Technical Writer (Contract)

PlayStation Global

Contract Position


This job is for a Technical Writer (Contract) position at Sony Interactive Entertainment in Adelaide, South Australia. The Technical Writer will be responsible for creating and organizing technical documents, manuals, and knowledge base of processes, collaborating with global teams, and ensuring accuracy and consistency of documentation.

What you'll do

  • Assist with the organization, upkeep and creation of internal technical documentation
  • Organize existing documentation
  • Collaborate with key stakeholders
  • Translate or revise detailed documentation into consistent and easy-to-understand 'how-to' styles
  • Provide proactive guidance and support to engineers
  • Draw and maintain relevant diagrams
  • Review and maintain various document and presentation templates


  • BS/BA in Technical Communication, English, Computer Science, or equivalent preferred.
  • 3+ years of relevant experience in a Technical Writing or related role, in addition to an IT, network, software development or related field.
  • Strong general technical skills.
  • Experienced with using Atlassian Confluence and Jira.
  • Familiarity with GitHub/GitLab.
  • Comfortable with using and documenting terminal commands in Unix-like operating systems, software code in code repositories like GitHub and GitLab, and network infrastructure configuration.
  • Working knowledge or general technical understanding of Internet networks, Data Centers and related networks and systems server infrastructure.
  • Familiarity or experience in graphical design, using applications such as Adobe Photoshop or Illustrator.
  • Meticulous, with a sharp eye for grammatical errors and ambiguities.
  • High competency with written and spoken English.
  • Effective communicator and outstanding facilitator for collaborative sessions and stakeholder meetings.
  • Curious, eager to learn, and not afraid to ask questions.
  • Proficient in taking and organizing notes; ready to answer questions on-demand.
  • Experience working alongside global operations teams across different time-zones and countries.
  • Familiarity and/or competency in languages other than English, such as German and Japanese.
  • Professional experience as a Business Systems Analyst.
  • Experience in designing visual assets such as workflow charts, diagrams, banners, images and presentations.


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Australia, Adelaide

Contract Length

Contract duration: On site


The compensation for this position is not listed.


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