Technical Writer

Posted 31 May 2022
Job type Contract
DisciplineIT General

Job description

This role is for an IT practitioner with practical experience, who can interpret technical solutions into technical and business documentation. Key responsibilities including but not limited:

  • Review and correct system, process and training documentation from our system build vendor
  • Produce and review the required technical, system, testing, reporting and training documentation
  • Production and review of high level and detailed design and requirements specifications, with input from subject matter specialists.
  • Production and review of QA documentation - software test plans and reports, defect reports
  • Production and review of project artefacts including project plans, and documentation appropriate to the project management and software development methodologies (Waterfall, Agile sprints, etc).
  • Production and review of user documentation - instructional and technical manuals, assessments, installation guides, user manuals and training guides.
  • Production and review of system documentation-product and process documentation appropriate to the software development lifecycle (SDLC), including architecture specifications, process flows, user interface descriptions, glossaries, and dictionaries, for BAU support
  • Contribute to system architecture design and analysis activities Assist with procurement processes and produce necessary technical, approval artefacts

Essential criteria

  • Practitioner experience working with system build vendor technical specialists including, software developers, project managers, system testers, solutions architects, business and systems analysts, and in producing and reviewing content
  • Communication and liaison skills, combined with business and systems architecture and infrastructure experience, and an ability to reach out to stakeholders and subject matter experts
  • Ability to author technical, business and project documentation, progress and exception reports, and procurement specifications
  • Excellent English language, writing, and communication skills.
  • Extensive skills with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Visio to produce documents, presentations, diag


  • Citizen with ability to obtain clearance

To be considered for the role click the 'apply' button or for more information about this and other opportunities please contact Norman Bersabe on +613 9087 4193 or email and quote the above job reference number.

Paxus values diversity and welcomes applications from Indigenous Australians, people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds and people living with a disability. If you require an adjustment to the recruitment process please contact me on the above contact details.