Randstad Technical Writer II-Software-Randstad Onsite at Bose Corporation in Framingham, Massachusetts

Technical Writer II-Software-Randstad Onsite at Bose Corporation

Location:

Framingham, MA

Date Posted:

Monday, April 17, 2017

Job Type:

Temporary

Reference #:

S_519652

Questions?

chelsea.ventura@randstadusa.com

508/766-6267

Specialty:

Randstad USA Administration

Description

Randstad in partnership with The Bose Corporation are looking for a Software Technical Writer to join Bose's Professional Group on a contract basis (with potential for extensions) in Framingham, MA. The Bose Corporation is obsessed with what matters most - the little details that make a big difference and the big details that astonish and innovate. Within this project, the Technical Writer will develop customer-facing user documentation (user manuals, help systems) for Bose Professional software applications.

Working hours: standard hours

Skills:

-An experienced, seasoned technical writer with experience developing customer-facing user documentation such as user manuals and help systems for professional software applications.

-Applicant must be competent to work on complex projects and apply an expert level of knowledge of information development and design concepts, practices, and procedures.

-Applicant familiarity with waterfall and iterative (Agile) software development life cycles.

-Typically, he or she will have had a recent role as a senior or advanced intermediate (3-4 years' experience) information development/publications design professional on a software development or professional services team.

-Ability to perform information development activities on schedule and within quality standards according to product specifications and project plans.

-Familiarity with standard tools to support information development (e.g., Adobe CC InDesign/Illustrator/Photoshop, Microsoft Office products, MadCap Flare) and is capable of working under aggressive deadlines with minimal supervision.

-Advanced written communications skills are required.

-The candidate will be expected to perform information development that will feed into help file systems packages with Bose Professional software releases. He or she must work with the software development teams to ensure project deliveries are completed on-time, with high quality and in line with business/customer requirements.

-Writing samples will be requested.

Education/Work Experience:

-BS in technical writing or related field required.

-2-3 years of experience in technical writing, or general-purpose writing with strong emphasis on technical subjects required.

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