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Technical Writer


Firstaff Personnel


Dublin City Centre


Technical Writer. €45 - 50k DOE. City Centre. Permanent. Our client is a global financial services software company which delivers a set of comprehensive and highly complementary technology-enabled regulatory solutions that serve compliance professionals across the financial services industry. They currently have an opening for a Technical Write r who will be responsible for production of client facing software product documentation (technical guides and manuals), internal technical documentation and product marketing content as used in product brochures and product copy for market facing website. Working with the global product management team with daily interactions with the technical engineering and market teams in Dublin and globally, the successful candidate will be capable of explaining complex information in a clear and concise manner. The successful candidate will also be responsible for reviewing and tracking engineering changes on a day-to-day basis with a view to keeping external and internal documentation current and relevant. Ideally, the successful candidate will have relevant experience, an excellent command of English as a first-language and extensive experience using publishing software. They should also be proficient in image capturing, editing and manipulation and show great attention to detail. Responsibilities: Write content for client and internal documentation. Manage content delivery for software releases. Work with Implementation team on creating implementation process documentation. Revise and identify areas for improvement in existing documentations to streamline the structure and simplify the management of documentation. Help sales, marketing and product teams create market facing materials e.g. product brochures and website content. Work closely with support teams and product managers in identifying issues that can be resolved by improved documentation/guidance. Skills and Qualifications Required: 2-4 years of Technical Writing. Excellent written English as a first language. Previous software product documentation experience. Strong Microsoft Office skills, with emphasis on Word, Excel and Visio and PDF editing suites. Strong analytical abilities. Extremely high attention to detail. Ability to create professional-looking content. Ability to multi-task. Ability to work under pressure and deliver results on tight schedules. Desire to learn and progress. Experience with HTML tools would be a valuable bonus. Key Attributes and Qualifications Preferred: Strong understanding of software product lifecycle. Basic understanding of financial services industry would be a big advantage, with knowledge of the investments or fund industry being particularly helpful. Knowledge or experience of regulatory reporting would also offer distinct advantage. Please include samples of your work as part of your application. *NB: All applicants CVS will be reviewed and should your skillset match our client's requirements, we will contact you via email / mobile. We are also happy to consider you for other open opportunities within Firstaff. If however, you object to us holding your data on file, please acknowledge via email by return. Please see our Privacy Policy below * Privacy Policy. Contact: Angela Dunne. Senior Recruitment Consultant. Firstaff Personnel Consultants. 85-86 Grafton Street. Dublin 2. Tel: + 353 1 6797766. Web Page: Linked In: This job originally appeared on

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116 days ago