Lumen TECHNICAL WRITER II in Des Moines, Iowa
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The tech writer will be responsible for creating, maintaining, and deploying process documentation for the engineering organization with Lumen. In this role, you will partner with various organizations to take their business needs and transform them into efficient, actionable processes that will enable our engineers to deliver world class networks and technology to our customers. You will use your knowledge of networking and both IT and process development to drive innovations and improvements into our engineering business. The tech writer is an independent contributor who can work with minimal supervision and who is willing to think creatively and make independent decisions within the scope of their assigned work.
The Main Responsibilities
Gather and analyze technical information through partnerships within Luemn to document new or changing processes.
Write, format, edit, review, and proof procedural and technical process information for technical and nontechnical users.
Assist in planning, scheduling, and tracking documentation work to meet product release dates and deliverables.
Maintain a library of application documentation, cataloging it for internal and/or external use.
Publish and maintain templates for written documentation produced by others (technical specifications, RFP responses, etc.), ensuring a consistent "look and feel."
What We Look For in a Candidate
Bachelor's Degree, preferably in a technical field.
5-7 years of experience required in an IT development or Engineering environment.
Experience in creating documentation for audiences with different levels of technical skill.
Excellent writing, editing, and communication skills.
Ability to read some programming code.
Experience in presenting technical information in a live setting, such as classroom training, presentations, or video conference.
PMP, Agile, or Six-Sigma certifications a bounus.
What to Expect Next
Requisition #: 269792
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