Arbor Networks:

  • Be part of a tech writing group that is well integrated into Agile development processes.
  • Use the latest authoring tools, including MadCap Flare
  • Join a company that was a Michigan startup in 2000 and has more than 300 employees today.
  • Work at a place voted #6 among smaller companies in the "Top 100 Places to Work in Michigan" survey sponsored by the Detroit Free Press (based on an employee poll).

Please see the job description on LinkedIn or visit the Careers section of www.arbornetworks.com.

Technical Writer Needed

March 6, 2013. Location of job: Detroit

Responsibilities

This position is responsible for creating accurate and complete technical documentation to support internal IS systems and processes as well as the company's proprietary software. This position requires the design, development, and editing of technically-orientated IS documentation as well as associated supporting processes necessary to satisfy IS Department SASE audit requirements, operational stability, and ongoing department effectiveness.

Essential Functions

  • Work with the IS Department Manager of Business Analysis and QA, in conjunction with the IS Department Director, to identify, prioritize, and manage a master list of business-critical IS Operations and Development processes.
  • Design and develop process documentation per the IS Department processes master list so as to ensure IS Department SASE compliance.
  • Manage the technical documentation development process throughout all phases (from initial research and development thru subsequent revision, implementation, and perpetual maintenance).
  • Design, implement, and maintain project related business documents (project status sheets, project plans, timelines, etc.) and utilize those documents to inform IS Department Management of ongoing efforts/status.
  • Conduct interviews with IS Department personnel and other business-side personnel as necessary to capture requisite process-orientated content and to identify additionally required documentation needs.
  • Work with the IS Development team to research, develop, implement, and maintain required database models and documentation so as to achieve and maintain SASE compliance.
  • As necessary, technically edit new and existing documentation generated by both IS and business-side personnel so as to ensure compliance with existing technical documentation standards and guidelines.
  • Work with the IS Development team to research, develop, implement, and maintain required EDI process models and documentation so as to achieve and maintain SASE compliance.
  • Design, set up, and maintain a robust documentation system with the ability to house the company's technical documentation and ensure long-term viability and maintainability.
  • Perform ad hoc technical writing and project management assignments as required by the Manager of BA/QA/IS Director/CIO to maintain IS Department efficiency and compliance to SASE specifications.

Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree OR equal experience required. Bachelor's degree in computer science, information technology or related field is preferred. Bachelor's degree in Communications, English or related field is acceptable.
  • Minimum of five four years of experience writing technically oriented documentation (IS-related is preferred).
  • Two to four years of experience working in an IS Department setting. Health Care experience preferred. Practical experience utilizing technical writing industry standards. Practical knowledge of industry documentation standards. Practical knowledge of basic database principles. Health Care Industry knowledge (Medicaid rules/regulations, Medicare rules/regulations, etc.) preferred.

To apply

Wolverine Technical Staffing
Type of position: Direct hire
Contact information: drew@wolverinetech.com
Salary: $50k to $60k with Health, Dental, Vision; 2 weeks PTO, and 10 paid holidays

Medical Experience is a plus!

Technical Communication Lecturers Needed

February 26, 2013. The University of Michigan is soliciting candidates for lecturer positions in the Program in Technical Communication in the College of Engineering. May 1, 2013 is the application deadline for both the Lecturer l and the Lecturer lll postings.

Technical Writer Needed

December 7, 2012. Arbor Networks is seeking a Technical Writer to work at our Ann Arbor, Michigan, engineering offices. If you have at least five years of tech writing experience, with a proven track record of successful collaboration with engineers, here's why to consider advancing your career at Arbor Networks:

  • Be part of a tech writing group that is well integrated into Agile development processes
  • Use the latest authoring tools, including MadCap Flare
  • Join a company that was a Michigan startup in 2000 and has more than 300 employees today
  • Work at a place voted #6 among smaller companies in the Top 100 Places to Work in Michigan survey sponsored by the Detroit Free Press (based on an employee poll)

Please see the job description on LinkedIn or visit the Careers section of www.arbornetworks.com.

