Technical Writer in Indianapolis, IN at Vaco

Date Posted: 8/6/2019

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Job Description

Vaco Technology is assisting one of our clients, on the east side of downtown Indianapolis, in their search for a full-time Software Technical Writer. This individual will interview subject matter experts to create, edit and maintain system documentation with goal of reducing project development time.


  • Interview system architect and software engineers to learn how the system works
  • Write easy-to-read documentation designed for both technical and non-technical resources
  • Monitor new projects and system changes to ensure existing documentation stays up to date
  • Work with other departments to create documentation deliverables for third-party integrations
  • Create and maintain API documentation
  • Compose software release notes
  • Compose regular reports on additions to, removals from, and updates to the documentation
  • Gather and report on documentation usage statistics and evaluate user behavior, making best practice recommendations and changes to the documentation to foster its use

  • Bachelor's degree
  • At least one-two years of experience as a technical writer
  • Experience interviewing subject matter experts (SME)
  • Professional experience working with a writing style guide like the AP Stylebook

Job Requirements

Technical Writer