Technical Writer/Product Media Owner

Ijet Annapolis , MD 21401

Posted 6 months ago

At WorldAware, we take a proactive approach to solving business challenges and our customers are at the heart of everything we do. It's the reason we love rolling up our sleeves and getting down to work and it's why we're so successful. It takes an entire team to stand behind something big. Interested?

Summary Description

WorldAware is seeking an experienced Technical Writer to document client database functional specifications.This position is a temporary 1099 position with 480 hours, with possible extension for another 480 hours.

Essential Job Duties/Responsibilities

Our ideal candidate will have a minimum of 3 years of technical writing experience focusing on large database documentation. He or she should have both a technical background that enables them to easily interact with database developers and a demonstrated ability to deliver high-quality technical publications.

Job Standards

Any combination of education and experience providing the required skill and knowledge is qualifying. Typical qualifications would be equivalent to:

  • Degree in English, Technical Writing, or related field highly desirable

  • Strong grammar skills

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • A thorough understanding of database development (Oracle in particular)

  • Previous experience working in an agile environment a plus

  • Passion to thrive in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment

  • A proactive and open-minded attitude to resolving problems and delivering results

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Strong interpersonal skills, and ability to work with virtual/distributed teams.

WorldAware is dedicated to equal opportunity in employment without regard to race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, veteran or disabled status, or any other protected class.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly

  • WorldAware, Inc., Annapolis, Maryland, United States of America

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