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Technical Writer

Tulare, CA - 2 1 2018

RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Participate as a work-from-home member of the Engineering team document the company’s software applications.
  • Work with all members of the Engineering team to understand and transform information into high quality documentation of products.
  • Write clear, concise documentation to communicate everything the audience needs to know.
  • Communicate highly technical information to an audience who is not familiar with the technical domain, or even to a non-technical audience.
  • Documentation may also need to be translated into multiple other languages, so easy to understand English will be required.
REQUIREMENTS
  • 2+ years Technical Writing experience
  • Experience working within a remote working environment is a plus
  • Experience with dairy related data is a big plus
  • Experience in technical field (hardware/software)
  • Experience with technical documentation tools such as MadCap Flare, RoboHelp, or FrameMaker
  • Ability to proofread and edit documentation to ensure consistency, clarity, and quality within the document and across the documentation suite.
  • Current experience with Windows, macOS, iOS
  • Ability to interview subject matter experts (SME) and incorporate response into the documentation in a manner that is appropriate for the audience.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a highly collaborative team.
  • Experience working within the agile software development methodology.
  • Willingness to learn new tasks and expand skill set into additional areas.
BENEFITS

At VAS, we pride ourselves with being the leader in the dairy software industry, but another area we excel in is benefits to our employees.

  • VAS offers competitive salary in the top percentile for our field.
  • Generous medical, vision, dental and HRA plans. Premiums fully paid for by VAS.
  • Fidelity retirement plan and profit share at 10% of your annual gross salary.
  • Generous paid time off, including vacation, sick and school activity time.
  • Opportunity to grow within chosen field.
APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

Does this sound like a position you are interested in? Do you have what it takes to be a Technical Writer and VAS team member? If so, please submit your resume to jobs@vas.com. Please include your letter of interest with your resume.

We look forward to hearing all about you!