Contract Technical Writer through Mindex Technologies, Rochester NY

Mindex Technologies, a Rochester TOP 100 company, is looking to hire a Technical Writer on a contract basis.  The selected candidate should have greater than 5 years of Technical Writing experience, have a passion for learning new things and a proven track record of coming up to speed in different business & technology verticals.  A financial background is a plus.

  • Knowledge in the cataloging and use of knowledge base systems and knowledge management practices
  • Working knowledge of tagging for optimized search engine results
  • RightAnswers platform experience preferred but not required
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office products, desktop publishing and illustration, and sound editing.
  • Experience with content developers, subject matter experts, and architects for drafting, documenting publishing technology standards
  • Basic web page design and creation required
  • Understanding of good relational database structure and principles of normalization. Experience writing SQL statements and expertise in Microsoft Access.
  • Experience authoring in HTML and XML.
  • Proficient in Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, and Audition, with some experience in Flash.
  • Some experience and knowledge of 4GL and web languages such as .NET, Visual Basic, Java, JSP, ASP.NET preferred
  • Administrative knowledge of and experience with Wiki engines
  • Experience documenting technical customer and developer materials
  • Ability to design, implement, and maintain wiki namespaces and pages
  • Ability to migrate legacy documents to wiki
  • Ability to architect scalable wiki namespaces and page linking layouts
  • Ability to create wiki templates
  • Ability to fully utilize tagging and labeling wiki functionalities
  • Excellent writing and communication skills
  • Understanding of software development life cycle

If interested, please email Alan Ebertz @ Mindex Technologies, a copy of your resume with daytime contact information.