Technical Author - Investment Banking, London

  • Highly Competitive
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Canary Wharf & City
  • 20 Nov 17 2017-11-20

Leading investment bank seeks Technical Writer to join their software engineering team to support communications on behalf of various team members including the Global CIO.

Leading investment bank seeks Technical Writer to join their software engineering team to support communications on behalf of various team members including the Global CIO.

 

Preferred Qualifications:-

  • The ideal candidate may have a degree in English or Journalism with experience in a technology setting. Or you may have a Computer Science degree with on the job-writing experience.
  • You will also need to demonstrate a track record of work in a technical writing or editing position.

 

The successful technical writer will demonstrate the following:-

  • Ability to learn complex technical concepts quickly
  • Ability to write, in explanatory and procedural styles, for technical and non-technical audience
  • Strong corporate presentation skills, with the ability to tailor messaging to different audiences
  • Facility with graphics, diagramming, and presentation products
  • Proficiency in standard office software, including Microsoft Office
  • Experience with content management systems, workflows, and document-delivery method
  • Excellent command of the English language, both written and oral, with attention to detail; proofreading and visual layout skills a plus
  • Ability to describe technical concepts and present them in a clear, professional and concise manner in both oral and written forms
  • Organisational awareness and ability to collaborate across different levels and of the organisation.
  • Ability to rapidly assimilate and adapt new methodologies into executable workflows
  • Basic familiarity with programming and markup languages
  • Basic understanding of the software development lifecycle
  • Demonstrable analytical and product management, including a thorough understanding of how to interpret customer business needs and translate them into operational and project requirements
  • Proactive and self-motivated

 

You will work to develop a range of collateral, from user procedures through to reference guides, as well as help write clear and unambiguous user-interface text and online help. You will also work with internal teams to foster collaboration in defining product and documentation requirements. Relationship development and management skills are key.

 

Interested candidates are encouraged to apply. Promising applicants can be assured of a response within 24 hours.

 

Canary Wharf & City are a recruitment agency working on behalf of our client.

Technical Author - Investment Banking, London. £Excellent, plus bonus & benefits.