Job Board >> Technical Writer - Linux
|Date Posted||04, Tuesday 2012|
|Listing Type||Monthly Rate|
ICG seeks a skilled technical writer to create documentation for its Client's Linux development platform.
The position requires a writer with experience writing user-centric, task-oriented operating system documentation for a software developer audience, ideally for developers in a cross-development environment.
The writer will develop new content (including step-by-step procedures and scripts for video tutorials) and update existing material to enable customers who develop our Client's Linux-based software for a wide variety of embedded devices.
The writer will interview subject-matter experts, participate in review meetings, liaise with a vibrant user community, and collaborate with technical writers and subject-matter experts in various geographic locations to create and update content.
*BA, BS, or equivalent in a technical field of study (such as computer science, electrical engineering, or math) or equivalent work experience
*5 or more years writing documentation for software development on Linux-based systems
*Experience using the Linux command line as well as an integrated development environment (such as Eclipse) to compile and debug code in order to verify tutorials and procedures
*Experience with XML authoring and content migration
*Familiarity with common build tools such as make and the GNU auto tools
*Experience developing relevant code samples, and configuration examples
*In-depth knowledge of the Linux operating system, including application and kernel development, as well as administration
*Familiarity with open source development
*Experience in a cross-development environment for embedded devices
*Ability to work across geographic locations and time zones
*Experience with Adobe FrameMaker and Acrobat
*Experience with ClearQuest, ClearCase, CVS, and SVN