Associate Technical Writer

Location: Greenwich, CT
Date Posted: 08-11-2017
We are currently working with a partner to fill an Associate Technical Writer position in Greenwich, CT. 
 
We are looking for someone that has some of the following skills:

• Work as a part of the software development team to document new features and products
• Develop and maintain our trading software documentation and other technical communication to educate and support both internal stakeholders and developers, as well as our end clients
• Read and understand source code and test and validate use cases and existing tutorials/resources
• Distill project planning documentation and specifications from project leads and/or business analysts into a compact summary of new features and changes
• Identify gaps and new subject areas for documentation and gain support from stakeholders to create the content
 
Qualifications:
• 2+ year of experience writing and maintaining documentation for software systems
• Impeccable attention to detail
• At least basic knowledge of trading and financial products (especially derivatives)
• Ability to quickly grasp complex technical concepts and make them easily understandable in text and pictures
• Ability to read, understand, and communicate the function and behavior of code
• Experience writing clear and concise technical documentation for complex topics
• Fluency in communicating with different types of roles - you will be working closely with business analysts, project leads, and developers who will all have different communication styles - you will need to be comfortable with a variety of ways in which your colleagues communicate information


Preferred Qualifications
• Computer science or engineering background
• Some experience or familiarity with Java and/or C++
• Experience using or documenting trading software
• 4+ years of documenting software products for project leads and business analysts, including procedures, process documentation, and architecture descriptions
• Experience with Jira & Confluence  
Please contact me with any questions:

Email:
caren@clientmindrecruiting.com

Phone:
(w) 240-394-5502
(c) 240-421-4203

 
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