Technical Author

Job title: Technical Author

Location: Remote

Rate: £550 per day inside ir35

Contract: 6 months+

I am recruiting a technical author for a client of mine who are an IT Systems Integrator operating within the UK defence sector

This role requires SC security clearance

Specific Tasks

  • Develop comprehensive documentation that meets organizational standards
  • Obtain a deep understanding of products and services to translate complex product information into simple, polished, and engaging content
  • Write user-friendly content that meets the needs of the target


  • Research, outline, write, and edit new and existing content, working closely with various departments to understand project, business and Business as Usual (BAU) requirements
  • Independently gather information from subject matter experts to develop, organize, and write procedure manuals, technical specifications, and process documentation
  • Work with development and support leads to identify all documentation repositories, revise and edit, and determine the best solution for data compilation and centralized storage

Required Skills:

  • Experience as an effective technical writer
  • Experience working with engineering to improve user experience: design, UI, and help refine content and create visuals and diagrams for technical support content

General skill sets:

  • Proven ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously, with an eye for prioritization
  • Firm understanding of the systems development life cycle (SDLC)
  • Previous software development experience
  • Certification through the Society for Technical Communicators
  • Experience using XML tools to create documentation

If you are interested in this role or wish to apply, please feel free to reply to this advert or call me on 01737 821029 or 07766 512829

Many thanks,