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      Sr. Technical Writer  
         Duties: Write and verify the accuracy of online help, online 
documentation, and printed documentation as assigned. 
      Acquire an overall knowledge of the products you are responsible for 
documenting, and an understanding of how they relate to and integrate with 
other  technologies. 
      Desired: Run the software and understand how to use it. 
      Update information across multiple release lines (maintenance). 
      Work closely with remote sites, possibly including overseas. At times 
this may require meetings outside standard business hours. 
      Track work items using Clarify. 

      All necessary hardware and software will be provided. 
      The Information Management manager or lead writer will define the 
documentation deliverables and schedule timeframes for the contract writer. 
These may be re-negotiated as the situation warrants. 
      A departmental orientation, including an overview of the Framemaker 
template, style guide, the documentation build process, and other common 
processes, will be provided. 
      Access to the product(s) he or she is assigned to document, product 
training materials, and the names of the subject matter experts with whom the 
writer is to work will be provided. 
      A department ??buddy?? will be assigned for the contract writer for the 
duration of the contract assignment.  
         Skills: Equivalent of 3-7 years creating (writing) technical 
documentation for enterprise software, with a proven track record of delivering 
quality task-based, and reference documentation, and online help. 
      Possess good project management, time management, and self management 
skills. Be able to adapt different styles to different types of information and 
audiences.  Demonstrate the mental agility and flexibility to rapidly and 
accurately analyze technical problems. 
      Be able to entertain multiple points of view and make reasonable 
decisions based on available information. 

      Languages, Tools, and Applications 
      Understand how to use Adobe FrameMaker and possess the ability to master 
new documentation tools quickly. 
      Experience with online help tools, source control systems, defect 
tracking systems, Eclipse IDE, scripting, and XML tools. 
      Experience with HTML and related HTML editing tools such as Dreamweaver. 
      Have a strong understanding of professional web application concepts and 
techniques, such as networks, TCP/IP networking protocol, IIOP protocol, 
application servers, XML, J2EE, and data persistence. 
      Familiarity with the Java programming language (especially J2EE APIs) and 
Java development tools. 
      Familiarity with Web services, Java, XML, and/or database technology. 

         Education: Ideal candidate will have a degree or advanced degree in 
Computer Science, Information Science, Technical Writing, Communications, or a 
related discipline or have equivalent skills and work experience.  

This position is 3-6 months at $60+ per hour.  Please ask candidates to forward 
their resumes in Word format at ggilbert at pro-temsolutions.com.

Enjoy your day:)
Best regards,

Gretchen Gilbert
Pro-Tem Solutions, Inc.
Staffing Consultant
249 E. Ocean Blvd., Suite 500
Long Beach, CA 90802
Phone: 973-433-4292
Fax: 562-216-6412
Cell: 612-360-3799

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