Posting Summary: University of Virginia, located in Charlottesville, Virginia, seeks a Technical Writer. The Technical Writer job duties consist of producing high quality documentation for both internal Engineer and external customers. Work collaboratively with teams of developers, engineers, and support to produce appropriate documentation for the services provided and systems managed.
Required Minimum Level of Education: *Degree Required
Required Minimum Level of Experience: Some - up to 4 years
Required Specific Experience: at least three years of relevant work experience
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Proven working experience in technical writing of system and service documentation. Ability to draw architectural diagrams Ability to draw process maps Ability to use an architectural diagram to write documentation. Ability to draw an architectural diagram from information given. Ability to deliver high quality professional documentation paying attention to details. Ability to quickly grasp complex technical concepts and make them easily understandable in text and pictures. Excellent writing skills. Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office. Strong working knowledge of Visio
Required Computer Applications: Microsoft Office Visio O365 SharePoint MediaWiki
Internal Number: 353_84372
About University of Virginia
Founded by Thomas Jefferson, the University of Virginia opened in 1825 as the nation's first public university. A longstanding dedication to preeminence in both scholarship and teaching; top ranking in global satisfaction, collegiality and work/family issues on the COACHE survey of early career faculty; a commitment to excellence that is integrally connected with diversity and a broad array of benefits make the University of Virginia a prime choice for both faculty and staff. The University of Virginia is located in the small cosmopolitan city of Charlottesville near the Blue Ridge Mountains, 70 miles from Richmond and 110 miles from Washington, D.C. The University of Virginia remains the No. 2 best public university in the 2013 edition of the U.S. News and World Report rankings. In the 14 years since U.S. News began ranking public universities as a separate category, U.Va. has ranked either No. 1 or No. 2. U.Va. continues to rank in the Top 25 among the best of all national universities, public and private.