Technical Communication Job Summary November 10, 2012

Employers in the Technical Communication community are asking a question of job seekers more frequently than ever– “Do you know our customer?”

In addition to be able to comprehend and document complex products and processes, employers want to hire individuals who can translate complicated technical language into customer friendly pieces.  From Instructional Designers, Technical Documentation Managers, Content Managers and Technical Writers the market is ripe with new job possibilities.

New York, Houston, San Francisco and Chicago have opportunities listed below, however remember to keep an eye on postings on DICE for a range of geographical areas.

Here are technical communication jobs spanning the computer, oil & gas and software industry:

Technical Communication Featured Job

  • Technical Documentation Manager (Chicago, IL): The Technical Documentation Manager will transform a set of legacy documentation written by non-writers that has amassed to more than 70 individual documents and thousands of pages of content delivered via PDF, and continue its transformation into usable technical documents.

Latest Technical Communication Jobs

Technical Writer

  • Technical Writer /Business Analyst (New York, NY): The Technical Writer / Business Analyst will be responsible for documenting business requirements for AML applications,  technical processes involved in system implementations, job scripts, process flows and with unit testing.
  • Senior Technical Writer (Washington, DC): The Senior Technical Writer is responsible for creation and delivery of project artifacts, including requirements documentation, use cases, data transformation documentation, user guides and training materials.
  • Senior Technical Writer (Washington D.C.): The Senior Technical Writer will be responsible for proposal inputs for varied health programs, including health systems strengthening, neglected tropical diseases, HIV/AIDS, malaria, family planning/reproductive health, nutrition, HMIS/GIS, and/or organizational capacity building.
  • Technical Writer (Dallas, TX): The Technical Writer will create and edit existing document templates to refine document quality controls for consistency and accuracy.
  • Technical Writer (Houston, TX): The Technical Writer will develop, write, and edit material for reports, manuals, briefs, proposals, instruction books, catalogs, and related technical and administrative publications in print or electronic media by performing the following duties.
  • Technical Writer (San Jose, CA): The Technical Writer will Develops, write and edit material for maintenance, installation and operations manuals and related technical and administrative publications.
  • Senior Technical Writer (San Jose, CA): The Senior Technical Writer will  be responsible for developing and maintaining technical content to support multiple SonicWALL product lines: Network Security, Backup and Recovery, Secure Remote Access, Management and Reporting, and End-Point Security Solutions.
  • Technical Writer Documentation/Product Management (San Francisco, CA): The Technical Writer will take complex product information and communicate it clearly, concisely and accurately without relying on overly technical or corporate jargon.

Content Management

Information Architecture

  • Senior Information Architect (Boston, MA): The Senior Information Architect will  apply user-centered design methods to translate user needs, business objectives, and technology capabilities into world-class user experiences for leading companies.

Instructional Designer

  • Senior Instructional Designer (Houston, TX): The Senior Instructional Designer is responsible for proactively identifying training needs, presenting recommendations and delivering learning solutions to address performance gaps.
  • Instructional Designer (San Francisco, CA): The instructional designer will be responsible for designing, writing, and overseeing content for a variety of online resources and print materials.
  • Instructional Designer (San Diego, CA): The Instructional Designer will design, develop and maintain instructional training materials in various formats including but not limited to instructor-led, self-paced web-based, distance-learning and computer-based technologies.

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Alissa Booker

Alissa Booker, originally from Sydney, Australia, currently lives in Dallas, Texas. Alissa has over 15 years of experience working in marketing, mainly within the financial services industry at Global Fortune 100 companies (AXA UK and News Corporation).

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