Technical Documentation Writer at Abacus Insights

| Greater Boston Area
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Apply if you are…

  • Excited about working with technical staff to make a product easier to use by developing high quality technical documentation for end users
  • Motivated by the challenge of developing clear, intuitive, user-friendly documentation for a technical product and audience
  • Energized about working in a start-up organization building a cloud-native product
  • Motivated to work with a talented team to move the needle on some of the most pressing challenges in healthcare
  • Experienced with organizing and writing documentation using best-in-class authoring tools for enterprise grade software products delivered on the cloud

You should expect to….

  • Determine the needs of end users consuming technical product documentation.
  • Learn the product by using it and talking with product designers and developers.
  • Own the end-to-end production and maintenance of intuitive, high-quality end user documentation and operational procedures and manuals.
  • Maintain a comprehensive library of technical terminology and documentation.
  • Revise and maintain documents per product release requirements and the established SDLC process.
  • Work with sales and marketing colleagues to ensure that the finished documentation meets product requirements.
  • Meet with subject matter experts in order to ensure that specialized topics are appropriately addressed and discussed.
  • Gather usability feedback from customers.
  • Use innovative media and approaches such as pictures, videos and tutorials to increase users’ understanding
  • Identify and select most appropriate medium for the audience, including web-based documentation, mobile accessibility, online and/or video tutorials, and hard copy manuals as needed
  • Review text and terminology within the product to advise on grammar, usage, and consistency
  • Standardize content across platforms and media

Terrific if you have…   

  • Bachelor’s degree in English, Communication, Information Technology or equivalent
  • Strong written communication skills
  • End-user training experience
  • Ability to explain concepts clearly
  • Planning and organization
  • Knowledge of software and computers, experience with Cloud based SaaS environments
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to multitask, work under pressure, and drive your own work
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • JavaLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • AWSLanguages
    • TerraformLanguages
    • GitlabLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries


Up and coming tech area! We are a 5-minute walk from Sullivan Square and have convenient onsite parking. Free access to the on-site gym!

What are Abacus Insights Perks + Benefits

Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Highly diverse management team
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Abacus employees can contribute up to $2750 annually to their Health Care FSA, and up to $5,000 annually to their Dependent Care FSA.
Disability Insurance
Disability insurance covers 60% of annual salary up to $12500 monthly maximum payout.
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
We offer employees Free on-site garage parking.
Pet Friendly
The Abacus office is located in a dog-friendly building.
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
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