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  • Career Opportunity for Principal / Lead and Senior Technical Writers

    Technical Writer
    13 Aug 2013
    Bangalore
    Experience -

    Your Opportunity\r\nWe are looking for a highly motivated individual with a strong record of achievement to join the iLabs Documentation doc team as a Principal Technical Writer for documenting the AddressDoctor software. You will work towards delivering new products/product features in an environment that spans all flavors of Unix/Windows operating systems. You will work across multiple product lines and deliver solutions that benefit customers.\r\n\r\nAs a Principal Technical Wwriter, 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 your deliverables.\r\n\r\nYou will be working in a fast-paced environment alongside energetic software developers, QA engineers, product managers and support engineers in iLabs and worldwide.\r\n\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 have the ability to\r\no Conceptualize, research, design, develop material for new products\r\no Analyze requirements, design documents to determine types of publications needed\r\no Research related topics and technologies, including gathering and sorting source and background materials\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 of 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- Should be willing to travel to Germany for meeting stakeholders\r\n- Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English\r\n\r\nYour Responsibilities\r\n- Understand product architecture and document Informatica’s AddressDoctor 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, product management and support staff as needed\r\n- Edit documentation for completeness, style, and accuracy to ensure that it reflects Informatica’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- Educational background in Computer Science/Engineering (desirable)\r\n- 10 or more years of writing experience in software documentation\r\n- Knowledge and experience with structured writing techniques\r\n- Experience in writing or reviewing source code in C, C++, Java or .NET is an advantage\r\n- Basic skills and experience in documenting programming languages, application programming interfaces (APIs), protocols, schemas, and/or application development environments\r\n- Experience in documenting systems software, relational databases and SQL, client APIs in Java, C++ and development environments on UNIX and Windows platforms (desirable)\r\n- Sound knowledge of TCP/IP, IPC\r\n- Good database skills in at least one RDBMS (desirable)\r\n- Knowledge/experience with Data Integration/Data Quality/ETL products (desirable)\r\n- Ability to meet deadlines and help others meet them\r\n- Ability to prioritize and follow schedules\r\n- Develop and fine-tune documentation processes\r\n- Understands customer requirements and incorporate the same in documentation\r\n\r\nCandidate should also possess knowledge of the following\r\n- Unix/Linux operating systems\r\n- Microsoft Windows operating system\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\r\nIf interested please revert with your updated resume to sudhan@informatica.com\r\n\r\nRegards,\r\nSudha

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