Technical Writer

Technical Writer

Job Title: Technical Writer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Canberra
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2020-08-24
Reference: V-37800
Contact Name: Joanne Finchett
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 25, 2020 15:17

Job Description

Seeking a talented Technical Writer

The Role:

Engage with internal teams to obtain a high level of understanding of the applications and documentation requirements.

• Plan, develop and write technical procedures and manuals.

• Research develop and document technical design specifications. Work with internal teams to develop Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for a broad range of technical and administrative tasks undertaken in support of application administration and enabling services such as database, release and infrastructure support.

Skills and Experience Required
Essential criteria
  • Demonstrated experience in technical writing of bespoke software documentation.
  • Demonstrated ability to quickly grasp new concepts, develop both business and technical contexts and adjust documentation language according to target audiences.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills including the ability to liaise and negotiate with business and technical personnel.
  • Well-developed documentation skills for writing clear concise technical requirements.
  • Sound and effective organisational skills, including the ability to manage changes to technical requirements and priorities and work within tight timeframes.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively within a team to achieve outcomes and meet deadlines.
Desirable criteria
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience of the Department supporting applications such as the Employment Services System (ESS) and/or related IT systems.
Location and Contract Term:

Canberra Based – Initial Term to 30 June 2021 with 2 x 12 Month extension options

Security Requirements:

Must be an Australian Citizen. A Baseline Security Clearance is required.

How to Apply:

Applications close 31 August 2020

Please upload your resume to apply. Please note you may need to complete selection criteria to complete this application process. We will be in touch with instructions for suitably skilled candidates

Call Jo Finchett 1300 944 936 for any further information

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