Technical Writer/ Documentation

Job Title: Technical Writer - CA
Region: CA-Los Angeles/Orange Counties
City: Hawthorne
State: CA
Rate: $33.5 to $49.13 DOE
Duration: 2 Months
Description: Responsibilities:
o Work with Flight Software Engineers to create technical design documentation
o Work side-by-side with our engineering team to create, vet and publish spacecraft documentation.
o Gather, document and edit design information about software and hardware systems
o Work with documents within version control software and document release systems
o Move existing documents into our version control system, correct links and tables, vet content.
o Incorporate redlines from Engineers into documents
REQUIRED
Experience:
o Minimum of 2 years in technical writing
o Excellent technical writing skills; ability to generate concise and complete technical copy
o Ability to gather and synthesize information on complex technology, using existing docs and interviews.
o Experience with web/doc authoring tools such as reStructuredText, Markdown or HTML
o Meticulous attention to detail
o Strong analytical, computer, communication, and writing skills
o Ability to work under deadlines
o Self-driven; willingness to both seek answers on your own and to pursue learning from others
o Urgency to complete and improve mundane tasks that will require expertise and patient attention to detail
o An insane curiosity about how to improve things
ADDITIONAL
Experience:
o College-level coursework in technical writing, engineering, communications, or a related area of study
o Experience with a version control system such as Git, SVN, CVS, or Perforce
EDUCATION:
High School DIploma or GED required.
WORK HOURS:
1st Shift
Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.
Chipton-Ross is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Women/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans.

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