Software technical writer ( remote - contract)

Job Title: Software Technical Writer (Remote- Contract )

Industry: Information Technology

Location: Anywhere in Nigeria

Job Summary: We are looking for a Technical Writer who will be responsible for generating innovative ideas for content while working both independently and collaboratively as part of a team. He/she will research about the products, services, technology or concepts to be documented.


  • Research, outline, write, and edit content, working closely with various departments to understand project requirements
  • Gather information from subject-matter experts and develop, organize, and write procedure manuals, technical specifications, and process documentation
  • Work with development and support leads to identify documentation repositories, revise and edit, and determine best solutions for data compilation and centralized storage
  • Research, create, and maintain information architecture templates that adhere to organizational and legal standards and allow for easy data migration
  • Develop content in alternative media forms for maximum usability, with consistent voice across all documentation
  • Develop comprehensive documentation that meets organizational standards
  • Gain deep understanding of products and services, and translate complex information into simple, polished, engaging content
  • Write user-friendly content that meets the needs of target audience, turning insights into language for user success
  • Develop and maintain detailed database of reference materials, including research, usability tests, and design specifications
  • Evaluate current content and develop innovative methods for improvement.


  • University degree in Computer Science or any field.
  • 2 to 3 years of working experience in technical writing of software documentation
  • Ability to deliver high quality documentation paying attention to detail
  • Ability to quickly grasp complex technical concepts and make them easily understandable in text and pictures
  • Excellent written skills in English
  • Must know javascript, reactjs, nodejs, mysql and mongoDB.
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Basic familiarity with the SDLC and software development
  • Understand and explain complex technical concepts
  • Strong research and analytical skills
  • Ability to undertake multiple projects and deliver on tight deadlines
  • Excellent technical writing skills
  • Excellent verbal communication skills
  • Solid grip on documentation publishing software such as Zendesk Guide, Camtasia, SnagIt, and other software

Salary: N100,000

Method of Application:

Interested persons should send their cv’s using the job title as the subject of their email to [email protected]

Job Type: Contract

Salary: ₦95,000.00 - ₦100,000.00 per month

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Lagos: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Preferred)

Application Question(s):

  • Which of the applications are you good with? Javascript, nodejs, express js, reactjs, mongoDB, css, python, PHP, MySQL.


  • Software technical writing: 2 years (Required)

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