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Technical Writer Resume

Germantown, MD

SUMMARY:

  • More than twelve years of work as a technical writer in high - tech companies.
  • Ability to learn new technology quickly and translate highly technical language into easy-to-understand concepts.
  • Expertise in a wide range of end-user, marketing and compliance documentation.
  • Ability to manage all documentation needs of a company and meet tight deadlines, producing high-quality work.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Technical Areas: Internet technology, telecommunications, software and hardware, development/test/build engineering, technical, network security, content management systems, Agile software development, online help programming and information design, Web management.

Documentation: end-user, marketing, compliance, development, graphic design, , grant proposals, scientific articles, online help.

Tools: Microsoft Office, FrameMaker, Agile, Acrobat Pro, RoboHelp, Visio, Google Docs, Dreamweaver, PhotoShop, Corel PaintShop Pro, HTML, XML, Magic ISO.

Operating Systems: Windows, mac OS, Linux.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Technical Writer

Confidential, Germantown, MD

Responsibilities:

  • Sole technical writer in a vibrant engineering division of a large telecommunications company.
  • Fulfilled all documentation needs for several software and hardware product lines.
  • Used Frame Maker, Word, PDF and HTML to write, update and publish multiple end-user, marketing and compliance documents per product release.
  • Managed translations of large documents into foreign languages.

Assistant Professor

Confidential, College Park, MD

Responsibilities:

  • Research, teaching and administrative work.

Senior Technical Writer

Confidential, San Jose, CA

Responsibilities:

  • Wrote and updated software User Guides for routers.
  • Worked closely with the engineering teams in a big and fast-paced writing department.
  • Facilitated exchange of ongoing development information among engineers and writers.
  • Met difficult and rapidly changing deadlines.
  • Received multiple s and quarterly bonuses.

Senior Technical Writer

Confidential, San Jose, CA

Responsibilities:

  • Created a writing department for Efficient Networks, a successful small telecommunications company that was later acquired by Confidential .
  • Created and updated all online and hard-copy customer documentation.
  • Analyzed competitors' marketing to design and build a context-sensitive online help for multiple projects.
  • Programmed the interface of software applications according to customers' specifications.
  • Worked with development, test, and customer support engineers in California, Texas, and India.
  • Managed translation projects.
  • Received quarterly bonuses.

Freelance Medical Grants Editor

Confidential, Stanford, CA

Responsibilities:

  • Proofread and edited interdisciplinary grant proposals with multiple authors in medicine (radiation oncology, and hematology), applied mathematics, and biology.
  • Prepared medical proposals for submission to the Confidential .

Technical Writer

Confidential, Milpitas, CA

Responsibilities:

  • Sole technical writer in a large corporate and manufacturing division.
  • Managed all technical writing projects.
  • Converted highly-technical data into clear, easy-to-understand end-user documentation.
  • Researched scientific materials and edited scientific papers for publication.

Grant Writer/Teaching Assistant

Confidential, Stanford, CA

Responsibilities:

  • Taught Russian language and literature classes and wrote multiple grant proposals Confidential Center for Russian and East European Studies Grant, Confidential Graduate Research Opportunities Fellowship, Confidential Graduate Fellowship.

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