Randstad Technical Writer in Boston, Massachusetts

Technical Writer


job details:

  • location:Boston, MA

  • date posted:Wednesday, July 12, 2017

  • job type:Contract

  • reference:564634

This role is full time 40 hours per week. Candidate is expected to be on site.

Required Skills:

  • Proven working experience in technical writing

  • 5+ years of technical writing

  • Must have samples to provide.

  • Ability to deliver high quality documentation paying attention to detail

  • Responsible for creating and writing various types of user documentation, including how-to guides, references, manuals, cheat sheets, or instructions

  • Must be able to take a set of rules and requirements and turn that information into a handbook/user guide.

  • Have the knowledge to take something that is complex and condense it down to something that is more manageable and understandable.

  • Financial services experience is a plus, but not a must.


  • Create user documentation for a variety of material, including how-to guides and instruction manuals.

  • Ensure fields flow in the correct sequence.

  • Create and maintain the information architecture. Less concerned with formatting and branding and more concerned with the utility.

  • Produce high-quality documentation that meets applicable standards and is appropriate for its intended audience

  • Determining how a document should be organized i.e. topic, region or country. Understand how a document needs to be indexed in order for other to easily finds answers.

Nice to have:

  • Experience with Sharepoint