Technical Writer Student – 4 Month Winter Term
City : Ottawa
Category : Software & Systems
Industry : IT
Employer : BlackBerry
Worker Sub-Type:Student (Fixed Term)
As a member of the QNX Technical Publications Team you will create high-quality written material that makes it easier for customers to develop software using QNX products.
QNX products are designed for embedded systems running in cars, medical devices, railway control applications, and a variety of other safety-critical and mission-critical environments.
The ideal candidate is attentive to detail, experienced writing documentation for developers of embedded systems, and interested in learning about new technologies as well as the people who rely on them.
You will receive advanced training on C, operating systems, and QNX, and be paired with a senior technical writer for mentoring.
Location: Ottawa, Farrar
Length of Term: 4 months with possible extension
Writes user guides, programming guides, reference guides, technical notes, and release notes
Provides helpful, illustrative examples for the engineers who depend on them
Gathers information from source code, design documents, standards, and engineers
SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS
Currently pursuing a post secondary degree in computer science, engineering, or equivalent
Familiar with information architecture, markup languages, source version control, problem reporting, and continuous integration
Good communication skills including verbal, written, and interpersonal
Software readability (C, C++)
Experience with complex systems
Expertise in content discovery, best practices for search, and user experience design
Experience with setting up, maintaining, or redefining documentation toolchains
Coding in Python or Perl to automate testing
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40