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Contract Technical Author

Job description

Spectrum IT's Southampton Client are a pioneering wireless technology business and due to project & clientele expansion they are looking to recruit an experienced Contract Technical Author to join them on an initial 3 month contract. This is an Inside IR35 role with hybrid working. Due to the technical and shared knowledge requirements, this role would be based onsite at the Southampton office 3 days per week.

As the Contract Technical Author you will focus on producing a technical software/company based User Guide for a specific connectivity technology subject. The User Guide will be centralised on a high-reliability software for 5G connectivity and expand on the current inhouse technical documents which have been previously written for an existing partner business. The role will see you will expand the knowledge beyond a purely technical audience, translate technical understanding and "fill gaps" by gaining understanding from the wider technical team.


  • Source information from multiple documents
  • Remove the partner specific references
  • Fill in the gaps - for a less knowledgeable audience
  • Talk with engineers to further fill in the gaps
  • Review the document with the engineering team, and less-informed engineering/ support/ marketing staff

If you have experience writing/authoring technical IT software based documents and creating details technical user guides - This could be the role for you.

Please note, candidates must be within a commutable distance of the Southampton office to be considered.

Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Limited is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.