Developer/Technical Writer Needed

September 15, 2012. Develop automated solutions according to the organization's business needs. May include custom software, configuration of packaged software, report development, integration of software systems, rule engine configuration, etc. Follow and provide input into the definition of development standards and best practices. This level of work is considered senior and staff work under minimal supervision. This position has no direct reports and requires extensive use of analysis and decision making to resolve complex, often unique work. Also requires an understanding of key business principles.

Essential job duties.

  • Responsible for the development of custom software, software integrations and reports, supporting internal business requirements or external customers
  • Design and provide input into design of software. Perform unit testing and develops fixes
  • Write technical documentation to support software, software integrations, reports, etc.
  • Troubleshoot software-related issues
  • Perform additional duties as required

Required experience.

  • Bachelor's Degree in technology discipline or equivalent work experience required
  • Five years of experience in software development, with 2 years of object-oriented programming
  • Experience supporting high-volume transactional systems preferred
  • Ability to convert technology concepts to business solutions
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks concurrently and self prioritize workload to meet deadlines
  • Strong verbal and written communication and organizational skills
  • Five years of experience in developing web-based systems (MVC, OOA/OOD)
  • Five years of experience with HTML and CSS
  • Three+ years of experience in Ruby on Rails
  • Experience in Ruby test-driven development environments, including RSpec and Cucumber
  • Experience in Behavior-Driven Design and Development
  • Familiarity with Agile Development Methodologies

Contact information

Greg Losacco
Office: 734-329-2937
Cell: 734-660-2705
E-mail: greg@r-3recruitment.com www.r-3recruitment.com
LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/in/greglosacco

Technical Writer Needed

August 27, 2012. Genesis10 is seeking a Technical Writer to work in Troy, MI in support of our Fortune15 Financial Client. This is a three-year contract. The technical writer will assist with a variety of documentation needs. These include system process documents, system descriptions, recovery plans, and business continuity process plans.

  • Must be able to quickly grasp technologies in order to document the per bank required document templates
  • Self-starter able to work independently and provide periodic progress updates
  • Visio skills
  • Sharepoint skills a nice to have

Contact information

Jason P. Sullivan, Recruiter
jsullivan@genesis10.com
Office: 715-952-2900

About Genesis10

Genesis10 is one of the fastest growing, privately held business and technology firms in the U.S., growing organically at an annualized rate of 38% since establishment by Harley Lippman in 1999. Genesis10 creates long-term sustainable partnerships with clients by providing resources and solutions to solve business needs.

Genesis10 is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V.

Contract Technical Writer Needed

August 20, 2012.

Thomson Reuters Tax & Accounting

7322 Newman Blvd., Dexter, MI 48130
Contact: Sally Paul
www.cs.thomsonreuters.com

Job title, type, location, and pay rate

  • Contract Technical Writer
  • Full-time, contract position to run from 9/17/12 (or as soon as possible thereafter) through 12/21/12
  • Candidates must be able to work full time and onsite in Dexter, Michigan for the duration of the assignment.
  • Hourly rate is negotiable.

Job description

Work under the guidance of the Project Coordinator to develop and maintain HTML-based help for UltraTax, a tax-return-preparation application used by accountants and other tax professionals. Duties include:

  • Accurately and consistently adhering to detailed procedures for each step in the documentation-update process.
  • Accurately and efficiently incorporating content changes provided by subject matter experts to accommodate tax-law changes and program enhancements.
  • Lightly editing new and revised content to ensure adherence to conventions and quality standards without changing meaning or tax-law content.
  • Developing, testing, and troubleshooting server-deployed, HTML-based user assistance.

Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in technical writing or equivalent preferred. Will consider candidates who are currently enrolled in a professional writing degree program or who have a minimum of two years' experience in technical writing.

  • Demonstrated attention to detail.
  • Exceptional writing, editing, and communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and a willingness to assist colleagues as needed in order to meet department deadlines.
  • Ability to meet tight and shifting deadlines on multiple projects simultaneously while maintaining a commitment to quality.
  • Proficiency in using Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Word.
  • Ideal candidates should also have proficiency in using HTML editors and validation tools, in using help-authoring tools, and in developing and testing HTML-based user assistance for software that is still in development.

To apply

Send your resume and a short (3–4 page) writing sample to Sally Paul.

Thomson Reuters is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

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