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Senior Science/Technical Writer

Employer
AIR Worldwide is now part of Verisk Analytics.
Location
Boston, Massachusetts
Closing date
Jul 28, 2022
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Senior Science/Technical Writer

Verisk Extreme Events Solutions is seeking a science/technical writer for our Model Documentation Team. Verisk develops catastrophe models that help insurers prepare for the financial impacts of natural and man-made catastrophic events before they occur. Our Model Documentation Team produces content that describes how the models work and the science behind them.

Daily responsibilities

  • In collaboration with Verisk scientists and engineers, write and update technical documentation that describes and interprets complex scientific and engineering concepts  
     
  • Quality-control model output data and statistics for completeness  
     
  • Write in DITA using Oxygen XML Author  

Qualifications

  • 2-5 years of experience in science writing/technical documentation  
     
  • Ability to translate highly technical material into language that is accessible to a broad audience  
     
  • Detail-oriented, with exceptional structuring, writing, editing, proof-reading, and verbal skills  
     
  • Ability to interview technical staff to obtain information  
     
  • Enthusiastic and resourceful 
     
  • Curious mind and an affinity for learning 

Education and training

Degree in Meteorology, Geology, Engineering, or Mathematics, or a degree in English, Journalism, Technical and/or Professional Writing, with physical science coursework and/or science writing experience. Advanced degree is a plus.

 

If considered, applicant must complete a short writing exercise.

Apply via Verisk.com or SmartRecruiters (https://smrtr.io/9FzFC).  

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