Contract Tech Writer Needed

Subject: Contract Tech Writer Needed
From: "Marvin W. Miller" <Marvin_Miller -at- SEC -dot- SEL -dot- SONY -dot- COM>
Date: Thu, 25 Jan 1996 13:10:59 -0800

Thought someone might be interested in this opportunity. AVTC is working on
some fascinating technology. Doesn't indicate length of contract, but I know
folks who have been there for aver a year. Not for the weak of heart, though.
Could be lots of OT near product delivery date.

- Marvin

Sony Advanced Video Technology Center, San Jose CA

Senior Technical Writer - Hardware

This is a contract position. The candidate will work as part of a team of
three writers and will be responsible for the complete production (writing,
graphics, formatting, proofing, printing) of assigned work. A minimum of three
day per week on-site work is required.

Responsible for writing and producing Installation Guides, Maintenance Guides
and Operation Manuals for professional video equipment (PC-based and
proprietary platform-based), including distributed A/V servers and editing
equipment. End users of the manuals will be journalists, editors and service
personnel in the professional broadcast industry.

Must be able to demonstrate a good understanding of basic video technology,
including video formats, e.g., component, composite, S-Video, and video
interfaces, e.g. Serial Digital Interface. Must be capable of mechanical
assembly and disassembly of electronics chassis and their components to allow
creation of installation procedures for service personnel. Must be able to
understand engineering design specifications and derive useful end user
information from them. Understanding of basic network and communication
interface technology, e.g. ATM, SCSI, Fibre Channel, P1394 a plus.

Expert and extensive knowledge of MS Word required, with working knowledge of
Robo Help and ability to create graphics in Adobe Illustrator a plus.

5+ years experience with technical degree preferred.

CONTACT: Laurel Griffin, Recruiter
laurel -at- sec -dot- sel -dot- sony -dot- com

Marvin W. Miller
Supervisor, Technical Communications Group
Sony Systems Engineering Center - San Jose, CA
Ph 408-955-4251

Opinions expressed here probably differ from that of my
employer. If I ruffle your feathers, get mad at me - not Sony.

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