Technical Writer Job Description

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Technical Writer

Technical Writer responsibilities

  • Producing high-quality documentation that is appropriate for its intended audience
  • Working with internal teams on product and documentation requirements
  • Writing easy-to-understand user interface text, online help and developer guides

Technical Writer Job Description Template

Job Brief

We are looking for a Technical Writer to produce high-quality documentation that contributes to the overall success of our products. You will join a team of talented tech writers who work collaboratively with developers, quality engineers, product managers, and usability experts to make our products easier to use.


  • Work with internal teams to obtain an in-depth understanding of the product and the documentation requirements
  • Produce high-quality documentation that meets applicable standards and is appropriate for its intended audience
  • Write easy-to-understand user interface text, online help and developer guides
  • Create tutorials to help end-users use a variety of applications
  • Analyze existing and potential content, focusing on reuse and single-sourcing opportunities
  • Create and maintain the information architecture


  • Proven working experience in technical writing of software documentation
  • Ability to deliver high quality documentation paying attention to detail
  • Ability to quickly grasp complex technical concepts and make them easily understandable in text and pictures
  • Excellent written skills in English
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Basic familiarity with the SDLC and software development
  • University degree in Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent preferred

Technical Writer Job Description Examples

Technical Writer • iQuasar, LLC

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Technical Writer • Aquent

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Technical Writer • Fortive

Role: Technical Writer

Location: Fairport, NY. (Will consider other locations as a fully remote position...

Excellent Pay and Benefits!

Qualitrol employees receive a competitive salary, 28 days of paid time off (includes PTO and Holidays), great health benefits that are effective your first day, flexible working hours, up to 100% education reimbursement towards a degree, and 401k matching (v...

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Technical Writer • Dice

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