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  • Dell Is Hiring : Technical Editor (2 Positions)

    Technical Writer
    16 Jul 2013
    Experience -

    Job Description\r\n\r\nWorks with internal and external organizations to edit internal and external technical documentation. Work requires use of the appropriate editorial/logical methodologies and process management. Ensures that documentation is written in a manner that customers with limited to highly proficient technical product knowledge can understand and use the material. Partners with different internal stakeholders to complete various documentation needs for the various lines of business. \r\n\r\n• Edits and proofs hardcopy and online documents for consistency. Examples: reference documents for hardware and software products, code, user interface tests, white papers, Application Program Interface and Command Line Interface Documentation, online help systems.\r\n• Reviews a wide variety of print and online material to correct any errors in spelling, grammar, punctuation, and legal and registered trademark usage.\r\n• Ensures all deliverables are technically and grammatically accurate.\r\n• Collaborates with department team members, engineering, marketing, services, legal, regulatory and others to develop content for standard documentation sets, software and special initiatives in-line with the development.\r\n• Defines, ratifies, documents and monitors Dell documentation management processes and procedures to comply with ISO and internal guidelines.\r\n• Requires exceptional attention to detail and the ability to work with tight deadlines.\r\n• Ability to work both online and offline is required. Candidates must be comfortable with computer technology and editing online.\r\n• Three to five years of experience technical editing a wide variety of texts, including technical or complex copy.\r\n• Superior copyediting skills, including expert attention to spelling, syntax, grammar, usage, style, and punctuation.\r\n• Able to apply style guidelines to written documents.\r\n• Familiarity with the software and technical industry.\r\n• Bachelor’s degree required; major in English or related field of study a plus.\r\n

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