Technical Author – 10443SR1

Website Proactive IT


£50k – 55k per year

Technical Author

You will be responsible for creating and maintaining high quality software documentation for multiple products. You will be experienced in producing a variety of documents including API specifications and swagger documents, user manuals & release notes.

As an experienced Technical Author, you will excel at writing clear, simple documentation in a style suited to the intended audience. You will be experienced at working in an agile environment, working with project teams to ensure software documentation activities align with sprint and release schedules, and using JIRA to monitor progress.

Key requirements

•             Demonstrable experience of technical writing for software systems

•             Experience working with REST APIs and swagger documents

•             Strong working knowledge of JSON programming language

•             Experience writing documentation for technical audiences such as software developers, as well as non-technical users

•             Ability to translate complex technical concepts into clear and concise documentation

•             Experience writing documentation for business-to-business systems

•             An understanding of the documentation needs of developers who build against API specifications

•             Experience working in Agile environments and following the Scrum development framework

•             Ability to work on multiple projects in a fast-paced, changing environment

•             Experience supporting multiple agile development teams simultaneously

Desirable skills

•             Familiarity with ReadMe developer hub

•             Previous experience using JIRA


•             Full private health insurance through our healthcare partner, Vitality Health

•             Group Life Insurance and Income Protection

•             BUPA Dental Insurance

•             23 days holiday, rising to 26 days per years’ service + all UK Bank Holidays

•             Employer pension contributions up to 10%

Due to the volume of applications received for positions, it will not be possible to respond to all applications and only applicants who are considered suitable for interview will be contacted. 

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