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Date Added: Tue 17/01/2023

Technical Author / Writer

Bedfordshire, MK45, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £40000 - £50000/annum benefits

The Technical Author / Writer opportunity to join a high level international engineering company working out of the Bedford office on a Hybrid basis.

Technical Author Position - up to £50,000 + Fantastic Benefits - Bedford (Hybrid)

The role plays an important part in the company's product development process. The Technical Author / Writer will be responsible for enhancing and evolving the internal documentation solutions to meet the requirements of organisation.

Working within an Agile framework, the role requires a hands-on Technical Author / Writer who cares deeply about both the technical and linguistic aspects of documenting the structure of API libraries, functions, tools, processes and methodologies behind innovative software systems to a technical internal audience.

Who will you be joining:

An international Engineering company that do work within Aviation and Space - Working with well-known companies Including NASA! The company turnover around £13B and you have every opportunity to advance within the organisation with fantastic career progression opportunities.



Technical Author will be responsible for working with the developers to create architecture design documents and software user manuals
Applies appropriate principles, standards, processes, procedures and tools throughout the document development life cycle.

Time Management

Works to achieve day-to-day objectives with moderate impact on the project team.Communication

Communicates with colleagues across multiple areas (project managers, other technical resources, etc.).
Explains technical solutions, practices and procedures to others within the organisation.

Team Working

Work with multiple teams based in different locations and time zones.
Collaborate closely with software developers and product engineers to ensure security principles are applied consistently throughout
Willingness to learn and share knowledge with peers

Cross Functional Working

Continually build relationships with internal stakeholders to achieve the successful completion of projects


Skills & Attributes


Excellent writing skills
Highly proficient in Microsoft Word
Experience of topic-based technical writing
Self-motivated to learn new skills
Experience of creating user Manuals in MadCap Flare / Similar toolsDesirable

Experience working within a software development environment


Minimum 3 years technical writing experience
Wide ranging technical background
Exposure to people screening processes and solutionsQualifications

A technical or language degree, or relevant experience

If this sounds like a good fit and could be of interest, apply now.
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