STC Manitoba

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Technical Writer Needed for Scientific Research and Experimental Development

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The Role

Atimi is currently seeking a Technical Writer for Scientific Research and Experimental Development (SR&ED) and project documentation for a full-time, permanent position for our downtown Vancouver office. The successful candidate will have experience with SR&ED information gathering and documentation, technical writing and editing, and have key strengths in the areas of teamwork, managing commitments, and technical expertise.

The Work

Atimi Software Inc. is one of the leading independent mobile software professional service companies in North America. We work for a variety of clients with a number of highly prestigious Fortune 1000 companies among them. The work is varied, challenging but never boring!

Responsibilities

  • Provide deliverables and develop standards, processes, and techniques for SR&ED and other incentive programs
  • Perform technical interviews and ensure all essential technical information is gathered for the preparation of technical descriptions
  • Differentiate between routine operations and genuine experimentation in order to identify qualifying activities and projects
  • Stay current with the latest developments and changes with SR&ED and other incentive programs
  • Deliver documentation in the following areas:
    • Software requirements specifications, user stories, and user journeys
    • Operations (internal meetings/processes)
    • End user documentation

Required Skills

  • SR&ED writing experience is a requirement to apply
  • Degree, Diploma, or Certificate in Technical Writing, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or similar field
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Expert knowledge of content development and publication tools, including MS Office and Wikis
  • Thorough understanding and experience with all stages of the software development process, including requirements specification, development, quality assurance, and deployment
  • Demonstrated ability to meet aggressive deadlines while working with multiple projects/stakeholders
  • Contribute to the development of standards, processes, techniques in information development
  • Develop innovative solutions to complex problems that are consistent with the objectives of the functional group
  • Perform your work without significant direction, and exercise latitude in determining objectives and approach for individual projects.
  • Experience with project tracking tools, including JIRA and Trello, is an asset
  • Experience in an iOS and/or Android development environment or Mac OS X experience is an asset

To Apply

If this sounds like you, send us your resume to jobs@atimi.com clearly indicating how you are the right person for the job.

Why Work for Atimi?

Find the work-life balance you have been craving with a flexible schedule, generous time off and convenient commute to work or option to work from home. Join a team where fun is encouraged with team building activities and Company events. When you work for us, you can expect to work in a first class office with beautiful views of the downtown core. You can also expect generous compensation along with awesome benefits so come to work in your comfy clothes, make yourself a cup of fresh ground coffee, and dive into your amazing career.

About Us

Hello, we’re Atimi. If you’ve got a smartphone or a computer, you’ve seen our work. You may not know our name, but you use our software- whether it’s on Apple or Android devices; BlackBerry or Windows Phone, you’re already familiar with what we do, you just don’t know it yet. We work with high profile companies that want to extend their brand reach. Our clients hire us to do the flagship work for major brands. We know what it takes to get noticed: over 70% of our apps have been featured by Apple in TV ads, iTunes advertising, in-store or in print ads. We work with Fortune 500 companies who want to be recognized for being innovative and want to ensure a true brand experience at every customer touch-point. Some of these clients include Warner Bros, the New York Times, The NYSE, P90X, HBO, ESPN, and the Chicago Blackhawks.

Please Note: This position is only available to residents of Vancouver and relocating Canadian residents, and not open to international applicants.

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