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  • Technical Author / Writer

    Technical Writer
    08 May 2014
    Hyderabad
    Experience -

    About Us \r\n\r\nAVEVA is the world's leading engineering IT software provider to the oil, plant, power, construction, and marine industries. It is a public company listed in London Stock Exchange and head-quartered in Cambridge, UK. AVEVA takes great pride in its 45 years history and the values it stands for. It believes that its technology should support and enhance industry's capabilities, not impose unnecessary changes on established working practices. At all times, AVEVA extends the boundaries of what technology can help to achieve, without losing sight of the fundamentals of good engineering, or the importance of its customers' data. Put simply, AVEVA provides the ability to embrace the evolution of intelligent technology without disruption. We call it continual Progression. \r\n\r\nFor more information please visit www.aveva.com. AVEVA has got more than 55 offices across the globe and India's technology centre is located in Hyderabad. \r\n\r\n\r\nWorking at AVEVA \r\n\r\nAVEVA is a people business; its extraordinary success relies entirely on its intellectual assets. These assets include not only creativity and technical expertise, but deep knowledge and experience of our customers' industries. Combined with high levels of professionalism, dedication and enthusiasm this not only creates business success, it also creates a stimulating and rewarding working environment. \r\n\r\nNaturally, we aim to recruit high-calibre, innovative and flexible individuals who will make a real contribution to AVEVA's success wherever in the business they may work. But we then reward this success with industry-leading salary and benefits packages and provide training and career development opportunities to help everyone achieve their full potential. AVEVA provides a growing programme of formal staff development initiatives which complement the many informal ways in which people learn and grow. This includes e-learning, personal and professional development workshops, and role-specific skills training.\r\nDesignation Technical Author / Writer - Hyderabad.\r\nJob Description Job Title: Technical Writer/Author\r\n\r\nReports to: Technical Publications Team Lead\r\n\r\nJob Purpose\r\n\r\nTo be a member of the AVEVA IM/EAM Product Development team based in Hyderabad. The technical writing function will report into a team lead based in the UK.\r\n\r\nThe technical writers are responsible for providing comprehensive, high-quality user documentation and release notes for AVEVA Enterprise Solutions IM/EAM product software deliveries. \r\n\r\nPrincipal Accountabilities\r\n\r\nWrite, edit and update technical software documentation to produce concise, accurate and quality manuals and release notes\r\nWork closely with software developers and testers to obtain source information from project documentation and through direct interviews\r\nEnsure compliance with documentation processes and standards\r\nWork closely with other team members and the Programme team to maintain and improve documentation processes and standards\r\nTake part in peer reviews of other technical authors work\r\nProvide estimates and assist with planning documentation activities\r\nContribute to delivery of documentation activities throughout the duration of each project\r\n\r\nImportant Working Relationships\r\n\r\nWork closely with other members of the team, project managers, and members of the development and test teams\r\nSupport the Programme Management team\r\nMaintain strong working relationships with other technical authors\r\nDesired Profile Knowledge, Skills & Experience Required\r\n\r\nA degree-level qualification in a relevant discipline or the equivalent level of experience gained in industry. An engineering degree and/or experience is a plus, as is experience in the gas and oil industry\r\nProven track record with at least three years experience as a technical writer authoring and editing technical documentation\r\nExperience of using authoring tools such as FrameMaker, RoboHelp, Help and Manual\r\nProven ability to research information and interact with engineering personnel - preferably in a similar product domain\r\nGood understanding of the full product development life cycle\r\n\r\nOptional Skills\r\n\r\nAn understanding of XML, HTML\r\nExperience working with JIRA and GIT\r\nExperience of authoring in an Agile Software Development environment would be an advantage\r\nProgramming experience or a keen interest in software development\r\n\r\nPersonal Attributes\r\n\r\nExcellent written and spoken English, with ability to communicate clearly and concisely\r\nPro-active team player capable of delivering accurate, quality materials within demanding timescales\r\nSelf-motivated with a sense of urgency and focus on delivery\r\nExcellent organizational and interpersonal skills to manage the flow of information between contributors and reviewers at various locations around the globe\r\nAble to work with multiple concurrent projects and adapt to project changes\r\nPro-active in identifying improvements to existing processes and standards\r\nStringent attention to detail\r\nBroad understanding of the subject matter and the ability to learn quickly\r\nAble to easily master new software tools and new processes

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