Job Bank

The STC Phoenix Chapter maintains a job bank (that is, a list of local job openings) for job seekers. Each entry in the list is sent to us by area employers or agencies. Job leads will be posted to the Web site typically within a few days after they're received. They will be deleted from the site after 2 months or when we are notified that the job has been filled.

Please review the Disclaimers, Policies, and Procedures for using the STC Phoenix Chapter job bank. Also visit the International STC Jobs Database.
  

 

Position Date Posted Type Description
Technical Writer 8-26-08 Contract/Permanent Company: TAC Worldwide
Location: Chandler

Description
- Responsible for complex technical documentation tasks and projects with either a writing or editing focus
- Both writers and editors are responsible for utilizing knowledge of HTML and JavaScript languages and web-based tools and utilities to build framesets, menus, search engines, and glossaries for web sites
- Provides mentoring and training to less experienced staff

Writing Focus
- Uses advanced technical writing knowledge to write and maintain new/revised manuals, bulletins, implementation packages, and other technical documentation including online help screens and online documentation for intranet web sites
- Acts as a liaison between client group and technical staff in overall web site design including the evaluation of specifications and preparation of functional and technical designs

Editing Focus
- Uses advanced technical editing knowledge to edit new manuals, bulletins, implementation packages, and other technical documentation including online help screens and online documentation for intranet web sites

Experience
- The ideal candidate should be an experienced .NET developer with applied achievements and who is willing to translate existing, implemented software into usable documentation
- 4 year degree
- 5-7 years experience

Please submit resumes to Kerry Sieling at ksieling2324@yahoo.com.

Instructional Developer and Technical Writer 8-20-08 Short-Term/
Direct
Company: Maricopa Community College
Location: Phoenix
Duration: 3-6 months
Rate: $18-$25/hr DOE

Description
The candidate will create materials for posting to the Web site for the National Science Foundation grant-funded project titled, "A Systems View of Electronics," www.esyst.org. There are no benefits provided for this position. The center may entertain a less than full time number of hours per week depending on qualifications. The site for the work is at MATEC in Phoenix http://matec.org/about/directions.shtml. MATEC is a Member of the Division of Academic and Student Affairs at the Maricopa Community Colleges.

Qualifications
The candidate will have demonstrated experience and knowledge in instructional design for web delivery of interactive content. The ideal candidate will have a background in a high technology area, preferably electronics. United States citizenship required.

Please submit resumes via e-mail to Tom McGlew, Project Manager, at tom.mcglew@domail.maricopa.edu. Deadline for accepting resumes will be Friday, August 29, 2008.

Technical Writer/Editor 8-19-08 Contract Company: ATR
Location: Chandler
Duration: 3 months with possible extension

Description
This person will be coming into a small development group to gather, organize, document, and publish specifications for a shared-use application that has many clients. The ideal candidate should be an experienced .NET developer with applied achievements and who is willing to translate existing implemented software into usable documentation. Primary audiences for the documentation include developers, business analysts, project managers, and development managers.

Please submit resumes to Toni Krewson at tonik@atr1.com or to: 

410 N. 44th Street
Phoenix, AZ 85008

Instructional Designer/ Technical Writer 8-2-08 Contract Company: Ajilon
Location: North Phoenix
Duration: 6 months, possibly longer
Rate: $35/hr W-2 with no benefits

We have a client with an opening for a mid-level Instructional Designer/Technical Writer with 4 years of experience.

Requirements
- Strong technical writer with instructional design experience
- Dreamweaver
- MS Project
- PowerPoint
- MS Suite
- Photoshop Elements
- Visio

Please submit resumes to Stephanie Head at stephanie.head@ajilon.com.

Technical Business/Documentation Writer 7-26-08 Contract Company: CIBER
Location: Phoenix

Description
This individual will be responsible for full system documentation that will need to be produced including process flows, data flows, and user documents. In addition, other technical writing, including documentation specifications (C&R, Functional, Design), may be required.

Skills
- 4+ years of IT experience
- Experience in documenting business flows
- Excellent understanding of Windows NT 4, Windows 2000
- Good working knowledge of MS suite of software products
- Strong technical, written and verbal communication skills
- Strong background in Technical Writing


Please submit your information in confidence; we will not submit you until we discuss the position with you and receive your permission. Please forward resumes to Todd at ttalbert@ciber.com.

Technical Writer 6-25-08 Contract Company: Ajilon Consulting
Location: Phoenix
Duration: ~4 months
Rate: $30/hour W-2

Summary of Position
This opportunity is for a technical writer with web-based application and business and training documentation experience. We are looking for a writer who can produce innovative and effective documentation, including online help files. The position requires a broad knowledge of healthcare and healthcare-related software applications and business requirements. The candidate may be asked to produce a variety of technical articles, help systems, multimedia walkthroughs, marketing materials, and/or manuals for a wide range of users and target audiences. 

Requirements
- Read and understand business requirements, change requests, test plans, and system documentation
- Interview and document various business processes and systems work products in order to create workflow diagrams, training manuals, technical documentation, and client-facing documentation
- Analyze, write, revise, edit, and review technical publications and other business documentation 
- Coordinate the delivery of appropriate documentation to satisfy client and internal team requirements 
- Work within the confines of document management systems, e.g., SharePoint, to organize and maintain all documentation
- Work with team leaders to provide estimates of time and resources required to complete a documentation project 
- Build on the SDLC process to create and maintain appropriate company documentation
- Identify areas for improvement in existing documentation and work with team leaders to prioritize these improvements and edit and revise documentation accordingly
- Interact with Usability, Design, Marketing, and Software Engineers
- Work well with others and communicate schedules for subject matter expert review of documentation in order to achieve goals and meet deadlines
- Be capable of establishing style sheets and guidelines to ensure uniformity in the ‘look and feel’ of all company documentation
- Work independently
- Be responsible for design, format, and production of document and deliverables
- Maintain a solid knowledge of software products and services
- The ability to develop an in-depth understanding of our customers, products, and services
- Demonstrate strong creativity, problem solving, prioritization, and organizational skills
- Be able to work in a fast-paced environment with frequently shifting, simultaneous priorities

Experience
- 2-3 years experience in technical publication and writing
- Excellent organizational skills and the ability to set priorities
- Solid grammar, use of proper language, and editing conventions
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
- Experience with web-based technologies and applications
- Knowledge of standard concepts, best practices, and procedures of writing, technical writing, and of the domain, internet, and software industry
- Knowledge of XHTML with the ability to create and edit code
- Experience producing animated walkthroughs and training materials, e.g., Flash, Captivate, or Camtasia
- 2-3 years of related software programs and equipment, e.g., RoboHELP, Windows, Interleaf, MS Office, FrameMaker, ArborText, and SGML on DOS and Macintosh platforms

Education
Bachelor's degree, or higher, in a related area 

Please submit resumes to stephanie.head@ajilon.com.


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