Deltek Systems Tech Writer in US Portland, Oregon

4224BRCompany Summary:Better software means better projects. Deltek is the leading global provider of enterprise software and information solutions for professional services, management and IT consulting, architecture and engineering, marketing and advertising agencies, government contractors and other project-based businesses. More than 23,000 organizations and millions of users in over 80 countries around the world rely on Deltek for superior levels of project intelligence, management and collaboration to research and identify opportunities, win new business, recruit and develop talent, optimize resources and streamline operations. Our industry-focused expertise powers project success by helping firms achieve performance that maximizes productivity and revenue.

For more information, visit www.deltek.com.Auto req ID:4224BRExternal Job Title:Technical WriterPosition Responsibilities:Join our innovative, friendly writing team, working on cloud-based systems for project-based businesses. You’ll work in an agile environment with an international development team, creating online help, videos, and other supports for an end-user audience.

You will work directly with subject matter experts to drive the development of customer-facing content including implementation guides, website content, training materials, and other technical documentation. You will also help improve processes for content development and delivery, and work to ensure consistency and standardization across all materials. The ideal candidate is an independent and curious self-starter with a demonstrated ability to produce high-quality technical content, drive complex documentation projects, collaborate with technologists, and quickly grasp new technical concepts with enthusiasm.

  • Excellent writing skills, including the ability to convey complex concepts and processes to a non-technical audience.

  • Excellent writing samples.

  • Experience authoring online help. Knowledge of DITA, XML and component content management systems is beneficial.

  • Proven ability to work in a fast-paced team environment.

  • Proven planning, scheduling, and research skills.

Work Location:US Portland, OR Qualifications:

  • Good research, planning, and writing skills.

  • Good knowledge of technical writing practices.

  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously under deadline pressure.

  • Interpersonal and management skills necessary to lead projects that involve multiple writers and represent the documentation group in communicating with other Deltek groups.

  • Good knowledge of help authoring, desktop publishing, and graphics tools.

  • Basic knowledge of accounting, CRM, project planning, and/or other business applications.

  • Good understanding of software development methodologies and processes.

  • Analytical and technical thinking across multiple areas of responsibility.

  • Intermediate to good awareness of business issues and how they impact overall project plans.

  • A plus but not a requirement: knowledge of DITA/XML and component content management systems.

  • A plus but not a requirement: knowledge in creating and editing video tutorials.

  • A plus but not a requirement: background in Accounting.