Technical Writer

Job ID: 277843    Posted 2 months ago

Chicago, Illinois


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Job Details

IDR is seeking a contract Technical Writer to join one of our top clients for an hybrid opportunity in Chicago, IL! If you are looking for an opportunity to join a large organization and work within an ever-growing team-oriented culture, please apply today!


Position Overview for the Technical Writer:


  • Develop and maintain a variety of technical documents, including user manuals, installation guides, release notes, API documentation, and troubleshooting guides.
  • Collaborate with software developers and subject matter experts to gather information and understand technical concepts to create accurate and relevant documentation.
  • Structure documentation in a logical and user-friendly manner, making complex technical information understandable to a non-technical audience.
  • Keep documentation up-to-date with product changes and improvements, ensuring that all information remains accurate and relevant.
  • Work closely with software developers, product managers, and subject matter experts to produce high-quality technical documentation.



Required Skills for the Cybersecurity Technical Writer:

  • Bachelor's degree in a relevant field (e.g., English, Technical Writing, Computer Science) or equivalent work experience.
  • Proven experience as a technical writer in the software industry, with a strong portfolio of published documentation.
  • Proficiency in using documentation tools and software, such as Microsoft Word, Adobe Acrobat, and content management systems.
  • Strong understanding of software development concepts and the ability to explain complex technical information in a clear and concise manner.


What’s in it for you?

  • Competitive compensation package
  • Full Benefits; Medical, Vision, Dental, and more!
  • Opportunity to get in with an industry-leading organization
  • Close-knit and team-oriented culture


Why IDR?

  • 20+ Years of Proven Industry Experience in 4 major markets
  • Employee Stock Ownership Program
  • Dedicated Engagement Manager who is committed to you and your success
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance
  • ClearlyRated’s Best of Staffing® Client and Talent Award winner 10 years in a row

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Why Us?

IDR has been in business for over 25 years and offers access to hundreds of companies across the country to work for. For many of the contractors that work for us, there are some unique benefits to being a part of the IDR team. One specific benefit is that we believe our contractors are part of something bigger than yourself. We are an employee-owned company and in an ESOP (Employee Stock Ownership Plan), as the share price of our company grows, so does your equity in our company. Our contractors, as well as our internal employees, can participate in this plan after one year of service. In addition to joining our ESOP program, you will also receive weekly pay, 401k access, and access to three different benefit plans that cover 50% of the individual premiums along with access to unlimited behavioral health sessions with a licensed counselor.

About Us

IDR, Inc. is an award-winning, employee-owned staffing firm with headquarters in Alpharetta, GA and offices in the Nashville, Dallas, and Denver markets. Founded in 1998, IDR has grown to serve businesses and professionals across industries including IT, healthcare, accounting and finance, government services, and professional services. Recognized for our expertise and the high-touch approach of our Engagement Management Program, IDR continues to build rewarding partnerships with companies and consultants. Our best-in-class service has earned IDR ClearlyRated’s Best of Staffing Client and Talent awards for ten consecutive years, in addition to awards from Staffing Industry Analysts and Best and Brightest Companies to Work For. With our commitment to empowering talent and developing leaders, we’re passionate about what we do and how we do it, and we look forward to working with you.