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Technical Writer

Zoot Enterprises, Inc.
Bozeman, MT 59718
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Zoot Enterprises is currently accepting applications for a Technical Writer. The Technical Writer position within the Software Development Organization focuses on understanding and communicating all facets of Zoots Core Software. The Technical Writer works with technical experts across the Software organization as well as other Subject Matter experts to gain the necessary technical understanding to define and document core software requirements, current state, reference information, and support documentation. This position reports to the Core Software Integration group and works with other software groups to ensure core software documentation related to each software group is updated and organized.




The Software Development Organization is composed of teams that are responsible for the development of Zoots core software. This organization develops software solutions for configuring Zoots systems, delivering high quality, production ready software for deployment to, monitoring of and configuration of Zoots software and systems through the regions.


 


Essential Job Functions:



  • Responsible for creating and maintaining appropriate requirements document, user manuals, release notes, current state, support documents and other documentation related to the Zoots core software.

  • Proficiently manage documentation with desktop publishing software and Zoots internal wiki, as well as Microsoft office products.

  • Obtain and maintain working knowledge of the technical aspects of Zoots software.

  • Proactively obtain technical understanding of Zoots software by reading current documentation, hands on usage, and interviewing software developers, technical experts, project management, and other subject matter experts.

  • Observe production, developmental, and experimental activities to determine operating procedure and detail.

  • Organize material and complete writing and editing assignments according to set standards regarding order, clarity, conciseness, style, and terminology.

  • Maintain records and files of work and revisions.

  • Edit, standardize, or make changes to material prepared by other writers or establishment personnel.

  • Select photographs, drawings, sketches, diagrams, and charts to illustrate material.

  • Study drawings, specifications, mock-ups, and product samples to integrate and delineate technology, operating procedure, and production sequence and detail.

  • Support multiple groups within the software organization, responding to given priorities. Completing deliverables within an established project plan coordinated by project manager.

  • Achieve a service-focused culture with emphasis on delivering on-time, high-quality products and services to internal and external customers.

  • Other duties as assigned it is understood that this list of major duties and responsibilities is not an inclusive list and that other duties and responsibilities, which may include helping others in the same or different departments, may be assigned by supervision.



Education, Training, and Experience Requirements:



  • Bachelor Degree in Technical Communication, English, or related field required.

  • 5+ years of experience in a writing or technical field required.

  • Ability to convey complex technical information in a concise manner.

  • Ability to work with Zoot subject matter experts to gather technical information and interpret it for others to understand.

  • Highly organized and detail oriented.

  • Experience with Adobe RoboHelp or similar document publisher is preferred.





Physical Requirements




  • All positions at Zoot require the ability to move about inside an office environment which includes the operation of computers and other office productivity machinery and frequently communicates with other employees, clients, vendors, and visitors.

  • This position specifically requires long periods of sitting at a computer workstation.




Working Conditions



  • This position will take place primarily in an office setting.

  • This position will require travel 0% of the time.

     



Zoot Benefits

 


- Proudly based in beautiful Bozeman, Montana


- Casual Attire

- Bring Your Well Behaved Dog


- On-site Child Care Center


- Flexible Work Schedule


- On-site Cafeteria

- Espresso & Snack Bar

- On-site Fitness Center & Fitness Classes


- Private Disc Golf Course

- Underground Parking


- Paid Vacation, Sick Leave, & Holidays

- 401(k) with Generous Company match


- Health, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Short Term & Long Term Disability

- Fun Committee and Family Friendly Events

- Wellness Committee dedicated to Health, Fitness, & Nutrition




For over 25 years, Zoot Enterprises has been a global provider of advanced origination, acquisition, and decision management solutions. Our customer-centric tools and services enable Zoot's clients to add value and differentiation, while providing nimble, scalable solutions for specific business objectives.  





 


A leader in the fintech industry, Zoot provides a cloud based secure processing environment that delivers millisecond real-time decisions, accessing hundreds of cutting edge data sources to help reduce risk and increase conversions.  



 


Zoot Enterprises, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and as such, affirms the right of every person to participate in all aspects of employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other protected characteristic.  If you are interested in applying for employment and need special assistance or an accommodation to apply for this posted position, contact our Human Resources Department via phone at 406-586-5050 or e-mail at jobs@zootweb.com.


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Posted: 2020-10-06 Expires: 2020-11-05

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