Contract IT Technical Writer – Client of Noramtec Consultants – Schenectady NY

Work Type:

Contractor – 1 year contract

Employment Type:



IT Technical Writer

Career Level:

Experienced (Non-Manager)


Schenectady, NY



Highest Education:

Associate Degree

% of Travel:


If interested please contact Kristi Tarwacki: 585-441-9841 or


Our client is looking for a Technical Writer to join their team on a 1 year contract position. The ideal candidate will need to complete the following goals:

  • Document legacy codebase and DB structure.
  • Run tools to get a baseline of code size, complexity, test coverage. Report-out findings for baseline.
  • Interview product owner to understand system architecture and components.
  • Create overview of components
  • Document list of components/tools
  • Document (diagram) interactions and data flows between tools
    • Process flow diagram
    • Sequence diagrams
    • Document Message queues
    • Document data flow from Data Loader(s) to persistence in data storage layer
      • Document existing codebase:
      • Document Java packages and classes; add javadoc comments, generate javadoc  documentation
      • Document Object model; Create UML class diagrams
      • Document Data Access Objects – DB table associations, SQL queries used
      • Create documentation on web services that are exposed.
        • Create Database Documentation
        • List and Describe DB Schemas Used
        • Create ER Diagrams
        • Create Data Dictionary –
          • Describe Tables and fields
          • Document constraints
          • Document Stored Procedures, Sequences, Triggers
  • All documentation to be organized and stored on project’s Confluence site.
  • Participate in Agile scrum meetings–daily standups, reviews & retrospectives,  and planning.


  • Self-directed, detail oriented
  • Programming experience desired
  • Languages: Java, SQL
  • Tools: SVN, Oracle DB, Eclipse, Jira, Confluence, Gliffy, Visio


Kristi Tarwacki

The Noramtec Consultants Inc.

208 Mill St.; 1st  Floor

Rochester, NY 14614

Rochester Office: (585) 777-4040 ext. 141

Rochester Direct Line: (585) 441-9841


Hours: Monday-Tuesday 8am-7pm / Wednesday-Friday 8am-5pm EST