Technical Writer/Documentation Specialist in Thousand Oaks, CA at Volt

Date Posted: 4/25/2018

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Job Description

Project opportunity for a Technical Writer with with a software and hardware writing background.

Technical Writer/ Documentation Specialist

This position will be responsible for the preparation, review, revision and maintenance of technical documents including software and systems engineering, and system operations. Writes and edits technical documentation for all hardware and software to include installation, configuration and data flow diagrams.


- Understands basic concepts (to include basic grammar concepts), responsible for writing technical copy for various types of documents.

- Meets with technical leads and gathers technical information, prepares written text and creates data flow diagrams to help visualize systems interconnectivity.

- Uses multiple commonly available presentation tools such as MS Word, Powerpoint and Visio, etc. to produce documentation.

- Produces quality documentation and training materials in cooperation with technical stakeholders.

- Applies concepts for technical writing based on engineering drawings, technical information from engineering documentation, consultations with engineers and subject matter experts and other available sources.

- Interprets operational procedures understands a blend large quantities of computer related information.

- Researches highly technical subject matter, organizes information from multiple sources and expresses technical information in written form that is comprehensible to a wide audience of readers.


-        Prior experience as a Technical Writer/Documentation Specialist working on IT projects.

-        Experience creating technical documentation using MS Office applications.

-        Programming experience.


-        MS Office product suite including Visio.

-        Working knowledge of programming languages such as HTML or Javascript preferred.

Volt is an equal opportunity employer.