Job details :
Role : Technical writer - Software and Hardware
Location : Montreal, Quebec
Duration : 3 months + convert to FTE (Full Time)
ABSOLUTLEY MUST be fluently bilingual written and verbal French / English
Job Summary :
Creates and maintains product line software and hardware documentation.
Fully qualified to execute job / role accountabilities working independently on assignments involving a variety of design procedures and writing techniques.
Compiles data and writes or revises text for informative, instructional end user and technical documentation for Product offerings such as U-Scan SCO, Taskforce, BioMetric products, Cash Handling components, RFID components and others.
Maintain Current Documentation
Assumesole responsibility for all customer-facing end-user product documentation for Fujitsu Software and
Hardware Product Operations group.
Update currently-available documents based on formal and informal requests, and maintain existing legacydocumentation as required.
Consult with Subject Matter Experts including Mechanical / Hardware Engineers / Techs and work with SQA team members at lab stations, to research, observe, and validate new features to be documented
Proofread, perform copy editing and reformatting of documents from other sources, ensuring corporate and group standards are met.
Follow established documentation release procedures and work with various teams to develop new procedures as necessary.
Maintain information related to the current documentation, issue document release notifications, maintain writing and nomenclature standards, and assist with wording, general grammar, and other language-related requests.
Create New End-User and Internal Documentation
Create new documents, and create and maintain templates as needed. Documentation includes Feature Reference Guides, User Guides, Integration Manuals, Release Notes, Factsheets, Hardware Installation Guides, Service Manuals, Support Planning Guides, Maintenance Manual, and other technical documentation for hardware and software, as well as some customized stand-alone documentation for corporate clients.
Plan layouts and topic flows, design visual aids to accompany text as appropriat
Work on miscellaneous projects that might involve technical writing skills and expertise for any party as requeste
Maintain Internal Document Repositories
Maintain the internal SharePoint and U-Scanipedia web sites. Be the in-house reference for locating all types of documents and information stored on the various servers.
Adhere to Company Policies
Become familiar with the Fujitsu Technology and Service Vision, Agile DevOps, and other corporate requirement
Participate in required training; consider pursuing optional ongoing training
Skill in the use of personal computers and related software applications; experience dealing in a relaxed and pleasant manner with a wide range of staff both in-person and remotely
Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Adobe Acrobat. Familiarity with Microsoft Windows. Asset : familiarity with Adobe FrameMaker and Adobe Illustrator
Knowledge of current technological developments and trends in the area of expertise
Ability to write, edit, and / or revise a range of technical communications from specifically compiled raw data
Skill in collecting, analyzing, verifying, and manipulating research data. Skill in developing design and layout of materials to be published.
Knowledge of instructional design techniques and adult learning principles
Familiarity with VSTS or other project tracking database systems and Scaled Agile development methods
Ability to communicate with and understand the requirements of professional staff in the area of specialty
Bilingual, English and French. Ability to write to a high standard in US English, and to write and speak French fluently
Education and / or Work Experience :
University degree or equivalent in a relevant discipline (Communications, Technical Writing, Journalism, etc.)
10 years experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified
Experience working with teams and also working independently
Assets : experience developing web sites or managing web content, experience with data management system
SPECIAL CONDITIONS :
Duties might involve some level of traveling. Valid passport and driver's license are preferred.
Diverse Lynx LLC is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive due consideration for employment without any discrimination.
All applicants will be evaluated solely on the basis of their ability, competence and their proven capability to perform the functions outlined in the corresponding role.
We promote and support a diverse workforce across all levels in the company.