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Transarc Corporation is a worldwide software organization, based in
the US, that focuses on the rapidly growing area of distributed
client/server software, particularly for the financial and
telecommunications sectors. With more than 250 US employees and
sales in excess of $30 million, we aim to generate 50% annual growth
for the next five years. Already our market-leading products DCE, DFS,
and Encina have established us as a world leader in distributed open
We are currently looking for an experienced technical writer to join
our documentation group. This writer will be responsible for designing
and producing high-quality technical documentation associated with the
application development and system administration of our distributed
system software products. The target audience will range from system
administrators to software developers.
The ideal candidate will have excellent writing, technical, and
interpersonal skills, as well as a degree in writing (or related
degree) and 3+ years of technical writing experience. The candidate
should also have a knowledge of UNIX, desktop publishing, and a
thorough understanding of the documentation process. Familiarity with
a programming language is highly desired, and experience with
distributed systems and/or transaction processing is a plus.
Transarc offers a competitive salary, an extensive benefits package, a
company performance bonus plan, relocation assistance, and an employee
stock purchase plan.
If you would like be a part of a leading edge systems software company,
send your resume to:
The Gulf Tower
707 Grant Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15219