Junior Technical writer
Matrox Imaging

 
Position Overview
handshake logo Permanent Full Time
location icon Dorval, Quebec

Job Title: Junior Technical writer
Category: Technical Writing
 

Description

Do you have very strong English writing skills, a passion for technology, possess a good understanding of programming, and enjoy learning? Whether you are looking for experience in an engineering environment, prefer writing to programming or looking to become a technical writer, this might be your ideal position.

Summary

Technical writers in Matrox's Imaging division are responsible for documenting Matrox Imaging's various hardware products, the Matrox Imaging Library (MIL) and Matrox Design Assistant (DA). Using their programming and technical expertise, they document reference material, concepts and processes. Technical writers benefit from learning and working on multiple aspects of a product, obtaining a global view of the product.

Responsibilities

  • Update the function reference and user guide of MIL and of Matrox DA with new functionalities;
  • Learn about the new functionality and the underlying concepts, to provide good explanations;
  • Write clear and concise descriptions in English, paying attention to missing information, detail, flow, grammar, and consistency;
  • Illustrate concepts using basic drawings, and possibly animated GIFs and 3D drawings;
  • Communicate with developers and other teams to clarify information that needs to be documented and/or elaborated.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, or related field;
  • Knowledge of C, C++, C#, Java, Python, or related language;
  • Excellent written and oral English communication skills. Preferably with some knowledge of French;
  • Good deduction skills and ability to grasp technical concepts quickly;
  • Attentive to detail and consistency;
  • Ability to work under pressure, multi-task, and manage priorities;
  • Good interpersonal skills;
  • Asset: 3D modeling skills;
  • Note: No experience required.


Standard of Performance

  • Submit work that has been well thought out and technically and grammatically accurate. Understand what is being documented, ask questions during the process to clarify any uncertainty.

Key Words

  • Technical writing, knowledge of programming/software development/computer hardware, engineering, 3D, automation, machine vision.

Benefits and work environment

As a new member of our team, you will be given the opportunity and tools to be successful in a challenging yet rewarding position.

Our benefits plan and work environment aim to provide our employees with a healthy balance and quality of work life. We offer:

  • Group insurance plan;
  • Training and tuition reimbursement;
  • On site access to sports and recreational facilities (gym, pool, basketball courts, hockey rink, yoga classes, walking trails);
  • Fully-stocked cafeteria and access to BBQs and terrace;
  • On site, company-subsidized daycare and camp programs;
  • Flexible working schedule and summer hours;
  • Free and abundant onsite parking; access to forthcoming REM line.


Submit Application

Interested in the job? Find out if you are qualified for this position at Matrox by submitting your resume. Please include a cover letter and a copy of your transcripts. You can also send us your resume by mail or fax.

 
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Matrox is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to affirmative action and workforce diversity.