Senior Technical Writer

Information Technology
Information Technology
Cambridge, Massachusetts
Job ID:
Abhishek Sahay

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We have an immediate opening for a Senior Technical Writer on a 2 months long assignment extension beyond, in Cambridge, MA, USA.

Job Description:

  • Our Client is looking for a Senior Technical Writer to join a group of content creators for a 2-month project, contributing to product documentation for a features Limited Availability launch.
  • As a Technical Writer, you will be responsible for:
    • Contributing to UI design and development by writing and reviewing all on-screen text and creating and maintaining all types of technical documentation and application content related to this feature release aimed at external audiences.
    • Documenting changes and creating documentation within the context of an agile development sprint according to business priorities.
    • Understanding user goals and how to scope the appropriate set of deliverables, working with department management and cross-functional teams.
    • Working closely with cross-functional teams to identify risks, solve problems, and maintain project progress.
    • Collaborating with lead product writer to build publications.

Required Skills:

  • 5+ years of technical writing experience
  • 2+ years of technical writing experience in an agile, high-tech software development environment.
  • 2+ years’ experience with authoring tools. (DITA experience preferred)

Top Skills Needed for the role:

  • Skill 1 – Self-starter who is comfortable and productive in a fast-paced and fluid environment.
  • Skill 2 – Demonstrated professional experience as a well-rounded Technical Writer with experience writing different document types for many audiences
  • Skill 3 – Commitment to task-based and example-based user assistance.


  • Applicants must meet one of the following educations and experience requirements:
    • 5 years of relevant experience and a bachelor’s degree or its equivalent or 2 years of relevant experience and a master’s degree.

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