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  • Senior Technical Writer (STW), Technical Writer (TW), and Associate Technical Writer - Trainee (ASTW)

    Technical Writer
    11 Feb 2014
    Experience -

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    About Aptean

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    More than 9,000 customers\r\naround the world rely on Aptean (www.aptean.com) to\r\ngive them a competitive edge. By providing innovative, industry-driven\r\nenterprise application software, Aptean helps businesses to satisfy their\r\ncustomers, operate most efficiently, and stay at the forefront of their\r\nindustry.

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    With extensive knowledge and\r\nclear technology leadership in focused industries, Aptean products enable\r\ncustomers to transition from being merely competitive, to becoming market\r\nleaders. This competitive edge - The Aptean Edge - is born from solutions\r\nreflecting industry best practices, and services that are specifically focused\r\non helping customers meet their individual business goals, profitably.

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    To meet its need to cater to\r\nrapidly increasing product deployment across geographies and to ensure customer\r\ndelight, Aptean is hiring accomplished technical writing professionals who are\r\nwilling to take up challenging assignments and excel in demonstrating quality\r\ndocumentation deliveries.

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    Job\r\ntitle:\r\n                              \r\nSenior Technical Writer (STW), Technical Writer (TW), and Associate Technical\r\nWriter - Trainee (ASTW).

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    Number\r\nof positions:\r\n            \r\nMultiple

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    Role:\r\n                                   \r\nIndividual contributors

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    Location:\r\n                             \r\nBangalore

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    Employment\r\ntype:\r\n                \r\nPermanent

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    Education:\r\n                           \r\nGraduation in any discipline that provides a strong foundation in written\r\ncommunication, a strong command of the English language, and an aptitude for\r\nlearning technical concepts.

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    Experience (preferably in\r\nproduct development companies):

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    STW:                                    \r\nSix plus years

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    TW:                                      \r\nThree to five years

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    ASTW:                                  \r\nNone to one year                                                                         \r\n

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    Responsibilities:

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    ·        \r\nDesign, develop, and write technical product documentation\r\naccording to Aptean standards for a variety of audiences.

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    ·        \r\nWork with the Documentation Manager and project leadership teams\r\nto schedule and track individual documentation milestones.

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    ·         Support\r\nthe documentation development life cycle (DDLC) and contribute to the\r\ndevelopment of internal documentation standards and methodology.

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    ·        \r\nWork proactively with project teams to ensure that product\r\ndocumentation is technically accurate, comprehensive, and in conformance with\r\nAptean documentation and MSTP standards.

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    ·        \r\nCoordinate with reviewers to ensure that all documentation\r\ndeliverables meet requirements for developmental edits, copyedits, and\r\nproofing.

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    ·        \r\nParticipate in Scrum meetings, development design reviews,\r\nquality assurance test plan reviews, documentation reviews, and other DDLC,\r\nSDLC, and DCOE best practices.

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    ·        \r\nWork with project leadership to schedule and track documentation\r\nmilestones, and ensure that the documentation is developed and delivered\r\naccording to the established schedule.

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    ·        \r\nWrite documentation plans and other project documents that\r\nsupport content development throughout the DDLC.

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    ·        \r\nCreate and maintain online Help, quick reference guides,\r\ninstallation guides, system administration guides, developer reference guides,\r\nrelease notes, database schemas, and other such product documentation\r\ndeliverables.

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    Tools proficiency

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    ·        \r\nAdobe Acrobat

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    ·        \r\nAdobe FrameMaker

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    ·        \r\nMicrosoft Office

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    ·        \r\nSnagIt

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    Nice-to-have skills

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    ·        \r\nKnowledge of ERP and/or CRM

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    ·        \r\nMadCap Flare

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    ·        \r\nTFS or any other version control system

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    Aptean is an equal-opportunity\r\nplayer.

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    Additional Information

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    ·        \r\nAptean provides an environment where excellent performers are\r\nrewarded with quick career progression opportunities.

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    ·        \r\nMultiple book ownership for different products in the ERP and\r\nCRM domain.

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    Note: Local candidates only apply.

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    Respond to: Bharathi.S@aptean.com\r\n
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