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Documentation (DITA) Specialist

Sunnyvale, CA
Amick Brown is seeking an experienced Documentation (DITA) Specialist for our direct client.
Location: Sunnyvale, CA
Duration: 11 Months

  • The ideal candidate is well-versed in DITA and content management technologies.
  • The Documentation Tools Specialist has experience working in a tool-based infrastructure to support documentation development processes.
  • Experience with translation is preferred.
Roles & Responsibilities
  • The responsibilities and duties of this role include, but not limited to the following:
  • Provide support to develop Instructions for Use (IFU) and localized technical content that meet business objectives, while also enforcing quality, content structure, version control, change control, and publishing strategies that support multiple deliverables, languages, and formats
  • Support content developers and Component Content Management System (cCMS) admin by troubleshooting and resolving issues identified in authoring tools and the cCMS
  • Integrate content development with existing technologies and adapt processes to align with them
  • Work with customized DITA stylesheets and provide recommendations to support automation and processes
  • Provide tool training and support for content developers in the design, development, and practice of structured authoring
  • Perform other duties and assignments as requested to assist in the overall function and productivity of the department
Required Skills
  • 3+ years working with documentation and publishing tools
  • Bachelor’s degree in information sciences or English preferred
  • Solid understanding of DITA semantics, taxonomy, and search technologies
  • Familiarity with localization tools and processes preferred
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and assignments concurrently while maintaining high levels of quality and effectiveness
  • Excellent collaborative problem solving skills
  • Proven experience supporting an XML authoring environment and a DITA CMS
  • Experience in DITA customization including implementing constraints and customizations
  • Extensive experience with one or more of the following technologies: Arbortext Editor, XMetal, Oxygen XML Editor and easy DITA
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills across global and cultural diverse teams required
  • Ability to work well independently and with team required
  • Highly organized and ability to prioritize required
  • Experience with medical devices and FDA regulated environment highly preferred
Amick Brown is an Information Technology consulting company specializing in ERP, Data Analytics, Information Security, Application Development, Networking, and Cloud Computing. The company was founded in 2010 and is headquartered in San Ramon, California.

Regular full-time employees are eligible for the following Amick Brown provided benefits: 
  • Health
  • Vision
  • Dental
  • 401k with company match
  • Paid time off
  • Sick Leave
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Life Insurance
  • Wellness & Discount Programs


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