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Government Digital Service The White Chapel Building, 10 Whitechapel High St, London E1 8QS, UK
Nov 20, 2019
Full-time
Who we are The Government Digital Service (GDS) is part of the Cabinet Office. We lead the digital transformation of the UK government so that it works better for everyone. Our work is user-focused, dynamic and forward-looking, making our organisation an exciting and innovative place to work.  Find out more at the GDS  Blog .    Your role   As Head of Technical Writing you’ll be an expert in your field. You’ll work across GDS and with many departments and agencies across government to improve the quality of technical documentation and technology guidance.  You’ll advocate for user-centred technical content alongside community leads in technology, content, user research, and design. You’ll build technical writing capability across government and raise awareness of the profession within government and in industry.  GDS manages its software documentation using a  ‘docs as code’  approach. You’ll oversee all maintenance of GDS’  documentation tools  and process and make recommendations on how to improve existing content.  You’ll also oversee technology guidance published by GDS on GOV.UK. For example, advice to government departments on how to open code or make their frontend code accessible.   The GDS technical writing team has published a  blog post about what it’s like working as a technical writer at GDS .   What you’ll do As Head of Technical Writing, you’ll lead the technical writing team at GDS and the technical writing profession across government .  Who you are We’re looking for people with strong interpersonal skills who enjoy working in a delivery focused, agile environment. We’re looking for people who care about technology and know how to make projects succeed. What we value Respect, collaboration and trust are at the core of our culture. We trust each other to do our best work. We believe in our mission and work for the whole population. We can only do that by being an inclusive and diverse organisation.  ***For the full job description please click the apply link***
Rippe & Kingston
Nov 18, 2019
Full-time
Rippe & Kingston is the fastest growing legal tech firm in the U.S. With over 30 years of delivering critical firsts, Rippe is a recognized Tier 1 provider of financial and practice management software to law firms nationwide. Its community now approaches 40,000 members as it continues on its vital mission to ease lawyers’ management burdens and maximize their firm’s performance.   TECHNICAL WRITER   Job Summary Rippe is looking for an experienced Technical Writer to join our fast paced, growing organization. The Technical Writer is responsible for creating end-user documentation, test scripts for validating our software, and release notes for every software release. You will interact with product SME’s, developers and solution consultants to create straight-forward documentation from examples and general product usage to enable our customers to increase product understanding and provide clarity into specific product operations.   Location: Cincinnati, Ohio   Success in this role means you will:   Work with our internal teams to understand their process and documentation requirements Create content that meets company communication standards Create user tutorials Create software release notes for each monthly release   Competencies: Comfortable interfacing with all levels of the organization and does so in a manner that gains confidence and trust Experience working within a complex, dynamic, fast-paced environment Comfortable using various technology platforms and tools Strong initiative and the ability to rise to a challenge Creativity, ambition, drive and ability to learn quickly and adapt to change Highly organized, detail oriented, responsive and persistent   Minimum Qualifications: Bachelors degree in business or computer science / equivalent industry experience 3-5 years experience as a Tech Writer or similar role Understanding of accounting and accounting software preferred Solid working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite Familiarity with the SDLC and general software development  Rippe & Kingston recognizes the importance of taking care of our most valuable assets – our employees. That’s why we not only offer a comprehensive total rewards package but also continuously evaluate our offerings to meet the evolving needs of our workforce. Benefits Include: Affordable and Competitive Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance Plans 401(k) Plan with Match Substantial Paid Time-Off Life, Short-term and Long-term Disability Insurance Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) Adoption Assistance Program Education Assistance Program Employee Assistance Program Learning & Development Courses through a self-paced online, virtual classroom MarketPlace – Discounts on goods and services, identity theft protection, pet health insurance, travel, electronics, gifts, household needs and more!    Work-Life Balance & Culture Generous Paid Time off including Holidays and Personal Days “Saturday Morning” Casual Dress Environment Company Sponsored Charity Events & Local Community Involvement Company headquarters relocated in October 2019 to brand-new, progressive and technology-focused space in centrally located Norwood area of Greater Cincinnati, Ohio. To learn more about Rippe & Kingston and our products, visit our corporate web site at www.rippe.com and follow us on LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter.  All employees must have the ability to document identity and employment eligibility within three (3) days of original appointment as a condition of employment in compliance with Immigration Reform and Control Act requirements.   Rippe & Kingston is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or other legally protected status.      
Government Digital Service The White Chapel Building, 10 Whitechapel High St, London E1 8QS, UK
Nov 05, 2019
Full-time
Who we are   The Government Digital Service (GDS) is part of the Cabinet Office. We lead the digital transformation of the UK government so that it works better for everyone. Our work is user-focused, dynamic and forward-looking, making our organisation an exciting and innovative place to work.  Find out more at the GDS  Blog .  Your role   You’ll lead the strategy and implementation of technology documentation across GDS. The content will help the government continually improve its technical capability and help civil servants across government use products maintained by GDS. You’ll work closely with senior stakeholders and technologists across government, including the Head of Technical Writing. You’ll interview people, research user needs, and oversee the maintenance of GDS’ documentation tools.  You’ll be comfortable working across multiple agile teams, line managing members of the technical writing team, and providing training and support.  The GDS technical writing team has published a  blog post about what it’s like working as a technical writer at GDS .   What you’ll do As a lead technical writer, you’ll  set standards in technical documentation and define standard procedures for using tools, storing and publishing information.  GDS manages its technical documentation using a  ‘docs as code’  approach. You’ll oversee all maintenance of GDS’  documentation tools  and the docs as code process and make recommendations on how to improve existing content.  What we value   Respect, collaboration and trust are at the core of our culture .   We trust each other to do our best work. We believe in our mission and  work for the whole population. We can only do that by being an inclusive and diverse organisation. 
D. E. Shaw Research
Oct 28, 2019
Full-time
D. E. Shaw Research is seeking a Scientific Software Documentation Writer to create, maintain, and improve documentation for internally developed software tools and programs. Responsibilities include gathering necessary technical content from our software team, and writing and organizing documentation to address questions from end users in a clear, concise, and structured manner. This is a unique opportunity to work with our world-class team of computer scientists within a dynamic, interdisciplinary environment. Successful candidates will be creative and independent problem solvers who have excellent communication skills and are extremely detail-oriented.  Ideal candidates will have a background or deep interest in software development and scientific research.  They should have a demonstrated track record of writing and improving technical documentation, and they should be enthusiastic about explaining scientific software tools to scientists.  Some familiarity with Linux/UNIX operating systems and Python or other programming languages is preferred.  This is a part-time limited-term position with an anticipated six-month contract. To submit an application, please use the link provided below: http://www.deshawresearch.com/recruit/jobs/Ads/WriteTheDocs/SSDW D. E. Shaw Research is pursuing long-term projects aimed at achieving major scientific advances in the fields of biochemistry and molecular biology using high-performance computation for molecular dynamics simulation. We are developing multiple generations of the ANTON® special-purpose supercomputer, as well as a variety of simulation tools that run on commodity clusters and GPUs, with the aim of fundamentally transforming the process of drug discovery. D. E. Shaw Research is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to the goal of building a diverse workforce. We welcome inquiries from all exceptionally well-qualified applicants, regardless of race, color, nationality, national or ethnic origin, religion or religious belief, caste, gender, gender identity, pregnancy, caregiver status, age, military service eligibility, veteran status, sexual orientation, marital or civil partner status, disability, or status in any other category protected in this regard by law in any jurisdiction in which the Firm operates.