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Technical Writer

Technical Writer

Job Description

Technical Writer

Terms of Payment: Open/Flexible

Downtown Chicago

Start Date:

2 - 3 month Contract with Potential Extension

Our Client, a health care software company, is looking for an experienced technical writer to support development for a Data Warehouse initiative. The Data Warehouse team develops massive real-time processing and Big Data analytical systems in a data streaming environment. In this role, the successful candidate will be supporting the product development/warehousing with technical marketing, management documentation and presentation material. The candidate will be writing the documentation for internal users and specifically with the Data Warehouse team to document a repeatable process that will be used for their Data Warehouse team when pulling data from their clients. The process starts with the data, (not creating it) then details how to put the data into the Data Warehouse and then goes into how to pull reports and send to clients.

The reports are not able to be manipulated be their customers, they are flat files/reports to be viewed but not manipulated.

  • Creation of new internal technical documentation for Data Warehouse environment
  • Development of work flow for data implementation
  • Document Test Plans and requirement
  • Development of internal communications and presentations
  • Management of existing content in Wiki and SharePoint
  • Creation of communication tools across the team.
  • Development of training material.

Job Requirements


  • Must have Data Warehouse experience
  • Bachelor: Degree in Journalism, English, Technical Communications, Computer Science or related field with an emphasis on technical documentation
  • 5+ years work experience
  • Ability to grasp complex software, learn quickly and work within tight deadlines.
  • Experience developing technical documentation for complex systems for engineering and end-user use.
  • Experience with writing white papers, web page copy, knowledgebase articles, etc.
  • Advanced capabilities in screen capture and graphics modification software (e.g., PhotoShop)
  • Proven ability to self-edit work effectively as well as to write clear, concise and comprehensive documentation on complex, multi-level technical issues, including storyboard creation and development
  • Excellent organization, strong written/verbal communications and writing styles with an eye for detail.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.

Job Snapshot

Base Pay $30.00 - $35.00 /Hour
Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Information Technology
Education Not Specified
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others No
Industry Healthcare - Health Services
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID BHJOB4462_34075
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Technical Writer

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