FW: job avail and howdy!

Subject: FW: job avail and howdy!
From: Alexia Prendergast <alexiap -at- SEAGATESOFTWARE -dot- COM>
Date: Mon, 5 May 1997 14:26:37 -0400

Hi, everyone --

I've got a req open for a perm tech writer. I've
attached the job description below.

>Send resumes/mail to:
>Alexia Prendergast
>Senior Technical Writer
>Seagate Software
>2505 Meridian Parkway, Ste 100
>Durham, NC 27713
>fax 919-405-2296
email alexiap -at- sems -dot- com

Thanks and hope to hear from some of you soon!

>Job Description
>Information Developer
>This individual is responsible for the following:
>1. Creating goal-directed, modular, integrated
> information products, including paper-based
> documentation, online documentation, and online
> help systems. Tasks include:
> -Researching software product and audience
> -Helping to design the integrated information products
> -Writing conceptual, procedural, and reference
> information
> -Indexing information products thoroughly
> -Revising based on developer/writer/editor's comments
> -Preparing information products for production
>2. Writing release notes and white papers.
>3. Conducting peer reviews and usability tests of
> information products.
>4. Providing feedback to development regarding product
> usability and GUI design.
>5. Supporting development, support, and product
> management as needed.
>Degree in technical writing or related field with
>strong background in computer science. Knowledge
>of at least one programming language.
>One to three years experience in the computer industry
>developing both documentation and online help. Experience
>documenting administration or programming guides a plus.
>-Willingness and ability to learn and adapt quickly,
> by both asking questions and investigating
> independently;
> resourceful; ability to "figure things out"
>-Strong computer skills, including ability to learn
tools used by developers, writers, and users;
> experience with NT and UNIX preferred.
>-Strong technical writing skills, including using a
> desktop publishing tool and an online help authoring
> tool (FrameMaker, RoboHelp preferred), following a
> style guide, and using templates
>-Ability to be organized, detail-oriented, methodical,
> and thorough
>-Ability to work under and meet deadlines
>-Ability to work with and accept criticism from
> developers, writers, and editors
>-Technical illustration skills, and the ability to
> present information both with words and graphically
>-Interest in new technology and industry trends in
> information development as well as software development
>Location: Durham, NC
>Duration: Perm
>Pay: DOE

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