Technical WriterLocation: TelfordInitial Duration: 6 MonthsIn scope IR35 As a Technical Writer, you will develop technical content to help us improve the way we share technical knowledge and expertise. You will work alongside content designers, interaction designers, user researchers, product managers and business analysts to create documentation and technical information. You will be comfortable working across multiple teams, while writing on a range of different subjects, from the highly technical to the more general. You'll be part of our active and supportive design community. Tasks:Create new content for technologists inside and outside government, such as: documentation for developers on how a product works and technical guidance on how to approach common problems.Become familiar with existing technical content and make recommendations on how it can be improved.Understand the gov.uk style and align content appropriately.Work with technical and process experts to get an in-depth understanding of relevant programmes, projects and topicsCollaborate with user researchers to develop a detailed knowledge of user needsRun workshops and collaborate with technical and design colleaguesWork with content designers to ensure there's a consistent approach to content in the user journeyContribute to the technical writer community across governmentWrite and maintain documentation including information about apis and securityEnsure that documentation meets user needs for all user profilesHelp to plan, and attend user research and feedback relevant information to the development team Technical Skills:At least a basic understanding of HTML and CSSExtensive experience of technical writing for the web, with proven ability to create content that is accessible and usable for the target audienceAn understanding of usability and interaction designExperience of needs analysis Business Skills:Detailed understanding of Systems Life Cycles, in particular the requirements and analysis phasesStrong communications, ability to build and maintain good Client relationshipsPresentation skills to development areas and to client base Suitable candidates should submit their CV in the first instance.