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Technical Writer and Editor

Company: CGI
Location: Lafayette
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

Technical Writer and Editor Position Description CGI Federal is looking for a self-motivated technical writer and editor to join the ESG Product Documentation team. This technical writer is responsible for identifying, writing, and maintaining documentation requirements associated to customer software releases for a large software development organization. The candidate selected for this position must be detail-oriented, proficient in verbal and written communication, capable of working both independently and with a team, and comfortable continuously seeking out new areas of improvement.Your future duties and responsibilities--- Review and understand current Agile development team processes and procedures to help identify their impact on documentation.--- Review and understand current documentation team processes and procedures.--- Work with development teams directly to help ensure all members understand existing documentation software and documentation release processes and procedures.--- Work with development teams directly to help ensure release documentation requirements are identified and recorded for implementation by the documentation team.--- Implement the documentation requirements into the release documentation guides and user online help.--- Assist in updating existing documentation team processes as well as helping to identify and document new processes as needed.--- Support development teams associated with release documentation on special projects as needed.Required qualifications to be successful in this role--- Bachelor's degree in communications, business management, or related area. and 1 to 2+ years of experience--- Strong attention to detail.--- Proficient in written and verbal communication.--- Proficient in Word, Excel, Adobe Acrobat Professional, and PowerPoint.--- Ability to identify areas for process improvement and/or increased efficiency.--- Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.--- Excellent teamwork and interpersonal skills.--- Knowledge in the AGILE software development lifecycle.--- Good organization and facilitation skills.--- Ability to manage work with limited direction.--- Ability to set project timelines and lay out plan of actions within strict deadlines.--- Motivated to take initiative and ownership of assigned tasks.Desired:--- Knowledge of and experience with Atlassian toolsets' basic functionality (e.g., JIRA, Confluence, Bitbucket), including: o Creating/modifying JIRA filters (JCL) o Creating/modifying Confluence Wiki pages o Confluence Site Management--- Knowledge of Adobe RoboHelp online help authoring tool.--- Knowledge of 508 Compliance as it pertains to the accessibility of documentation guides and online help.--- Knowledge of CGI Federal Intellectual Properties (Momentum, Atlas 360, Unify 360, Sunflower).--- Knowledge of source code management tool GIT/Bitbucket. your career with us.It is an extraordinary time to be in business. As digital transformation continues to accelerate, CGI is at the center of this change-supporting our clients' digital journeys and offering our professionals exciting career opportunities. At CGI, our success comes from the talent and commitment of our professionals. As one team, we share the challenges and rewards that come from growing our company, which reinforces our culture of ownership. All of our professionals benefit from the value we collectively create.Be part of building one of the largest independent technology and business services firms in the world.Learn more about CGI at unsolicited agency referrals please.CGI is an equal opportunity employer.Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, ethnicity, ancestry, color, sex, religion, creed, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, military and veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation or perceived sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, and gender expression, familial status, political affiliation, genetic information, or any other legally protected status or characteristics.CGI provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need an accommodation to apply for a job in the U.S., please email the CGI U.S. Employment Compliance mailbox at . You will need to reference the requisition number of the position in which you are interested. Your message will be routed to the appropriate recruiter who will assist you. Please note, this email address is only to be used for those individuals who need an accommodation to apply for a job. Emails for any other reason or those that do not include a requisition number will not be returned.We make it easy to translate military experience and skills! Click here to be directed to our site that is dedicated to veterans and transitioning service members.All CGI offers of employment in the U.S. are contingent upon the ability to successfully complete a background investigation. Background investigation components can vary dependent upon specific assignment and/or level of US government security clearance held. CGI will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrests and conviction records in accordance with all local regulations and ordinances.CGI will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with CGI's legal duty to furnish information.Skills: Agile & DevOps. Jira. Technical Writing.

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