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Subject:Job in Greenville, SC From:jeansonj -at- DSTM -dot- COM Date:Mon, 19 Feb 1996 11:55:28 EST
TECHNICAL WRITING JOB ANNOUNCEMENT
Datastream Systems, Inc., a rapidly growing software company, plans to
hire additional technical writers for its Technical Communications
Group at the rate of 1 writer every 3 to 6 months. We are seeking
professional technical writers to write and edit software user manuals
and on-line documents.
THE TECHNICAL COMMUNICATIONS GROUP
The Datastream Technical Communications Group is housed in the
Development Department and currently consists of 5 technical writers,
all of whom have either a degree or advanced degree in technical
communication. The cumulative and variant expertise within the group
has contributed to the professional achievement of five awards in the
1996 STC Carolina Foothills & South Carolina chapters Publication
Competition Awards Banquet, including the award of "Best of Show."
Datastream Systems, Inc., a Greenville, South Carolina-based
corporation founded in 1986, is the established leading developer of
maintenance and facility management software and currently holds more
than 40 percent unit sales market share among the top ten CMMS
(computerized maintenance management system) competitors. Datastream
has experienced 17 consecutively profitable quarters and 14 successive
quarters of continuously increasing quarterly revenues.
With customers in 50 countries, Datastream has direct sales or
distribution offices in the Unites States, United Kingdom, Mexico,
Malaysia, Australia, and South Africa. Datastream software has been
installed in over 12,000 locations worldwide and is complemented by a
full range of training and consulting services to assist in
Plant Engineering magazine voted MP2 FOR WINDOWS, Datastream's
flagship product, as its 1994 Software Product of the Year. MP2 FOR
WINDOWS is available in Spanish and will soon be available in German.
Maintenance engineers use Datastream software to schedule preventive
maintenance, record equipment maintenance histories, organize and
control spare parts inventories, schedule equipment and parts
inventory purchases, and deploy maintenance personnel. Datastream
products can save money for facilities by reducing downtime associated
with equipment failure, optimizing spare parts inventories, improving
purchasing efficiencies, and reducing overall maintenance costs.
Datastream's diverse customer base illustrates its broad
applicability: American Airlines, AT&T Global Information Solutions,
DuPont, Emerson Electric, Frito-Lay, Georgia Pacific, Johnson &
Johnson Medical, Inc., Kraft Foods, Levi Strauss & Co., McDonnell
Douglas, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Nucor Steel, Pepsico,
Trammell Crow, and the United States Geological Survey.
Datastream offers its employees relocation expenses; casual work
environment; state-of-the-art equipment and tools; private offices; a
medical, dental, vision, prescription, and life benefits package; and
a 401K program.
Greenville, SC, is one of the fastest growing areas in the country.
Greenville is rapidly becoming a world engineering center and has more
engineers (10,000) per capita of any county in the United States. The
Greenville/Spartanburg metropolitan population exceeds 800,000 and is
located in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains on I-85 between
Charlotte, NC, and Atlanta, GA.
THE POSITION REQUIREMENTS
ú Degree or advanced degree in technical writing
ú Experience in or interest in software documentation
ú Knowledge of software documentation principles
ú Proficiency in Microsoft Windows and Windows `95
ú Proficiency in Microsoft Word for Windows 6.0 or FrameMaker
ú Experience with on-line help software, such as RoboHelp
Send your letter of application with salary requirements, resum?, and
3 writing samples to:
Jerold Jeansonne, Ph.D.
Manager, Technical Communications
Datastream Systems, Inc.
1200 Woodruff Road, Suite C-40
Greenville, SC 29607