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SR&ED / Technical Writer

Job Description

Atimi is currently seeking a Technical Writer for Scientific Research and Experimental Development (SR&ED) and project documentation for a full-time, permanent position for our downtown Vancouver office. The successful candidate will have experience with SR&ED information gathering and documentation, technical writing and editing, and have key strengths in the areas of teamwork, managing commitments, and technical expertise.


  • Provide deliverables and develop standards, processes, and techniques for SR&ED and other incentive programs
  • Perform technical interviews and ensure all essential technical information is gathered for the preparation of technical descriptions
  • Differentiate between routine operations and genuine experimentation in order to identify qualifying activities and projects
  • Stay current with the latest developments and changes with SR&ED and other incentive programs
  • Deliver documentation in the following areas:
  1. Software requirements specifications, user stories, and user journeys
  2. Operations (internal meetings/processes)
  3. End user documentation


  • SR&ED writing experience is a requirement to apply
  • Degree, Diploma, or Certificate in Technical Writing, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or similar field
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Expert knowledge of content development and publication tools, including MS Office and Wikis
  • Thorough understanding and experience with all stages of the software development process, including requirements specification, development, quality assurance, and deployment
  • Demonstrated ability to meet aggressive deadlines while working with multiple projects/stakeholders
  • Contribute to the development of standards, processes, techniques in information development
  • Develop innovative solutions to complex problems that are consistent with the objectives of the functional group
  • Perform your work without significant direction, and exercise latitude in determining objectives and approach for individual projects
  • Experience with project tracking tools, including JIRA and Trello, is an asset
  • Experience in an iOS and/or Android development environment or Mac OS X experience is an asset

This job is open to all candidates in Canada, but preference is given to those who can work out of our Vancouver office. Relocation support is not provided.

Please submit your resume and cover letter for review along with links and/or screenshots to apps/code you have developed by emailing them to  All applications will be reviewed, but only those who are able to demonstrate the right skills will be contacted for an in-person interview.

Why Work of Atimi?

Find the work-life balance you have been craving with a flexible schedule, generous time off and convenient commute to work or option to work from home.  Join a team where fun is encouraged with team building activities and Company events. When you work for us, you can expect generous compensation along with awesome benefits so come to work in your comfy clothes, make yourself a cup of fresh ground coffee, and dive into your amazing career.

About Atimi Software

Hello, we’re Atimi. If you’ve got a smart phone or a computer, you’ve seen our work. You may not know our name, but you use our software – whether it’s on Apple or Android devices; Blackberry or Windows, you’re already familiar with what we do, you just don’t know it yet. We work with high profile companies that want to extend their brand reach. Our clients hire us to do the flagship work for major brands. We know what it takes to get noticed: over 60% of our apps have been featured by Apple in TV ads, iTunes advertising, in-store or in print ads. We work with Fortune 500 companies who want to be recognized for being innovative and want to ensure a true brand experience at every customer touch-point.
Fundamentally, Atimi believes in compensating people based on the value they provide. All of us are evaluated on the core skills we are able to demonstrate when doing our job. Once you demonstrate new skills there’s no reason that shouldn’t be recognized. We want to provide developers with fast moving, cutting edge projects where everybody has a voice and nobody is concerned with ego or internal politics, so all of us are challenged to constantly improve.


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