Technical Writer Intern

Posted on April 6th, 2011

Position Summary & Major Responsibilities:

The primary role of the Technical Writer Intern is to produce and maintain developer documentation that describes the customization of Telvent Utiliy Group products. This includes researching, writing and maintaining customization guides, as well as updating object models and working with developers to document the .NET API and COM libraries. The Technical Writer must have strong interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills; proven research, writing, editing, and organization skills; and knowledge of current desktop publishing, HTML and graphics software. Experience with Visual Studio and GIS tools is a definite plus. The Technical Writer will:

• Research, write, and maintain developer documentation that describes the customization of Telvent Utility Group products. Track progress on specific product enhancements.
• Implement developer sample projects and ensure existing documentation accurately reflects how to implement and use the sample.
• Document new developer sample projects as needed.
• Participate in Agile process as part of a scrum team. Identify, track and complete documentation tasks within the team-defined iterations.
• Work with Software Engineers and Program Managers to understand the functionality and client use cases, and translate this data into summary and/or step-by-step documentation easily understood by technical end users.
• Ensure that documentation accurately reflects the operation of Telvent products.
• Log any functionality defects encountered while documenting the functionality.

Education & Experience Preferred:

• Solid written and oral communication skills.
• Knowledge of HTML, desktop publishing and graphics software.
• Experience with C# code a definite plus.
• Must pass background check.

Please send resume and cover letter to Kara Cutter at recruit@telvent.com.