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Technical Writer - I
Little Canada, Minnesota  |  Hybrid, Onsite
Contract Position
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Applied on November 27, 2022
Job Id #60303 Posted November 2, 2022

 Objectives of this Role:

  • Reviews, copyedits, and updates documents using templates as a guide
  • Performs change management for software documentation
  • Tracks and reports on information for multiple projects and documents
  • Works closely with engineers, managers, and authors to prepare, review, and adjudicate feedback
  • Develops, maintains, and expands teams’ knowledge base website with the goal of unifying disparate and ancillary team websites
  • Helps create and manage requirements style guide and team workflows

Daily and Monthly Responsibilities

  • Research, create, and maintain information architecture templates that allow for easy data migration
  • Develop content for maximum usability, with a consistent and cohesive voice across all documentation
  • Coordinates, schedules, and reports on technical reviews
  • Maintains libraries effectively with a keen eye for organization

Skills and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field
  • 2-4 years’ industry experience as an effective technical writer
  • Proven ability to quickly learn and understand complex topics
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong Microsoft Word and Excel skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Certificate in Technical Writing from STC or university
  • Proven ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously
  • Firm understanding of the systems development life cycle (SDLC)
  • Database management experience
  • Familiar with SharePoint, Confluence, JIRA or more generically, document libraries and issue tracking systems8

Horizontal is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We seek to provide employment opportunities to talented, qualified candidates regardless of race, color, sex/gender including gender identity and/or expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under federal, state or local law.

In addition, Horizontal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need to request a reasonable accommodation in order to complete the application or interview process, please contact

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