Technical Writer - Specifications

Alliances Management Consulting Inc. · Jul 12th 2017

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The Technical Writer - Specifications will support Alliances Management clients by producing high-quality documentation that is appropriate for its intended audience, working with internal and external teams on process and policy documentation, and acting as editor when changes are needed or new versions of documents are released.

A successful applicant will be an experienced Technical Writer who is responsible for creating high-quality technical documentation, is able to explain complex technical information in a clear and concise manner, and is able to conduct document reviews with stakeholders.

Requirements & Skills:

  • Experience in technical writing and editing of Technical Standards and/or Technical Specifications
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to explain technical information clearly
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Knowledge of HTML and Markdown
  • Experience with Git and GitHub
  • Ability to multitask and handle several projects simultaneously
  • Comfort operating in a fast-paced, highly technical environment
  • Ability to work well in a “matrix” organization that requires answering to different managers and working with individuals across different parts of the company
  • Familiarity and experience working with business professionals from different cultural backgrounds
  • Extreme attention to detail
  • Positive attitude and a team player—both with managers and colleagues

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Preferred Skills:

  • Experience in technical writing and editing of Operational Policy and Process Documentation
  • Experience working in a member-driven organization, where member working groups are the primary stakeholder for written deliverables
  • Knowledge of Structured XML or LaTeX
  • Project Management experience
  • Degree in English, Communications, or Engineering

As Alliances Management is a virtual company, all employees work from home.  The Technical Writer will do the same while employed by Alliances Management, based in Silicon Valley, California.  In order to meet company requirements to manage client projects, the selected candidate will ordinarily need to work U.S. hours (8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. U.S. Pacific Time); however, there will be times when it will be critical to work alternative hours in order to meet client expectations.


About Alliances Management

Alliances Management is an association management and consulting company with professionals located throughout the United States and satellite offices in Europe and Asia.  We fulfill high-profile functions for international clients, including EMVCo and GlobalPlatform in the association space and eBay and Visa in the private sector.  We have grown tenfold since our inception in 2006 because of our unwavering commitment to excellence.  Our services include development of international programs, management of global events, financial management, and implementation of certification programs.


We are interested in hiring only candidates with extremely high standards and who believe that client satisfaction is essential not only in its own right, but also because it will bring long-term success to Alliances Management.


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To apply: Qualified candidates should send a resume and a customized introductory letter (which we really do read) to In the body of your letter, explain why you are the right candidate for the opportunity. Please be specific. Please also include salary history/expectations, any additional information you would like us to know, and any questions that you have.

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