Job Opening--Sacramento, CA

Subject: Job Opening--Sacramento, CA
From: "Dave L. Meek's User Account" <dave -at- ROGUE -dot- DISC-SYNERGY -dot- COM>
Date: Thu, 18 May 1995 16:25:07 -0700

Job Opening

Position: Technical Writer

Description: Join team of five writers to develop printed or online software
documentation by planning projects; writing, editing, and formatting text; and
creating graphics.

Responsibilities include:
*Attending project team meetings.
*Creating and updating documentation plans.
*Following the documentation department's written style guide and procedural
*Writing and updating technical and end-user manuals and other printed
*Producing graphics using computer drawing packages and screen capture.
*Formatting and laying out text and graphics.
*Indexing manuals.
*Writing and developing online help.
*Serving as a support writer for some projects by editing the work of the
writer or providing other assistance as needed.
*Occasionally editing and proofreading online release notes, marketing
materials, training materials, and business correspondence.

Software: We currently use Word for Windows, Ventura Publisher, Hijaak,
Visio, andWindows Help Compiler. We will be moving to FrameMaker within
the next two months.

Qualifications: The ideal candidate should:
*Have 2-5 years experience in writing computer software documentation
(experience with end-user accounting application manuals a plus).
*Possess excellent writing skills.
*Pay careful attention to detail.
*Communicate effectively verbally as well as on paper.
*Work well on a team and independently.
*Be organized and manage and prioritize multiple projects.
*Take constructive criticism and offer it when appropriate.

About DISC: DISC was founded in 1976 and has 65 employees. Its software
product line includes a business programming language (DBL, ANS DIBOL
compiler), windowing tools, a data dictionary, report writer, and configuration
management system.

Deadline: Friday, May 25

To apply, send resume to:
Documentation Manager
11070 White Rock Road, Ste 210
Rancho Cordova, CA 95670

Or send fax or email to:
Fax: (916) 635-6549
E-mail: natalie -at- disc-synergy -dot- com

Dave Meek

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