Technical Writer

Technical Writer

Job Title: Technical Writer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Canberra
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2021-11-16
Reference: V-40131
Contact Name: Joanne Finchett
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 17, 2021 13:07

Job Description

Seeking a Technical Writer

Role Description

The Technical Writer will work as part of a project team to produce high-quality technical documentation that contributes to the overall success of the project. You will join a talented, multi-disciplinary technical team undertaking comprehensive design and build of a complex IT build project for a Defence client.

In particular, the technical writer will work closely with our design and solution architects and business analyst in capturing requirements and document these in a suite of design documents aligned to the Technical Assurance Framework.

  • Producing high-quality documentation that is appropriate for its intended audience
  • Development of technical documentation aligned to the  Technical Assurance Framework
  • Working with internal teams on product and documentation requirements
  • Participate in discovery and validation workshops, capturing outcomes and requirements that will support the development of technical and architectural documentation
  • Maintain a comprehensive library of technical terminology and documentation
  • Analyse documents to maintain continuity of style of content
  • Manage updates and revisions to technical literature
Essential Experience
  • 2+ years’ experience in a technical writing role
  • Working within the Technical Assurance Framework and experience drafting the associated documentation
  • Experience working in Software/capability development projects
  • Experience in Government secure environments
  • NV1 security clearance
Desirable Experience
  • Working within a web-based document system, e.g. Confluence with content that is meta data driven.
  • Working in Agile teams
  • Working in a project environment – below the line
Desirable Qualities
  • Ability to deliver high quality documentation paying attention to detail
  • Ability to quickly grasp complex technical concepts and make them easily understandable in text and pictures
  • Excellent written skills in English
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Able to build strong rapport with team members and genuinely care about their success
  • Qualifications in Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent preferred
Location and Contract Term:

Canberra Based – 7 Month Contract with contract extension options.

Security Clearance:

Must be an Australian Citizen. NV1 Security Clearance is required

How to Apply:

Applications close 26 November 2021

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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