Technical Writer

Job Description

Position Overview

Wanted: technical writers of the future.

As Technical Writer, you will collaborate with developers, testers, product managers, and other subject matter experts to create and maintain internal and customer-facing content for a global project with distributed teams. You will partner with senior-level writers to succeed as a member of SAFe/Scaled Agile sprint teams, and you will follow the best practices contained in the Global Style & Process Guide for Technical Documentation.

Additionally, you will:

 Interpret design specifications and user stories

 Assess user needs

 Create and manage your sprint tasks

 Work with product prototypes

 Report progress to your sprint team

• Use a content management system to create and publish documentation

 Participate in documentation reviews

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

· Proficient user in the Microsoft Office products

· Working knowledge with content management systems

· Knowledge of authoring languages, such as XML, HTML, HTML5, etc.

· Awareness of localization processes and translation requirements

· Interest and preferably background with industrial software and products

· Good technical understanding and problem-solving skills

· Capable to work independently and also functions well in a team environment

· Experience working with offshore teams in remote locations

Qualified Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States. Qualified Applicants will not require employer sponsored work authorization now or in the future for employment in the United States.

Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

·  Preferably a degree in technical communications, English or related fields or a Technical Communications certificate from an accredited institution

·  Typically, 2-5 years of experience in performing writing, editing and research functions to prepare technical documentation or equivalent position

·  You will be familiar with the principles and tools used in topic-based authoring and structured writing.

·  You will be expected to stay current on the latest technical documentation trends and technologies

·  You will have some familiarity with cloud computing, IoT, and other Industry 4.0 technologies.

Job ID: 188450

Organization: Smart Infrastructure

Company: Siemens Industry, Inc.

Experience Level: Mid-level Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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