Technical Writer

  • Techlink Systems Inc.
  • San Francisco, CA, USA
  • Apr 08, 2020
Full time Finance Information Technology

Job Description

Techlink Systems Inc., is currently seeking a Technical Writer in San Francisco to join our team! 

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Salary: $140K annually, Full time permanent role

What you’ll do as a Technical Writer:

  • Administer the documentation repository
  • Analyze existing and potential content, focusing on reuse and single-sourcing opportunities
  • Produce high-quality documentation that meets applicable standards and is appropriate for its intended audience
  • Standardize content to meet content, formatting, and template requirements
  • Work with internal teams and subject matter experts to obtain an in-depth understanding of applications/systems/ processes/products and ensure the information is accurately documented
  • Align operational activities with process controls based upon compliance and policy requirements
  • Proactively review work queues, respond to requests in a timely manner, review and resolve assigned requests, and effectively communicate status and resolution details to ensure user satisfaction and productivity
  • Must always be diligent in protecting client data confidentiality, integrity, and availability
  • Demonstrate knowledge of Bank standards and processes
  • Remain informed of job-related issues through networking, training programs, seminars, and trade publications
  • Attend meetings and maintain a flexible work schedule
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as required or assigned by supervisor
  • Complete and adhere to First Republic Bank’s regulatory requirement trainings in a timely manner



You could be a great fit if you have:

  • Bachelor degree in an Information Technology /Computer Science /Engineering/Technical Writing discipline is desired
  • 4+ years of relevant technical writing experience, with experience delivering documentation for an IT or IS organization
  • Experience in Financial Services industry is preferred
  • Knowledge of AWS, Azure, O365
  • Hands on experience with MadCap Flare desired
  • Proficiency with MS Office tools, incl. Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Word and SharePoint
  • Working experience with Enterprise Service Management systems, e.g. ServiceNow preferred
  • Basic understanding of network and system architecture concepts
  • Basic understanding of load balancing, clustering, high availability, and disaster recovery
  • Basic familiarity with the SDLC and software development
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to see the big picture and focus on Continual Service Improvement (CSI)
  • Ability to create documentation that is concise, accurate, and adheres to agreed quality standards
  • Ability to quickly grasp complex technical concepts and make them easily understandable in text and graphical representation
  • Ability to manage multiple activities simultaneously
  • Excellent written skills in English
  • Understanding of core Bank business applications and operations, financial experience is a plus
  • Willingness and ability to adapt to rapid change
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational/project management skills, including the ability to meet deadlines, work in a team environment, follow written policies and procedures, and maintain superior customer service at all times
  • Must exercise a reasonable amount of independent judgment under a minimum of supervision
  • Able to work as a team player and as an individual contributor
  • Provide extraordinary service
  • Further the company culture and values

Job demands:

  • Must be able to review and analyze data reports and manuals; must be computer proficient.
  • Must have excellent communication skills (written, verbal, via telephone or in person)


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