Technical writer, Mat cover

  • Location

    London

  • Sector:

    Information Technology

  • Job type:

    Fixed Term

  • Salary:

    Up to £0.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Connor Flannigan

  • Contact email:

    Connor.Flannigan@volt.eu.com

  • Job ref:

    BBBH3416_1650552401

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    12

  • Expiry date:

    2022-05-21

  • Start date:

    ASAP

Technical Writer, Mat Cover

Product · London, England, United Kingdom · Full-time

Description

This company is bringing technological innovation to the market infrastructure of a long -established sector-Proxy Voting, Shareholder Disclosure and Identification.
Founded in London and spun out of Citi, from very beginning our mission focused on benefitting the whole eco system, rather than just one part or one player within it. This ethos is endorsed by investment from a unique and global consortium of the industry's most influential financial institutions.

We currently serve 29 markets and are growing our global footprint fast. With offices in UK, Israel and Australia, our Shareholder ID and Vote Connect products can serve all markets globally, with our flagship Vote Connect Total product providing complete end-to-end digital connectivity in 12 key markets around the world. We are a fast-growth company and have already gone from 10 - 140+ employees in the last two years.

Responsibilities:
*Develop a thorough understanding of the audience and the documentation required by meeting with members of the product, technology and customer facing teams to discuss technical problems and requirements.
*Actively researches and builds knowledge about products, services, technology, or concepts to be documented
*Prepares internal release notes each week to communicate updates
*Writes and edits technical information according to the template set out by the Documentation Manager
*Prepares or commissions graphics and illustrations to elaborate on or complement technical writing
*Meets with subject matter experts in order to ensure that specialised topics are appropriately addressed and discussed
*Works with sales and marketing colleagues to ensure that external documentation aligns with product documentation
*Revises, edits, or updates instructions, technical information, and frequently asked questions as necessary
*Creates and adapts documentation projects schedules/deadlines and delivers on-time
*Remains up-to-date on the technological and product developments as well as universal specifications relevant to the industry
*Looks for ways to leverage content in multiple ways e.g. for customer use, internal training and to support pre-sales and sales conversations.
Requirements
*5+ years' experience as a Technical Writer in a B2B SaaS Fintech industry
*Experience in a high growth (start-up/scale-up) environment is desirable
*Experience in enterprise technology is essential
*A foundation of technical knowledge in software and computing including some of AWS cloud, Java, Python, Spring framework, Rest APIs is preferable
*Undergraduate degree in English, Communications or IT field is preferable
*Team player - puts own success below the success of the team.
*Can explain complex things very easily, effective communicator with a focus on keeping things simple
*Flexible and willing to embrace both change and technology and experience using latest tools and automation to scale
*Handles criticism and disagreement constructively