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Harris Computer is looking for a (Remote) Technical Writer, Research & Development  #JavaJobsPlacementWorkFromHome #JavaJobWebsitesTelecommute #ResearchJobs

Exciting Opportunity Alert! Systems & Software (S&S), a division of Harris, is looking for a talented Technical Writer to join our dynamic R&D Team. In this role, you’ll take charge of establishing top-notch software and product documentation practices across the organization. We need your ‘soft’ skills to collaborate with multiple departments and create user-friendly, marketing-driven, and administrator-focused content. This position is based in Winooski, VT, so preference is for a Vermont-based candidate. We are open to candidates across the US and Canada. What will be your new role: Maintain and expand on the current Technical and Product documentation content. Establish content and distribution guidelines based on audience (user, consultant, developer, etc.) Work with Product Management to clarify documentation needs, requirements, and assignments. Conduct interviews with developers, application consultants, and subject matter experts to gather data for documentation. Participate in Product Development planning sessions to ensure documentation specifications are adhered to and completed as part of the development effort. Plan and strategize structural and content changes in documentation. Perform copy editing, technical editing, and proofreading services on a variety of internal and external documents, reviewing for style, grammar, syntax, and organization/consistency of content. Manage the generation of documentation throughout the defined lifecycle. Plan and steer meetings related to documentation management. What we are looking for: Degree in Computer Science, English, Technical Writing, or a related field 2+ years of professional experience in technical communications and information design Advanced knowledge of documentation and collaboration software such as Confluence Advanced knowledge of desktop publishing software as well as web authoring, presentation, and graphics software Excellent time management skills and the ability to work under tight deadlines Experience in handling multiple projects concurrently and as an individual contributor Strong organizational ability and analytical thinking skills What will make you stand out: Experience working with a programming language (Java, JavaScript, COBOL, Uniface, and REST APIs) Understanding of and experience working in the Utility industry Familiarity with Microsoft Manual of Style, AP, and/or Chicago Manual of Style What we can offer: 3 weeks vacation and 5 personal days Comprehensive Medical, Dental and Vision coverage from your first day of employment Employee stock ownership and RRSP/401k matching programs Lifestyle rewards Flexible work options About us: Since 1973 it has been our unrelenting mission at Systems and Software to provide quality customer information system solutions to municipal and investor-owned utilities. To achieve that mission, we fully understand the importance of a committed, engaged group of developers, implementers, and support staff. Click here ( ) to learn more about Systems and Software! About Harris: is a leading provider of mission critical software to the public sector in North America. As a wholly owned subsidiary of Constellation Software Inc. (CSI, symbol CSU on the TSX), Harris has become the cornerstone for CSIs investment in utility, local government, school districts, public safety, and healthcare software verticals. Our success has been realized through investments in our proprietary software and market expertise. This focus, combined with acquiring businesses that build upon or complement our offerings, has helped drive our success. Harris will continue to growth through reinvestment “ both in the people and products that we offer and making investments in acquiring new businesses.

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