About the Technical Writer position

We are looking for a skilled Technical Writer who will produce high-quality documentation that contributes to the overall success of our products. You will work collaboratively with developers, quality engineers, product managers, and usability experts to make our products easier to use.

You should possess outstanding writing and presentational skills and be able to efficiently collaborate with your peers. We also expect you to have decent experience with IT systems and to be interested in learning something new.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with internal teams to obtain an in-depth understanding of the product and the documentation requirements

  • Create high-quality documentation that meets applicable standards and is appropriate for its intended audience

  • Write plain, detailed, and straightforward user interface text, online help, and developer or installation guides

  • Prepare tutorials to help end-users use a variety of applications

  • Analyze existing and potential content, focusing on reuse and single-sourcing opportunities

  • Develop and maintain the information architecture

Qualifications and Competencies:

  • 2+ years experience of working as a Technical Writer or in other relevant positions

  • Significant experience in creating quality documentation with attention to detail

  • Strong ability to quickly grasp complex technical concepts and explain them

  • Excellent written English skills

  • Good practical experience with Microsoft Office

  • Knowledge about the SDLC and software development

  • University degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or another relevant area

Working Conditions

  • The majority of the work will take place in a typical office setting (cubicle, desk, chair, computer, etc.) or in a lab/testing/development area (lab benches, test equipment, etc.)
  • Occasional travel to vendor or partner facilities may be required (such as a contract manufacturing or engineering facility) but are rarely any different from the office conditions
  • Occasional travel to end-use locations, in an underground mining environment, supporting initial product installations and testing or troubleshooting abnormal or unusual issues observed in the field
  • Matrix employees are furnished with and required to wear safety gear such as hard hats, steel toe shoes, reflective clothing, earplugs, and safety glasses when working in those locations requiring such protective gear

Physical Requirements

The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk and stoop, or crouch. The employee may need to lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.