Technical Author (Software Testing)


Technology, Web & Software Engineering

My client, a blue-chip multinational company, is seeking a Technical Author to join their Aldershot based QA team.  The client is a market leader in the provision of software used by the top 100 law firms and has a strong reputation of producing quality software applications supported by top draw documentation.

Professional documentation is as much a part of end user experience as the delivery of the product itself and in this role you will be producing professional documentation that affords customers the best opportunity to make the most of the software produced.

Technical Authoring resides within the QA team and you’ll be working with you Quality Team colleagues to help ensure a clear and consistent tone of voice is used across the product.

  • Documenting – You will be generating technical documentation for group products including release guides, manuals and online guides.
  • Time Management – Much of your work will be time sensitive so it will be necessary to be aware of and work to schedules as well as be able to provide estimates for completion of tasks.
  • Adhering to and promoting standards – It is important that your documentation is created to a high and consistent standard. Your work will adhere to established guidelines and you will promote the use of these standards with your colleagues.
  • Testing – As this role is part of the QA Team and part of the development lifecycle, you will, where appropriate, contribute to the testing of our software.

Skills and experience

  • Experience of technical authoring or testing is required
  • Experience of the legal industry would be advantageous
  • Knowledge of Flare or other authoring tool desirable

This is an interesting and varied role that bridges technical authoring and testing.  My client is very well respected and offers a competitive salary with benefits their befit a blue-chip status.

Job Facts


35,000 per annum
  • Pension
  • Death in Service

Aldershot , Hampshire
Permanent
Chris Theaker
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