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  • Senior Technical Writer

    Technical Writer
    25 Jun 2015
    Bangalore
    Experience -

    Your Opportunity\r\nWe are looking for a highly motivated individual with strong record of achievement to join our doc team as a Lead / Senior Technical Writer for documenting our products and solutions. \r\n\r\nAs a Lead / Senior, you are expected to play a major role in the planning and development of the product documentation. You should own the overall product documentation and ensure that the quality, technical accuracy and customer focus are maintained in the deliverable.\r\n\r\nYou will be working in a fast-paced environment alongside energetic software developers, QA engineers and support engineers\r\nOur Ideal Candidate\r\n• Should possess excellent writing and strong project management skills.\r\n• Should be comfortable working both independently and collaboratively. \r\n• Should be able to understand the global impact of his/her actions, meet deadlines and take calculative risks. \r\n• Should have proven track record of collaboration with engineering members. \r\n• Should have knowledge on doc processes and doc tools. \r\n• Should have independently executed and managed the projects. \r\n• Should possess the ability to understand technical concepts, customer requirements and translate that information in documents.\r\n• Should possess leaderships skills. Should be able to coach junior writers and enhance their writing skills.\r\n\r\nYour Responsibilities\r\n• Understand product architecture and document our products using conceptual, task-based, and reference formats.\r\n• Plan documentation effectively by developing doc plans from agile stories, maintain schedules and share documentation status with stakeholders.\r\n• Install product builds and test functionality against the documentation for improving the usability and technical quality of docs.\r\n• Develop API documents.\r\n• Ensure cross-team coordination by working with development, QA and support staff as needed.\r\n• Edit documentation for completeness, style, and accuracy to ensure that it reflects our company's commitment to quality. \r\n• Document How-To articles (H2L) which help customers solve specific feature/task related questions of customers.\r\n• Mentor Junior writers to improve their writing skills.\r\n• Contribute to process improvements for enhancing efficiency.\r\n\r\nYour Qualifications \r\n• 5 to 12 years technical writing experience (software)\r\n• BA/MA/BS/MS (engineering, humanities, social sciences) and equivalent\r\n• Experience with DITA and XMetaL\r\n• Experience with help systems (Web Browser-based Help, Eclipse Help, Microsoft HTML Help)\r\n• Unix/Linux/Microsoft Windows operating systems knowledge are preferred\r\n• Experience with content management systems\r\n• Knowledge of XMetal, DITA specializations, style sheets, XSLT transformations\r\n• Working in Agile development cycles\r\n• Experience working with a translation team to produce PDFs and online help in multiple languages\r\n• Helps develop and fine-tune documentation processes\r\n• Understands the customer requirements and incorporates them into the documentation\r\n• Is attentive to detail and accuracy, is committed to excellence, and owns and acts on quality problems\r\n• Excellent analytical and written communication skills\r\n• Excellent leadership and project management skills\r\n• Ability to quickly learn technical information\r\n• Ability to meet deadlines and help others meet them\r\n• Ability to multitask, prioritize, and develop schedules\r\n• Ability to quickly learn technical information\r\n\r\n

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