Technical Writer (FT Summer & Fall 2017)

Posted: 07/28/17 | SHARE:

Description:

ISTI is looking for a Technical Writer Intern to work full time for the summer and fall of 2017. The successful candidate will work with ISTI’s Senior Technical Writer in two main areas: creating user documentation for software written by ISTI’s software engineers and assisting ISTI management with proposal writing. 
Responsibilities 
● Create and maintain software documentation. Target audience of the documentation includes scientific end users as well as programmers and engineers. 
● Work with ISTI staff to gather information and generate documentation to effectively communicate critical ideas and information 
● Verify accuracy of information with experts 

Qualifications:

Requirements 
● Completed a Bachelor’s degree in English, English Literature, or a related field 
● Ability to create and maintain complete, accurate, clear and concise documentation 
● Excellent writing skills including accurate spelling and grammar 
● Highly competent in the use of Microsoft Word, including use of advanced document styles 
● Ability to interact with technical staff to learn new material and express that material clearly for the non-expert 
● Ability to work in a distributed team environment 
● Excellent problem-solving skills 
● Positive attitude with a willingness to learn new skills and embrace constructive criticism 
● Self-directed and able to work with minimal supervision 

Desired skills 
● Microsoft Excel 
● Interest in Computers Science, Geology, or both 

To Apply: 

Complete online application at http://www.isti.com/employment/

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