Technical Writer/DITA Specialist in Shakopee, MN at Volt

Date Posted: 7/3/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Contingent
  • Location:
    Shakopee, MN
  • Job Type:
    Computer Industry
  • Duration:
    12 weeks
  • Date Posted:
    7/3/2018
  • Job ID:
    124204
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
  • Phone
    651/468-3980

Job Description

Volt is seeking a DITA Conversion Specialist

DUTIES

  • Export content from Adobe FrameMaker into XHTML (and eventually DITA) using various scripts.
  • Execute several scripts against converted content to filter out unnecessary elements.
  • Edit DITA files to eliminate remaining content errors.
  • Edit corresponding bookmaps (bookmap shell is automatically generated via script).
  • Conform to standards/processes for content structure and related infrastructure.
  • Communicate effectively in oral and written exchanges among internal and external colleagues.
  • Assist team members as needed.

QUALIFICATIONS

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

  • Experience using structured authoring writing principles
  • Experience creating and editing content using XML and DITA
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience using Oxygen (or comparable such as Oasis) authoring tool
  • Work effectively in and collaborate with cross-functional teams, both in person and via web meetings
  • Must have the following: strong communication skills, passion for learning, knowledge of technical documentation standards and best practices.        

Preferred:

  • Experience with Adobe FrameMaker (versions 11—15)
  • 5+ years of Technical Writing experience