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My name is Dushyant Patel and I am a HR Specialist for Transarc Corporation.
We are currently and often are looking for sharp technical writers to
document our systems software products in a wide variety of assignments.
Being the Director of Arts and Sciences Extension, I thought you may be able
to point some candidates in our direction. I have attached a short Transarc
description along with a technical writing description. Please feel free
to pass the description along or post on a BB. Should you have any questions,
or need any additional information, please do not hesitate to contact me.
I can be reached at 412-338-6954 or duey -at- transarc -dot- com -dot-
Thanks for your help!
Dushyant K. Patel
TECHNICAL WRITERS - TRANSARC CORPORATION - PITTSBURGH, PA
Transarc Corporation is a leading developer of distributed system software
products for multi-vendor, local or wide-area networks. Focusing primarily
on distributed file systems and distributed transaction processing, the
company offers the AFS distributed file system, the DFS distributed file
system, which is a component of the industry standard OSF Distributed
Computing Environment (DCE), and the Encina online transaction processing
(OLTP) products. Founded in 1989, the company is headquartered in Pittsburgh,
Pennsylvania, with sales offices in nine cities. Today, Transarc employs
more than 220 full-time professionals who develop, market, and support its
file system and transaction processing products.
The technical writer is responsible for planning, designing, and producing
high quality software documentation that teaches our customers how
to develop and manage distributed application systems.
Other responsibilities include developing effective examples and
graphics to illustrate the technology, ensuring accuracy and
usability through testing, conducting technical and editorial reviews,
and preparing the final hardcopy and online documentation for production.
The ideal candidate will demonstrate strong writing and technical skills,
including experience in a programming language, and will possess a degree in
technical writing (or a related discipline). This position requires 2+
years experience developing technical documentation. Experience with UNIX,
distributed systems, or transaction processing is highly desirable.
If you would like be a part of a top-notch group of computer professionals,
send resume to:
The Gulf Tower
707 Grant Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15219