Roles we Recruit: Technical Writer

Technical Writer Job Description:

The Technical Writer is the person you need for any business specifications to be translated into technical language for development. They take inputs from various stakeholders participating in the project and put in technical terms for an easy understanding by the programmers. Due to their analytical mind, they can skilfully break processes into small chunks which are essential to the end user.

A Technical Writer lives in both the business and technical world. They are masters in comprehending system functionalities and features and are not afraid to ask for pointers from the stakeholders. They always consider it best to ask questions for clarifications so the project can be delivered error-free. You can ask them to write any technical documentation your company needs, from technical manuals to trade catalogues. Be prepared as they occasionally may surprise you with their perfectionism and the need to have every file spotless. A Technical Writer is like an accountant, always knows where each file lies and never loses one with constant saved revisions.

Technical Writer Key skills:

  • Agile, Scrum, Kanban, Jira
  • Knowledge of HTML, CSS, XML
  • MSOffice, PTC Arbortext, Adobe FrameMaker
  • Writing and Editing Skills
  • Teamwork and Attention to details

Technical Writer Salary:

  • Top 15%: $91,750
  • Middle: $64,750
  • Bottom 15%: $54,500