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Technical Writer

Technical Writer Job Description

What does a Technical Writer do?

Technical writers research and write specialized materials such as technical documents, journal articles, release notes, and instruction manuals. Other documents they may create include user guides, integration guides, API developer guides, installation/configuration instructions, and system operations.  

They also develop, gather, and disseminate technical information among clients, users, designers, and developers. Technical Writers usually collaborate with developers, quality engineers, product managers, and usability experts. 

Other job titles for Technical Writer

Writer, Documentation Writer, Technical Content Developer

Technical Writer Salary in the Philippines

How much does a Technical Writer make?

The average monthly salary of a Technical Writer in Philippines ranges between Php 0 - Php 0 (median: Php 0).

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Technical Writer Skills & Qualifications

Qualifications

Prior writing experience, an understanding of publishing and document control, good organizational skills, and high attention to detail. Technical writers may also be tasked with formulating and revising templates as well as creating diagrams and sketches.

Skills required

Familiarity with the Software Development Life Cycle (SLDC) and software development

Experience with XML tools to create documentation

Writing

Reporting

Organization skills

Detail-oriented

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