IT Technical Writer (m/f/d)

Communication and clearly defined processes are the key to success!

Today, our clients face new challenges in communication and documentation, especially in IT. Our goal is to make our clients more efficient by using the avato Information Management approach. This approach is a combination of methods and technology. Knowledge is captured/created and centralized in a platform, where any stakeholder is provided the knowledge they need. No more, no less.

For exciting internal and externals projects we are looking for your excellent support in technical and smart documentation and knowledge management

Start:     ASAP
Type:     Fulltime
Location: Homeoffice & Alzenau (Germany from time to time)

About the job – what you will make happen

  • Controlling and managing the IT documentation created by IT experts
  • Structuring information and editing comprehensive, technical texts
  • Revision and creation of technical documentation and process documentation in the IT environment (development and operation)
  • Independently adapting  of the layout according to specifications
  • Restructuring of content
  • Cooperation with subject matter experts for content revision

Preferred qualifications

  • Bachelor’s/master’s degree in Documentation, Knowledge Management, Technical Writing, Digital Humanities, Computer Science, Media communications, Media design or similar course of studies
  • Experience as technical or software author/editor or with instruction design
  • Excellent English language skills, written and oral, German language skills are an advantage
  • Experience and affinity with IT technologies
  • Experience in processing and editing technical documentation
  • Basic understanding of user-friendly text design (wording and layout)
  • Organized and structured thinking
  • Interest in technical topics/IT topics
  • Team spirit and excellent communication skills
  • Creative thinking in problem solution


  • Experience with technical documentation/operations in large companies
  • Experience with SQL, Shell-/Unix scripting

Your job at avato – you get excited by

  • Flexibility about the contract (Freelance or permanent employment)
  • Opportunity to contribute ideas
  • Start-up spirit and flat hierarchies
  • Continuous learning
  • Flexible working time models
  • Working remote and on premise


If we piqued your interest, we look forward to your application. Please send your CV/documents, working samples/portfolio including earliest possible starting date and your expected salary or daily rate to our recruiting team at

Your contact person:  Elke Spatz +49 6023 967 497

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