Technical Writer/DITA Specialist

Volt is seeking a Tech Writer / DITA Conversion Specialist for our client in Shakopee, MN


  • Export content from Adobe FrameMaker into XHTML (and eventually DITA) using various scripts.
  • Execute several scripts against converted content to filter out unnecessary elements.
  • Edit DITA files to eliminate remaining content errors.
  • Edit corresponding bookmaps (bookmap shell is automatically generated via script).
  • Conform to standards/processes for content structure and related infrastructure.
  • Communicate effectively in oral and written exchanges among internal and external colleagues.
  • Assist team members as needed.


The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

  • Experience using structured authoring writing principles
  • Experience creating and editing content using XML and DITA
  • Minimum of 2 years' experience using Oxygen (or comparable such as Oasis) authoring tool
  • Work effectively in and collaborate with cross-functional teams, both in person and via web meetings
  • Must have the following: strong communication skills, passion for learning, knowledge of technical documentation standards and best practices.


  • Experience with Adobe FrameMaker (versions 11-15)
  • 5+ years of Technical Writing experience

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer