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Job Responsibilities : Technical Writer Salary : $19 per hour Company : Legrand North America Location : Remote US

Position Description:

At a Glance

Legrand
has an exciting opportunity for a Technical Writer to join the Data Center Power & Control Team from a Remote location.
The Technical Writer will research develop and write user and administrator guides/online help and quick setup guides for Power KVM Audio/Visual software and hardware products with a focus on Power products for the Raritan and Server Technology brands.
What Will You Do?
  • Research develop and write user and administrator guides/online help and quick setup guides for Power KVM Audio/Visual software and hardware products with a focus on Power products.
  • Analyze documentation projects with a goal of developing more streamlined workflows.
  • Create and execute strategies for single-sourcing content.
  • Review edit proofread and revise previously created documentation.
  • Create graphics flow charts and diagrams for inclusion in documentation.
  • Interview product managers developers and testers for information about product features.
  • Attend product demos training sessions and team meetings and do hands-on product testing to become familiar with product features.
  • Study requirements specifications wikis and other written resources to learn about product features.
  • Obtain reviews of draft documentation from team members.
  • Maintain an understanding of user tasks and levels of user proficiency.
  • Review software and hardware for accuracy and consistency with documentation.
  • Identify problems in documentation and suggest revisions.
  • Follow the team’s style guide and adhere to the team’s processes and workflows.
  • Plan and execute project schedules for each assigned project in cooperation with each product team. Act as project manager for large documentation releases in cooperation with another writer.

Qualifications:

Required Skills
  • Education: Must have a BA/BS Degree in Technical Communication Journalism English Engineering or related discipline.
  • Experience: Preference for the ideal candidate is 3 or more years’ experience.

Skills/Knowledge/Abilities:
  • Excellent writing skills; demonstrated ability in the use of the English language.
  • Capacity to work both independently and in a team with multiple organizational and management levels and functional departments.
  • Ability to handle multiple concurrent projects.
  • Proven excellence in researching organizing writing and presenting technical information.
  • Ability to adapt to a changing environment meet deadlines and be detail oriented with excellent organization and planning skills.
  • Hands-on experience with Author-IT desired or other relevant single-sourcing tool experience.
  • Knowledge and experience with Microsoft Word Adobe Acrobat.
  • Some knowledge and experience with graphic/screen capture software such as Snagit Visio or similar.
  • Knowledge about networking and data center technologies and hardware and software engineering terminology.
  • Familiarity with power distribution products and/or electrical knowledge desired.
  • Familiarity with CSS desired.

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