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Technical Writer

Job Description

Ensures customer information products are clear, effective, concise, and user-focused. Applies expertise in technical communication and editing to ensure that technical documentation and courseware conform to industry best practices and Siemens standards. Works as a member of cross-functional teams. Mentors authors to improve skills. Applies solutions to localization issues related to information development. Performs responsibilities with general direction from the manager.



Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in computer science or any technical curriculum
Minimum 2 to 6 years of experience as a technical writer ( Please do not apply if you have more than 6 years of experience )
Excellent command of the English language with a positive attitude.
Experience in documenting product overviews for non-technical users and technical articles.


How to's for administrators and developers

Strong ability to research and review.
Strong understanding of audience-based writing
Adherence to company style guides and strong attention to detail
Experience working in an agile environment
Work with developers, architects, product owners on a daily basis


Preferred Qualifications:

2 to 6 years of experience as a technical writer.
Certification in technical writing from a reputed institute.
Knowledge of PLM is preferred but not mandatory
Have a good understanding of UX requirements and the ability to contribute accordingly
Ability to work with cross-culture teams
Ability to understand localization aspects and write from a global perspective
Ability to cope with fast-paced and dynamic surroundings
Handle documentation deliveries single-handedly
Knowledge of using code repositories, Team Foundation Server is good to have
Experience creating educational content such as tutorials
Experience providing feature presentations in sprint demos
Ability to contribute to the testing activities.


Responsibilities:

Write technical documentation including feature overviews, how-to content, customization procedures
Agile Scrum activities (daily scrum, updating stories, and tasks, sprint reviews)
Organize existing content, identify the gaps, drive new projects, and keep a focus on customer needs.
Define documentation requirements and work with developers to create and update internal and external (customer) documentation.
Manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced, dynamic environment agile development environment


Organization: Digital Industries

Company: Siemens Industry Software (India) Private Limited

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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