Simba Technologies

Technical Writer

IN-Bangalore
2 months ago
ID
2017-1091
# of Openings
2

Overview

Job Title: Technical Writer
Location: Hyderabad / Bangalore, India
Position Type: Full-Time employee


Company Overview
Magnitude Software is a leading provider of software solutions for the Enterprise Information Management market. Our Magnitude family of solutions includes operational business intelligence, data warehouse automation, and master data management products that simplify data access and data management for better decision-making. We are evolving the way people and organizations manage information. Our business intelligence technology helps companies access and analyze their data no matter where it resides, from a single point of entry. The Magnitude integrated suite of products is designed to boost IT productivity by empowering end users and decision makers with secure access to operational data, allowing them to easily build their own custom reports.
With over 600 customers worldwide including: British Telecom, Emerson, Merrill Lynch, Motorola, Nordstrom, Starbucks, Toshiba and Xerox, the Magnitude family of products has established a leadership position in the Oracle E-Business Suite and Master Data Management markets.


Position Summary:
The Content Developer II works in the User Enablement Group to write and edit technical documentation and training curricula for Magnitude Software products. We are looking for candidates who are:
• Capable of understanding and clearly describing complex technical information
• Comfortable working independently as well as in a team
• Confident soliciting information from subject matter experts
• Enthusiastic about learning new skills
• Able to juggle multiple responsibilities and shifting priorities

 

Core Responsibilities
• Write traditional types of user documentation (e.g. context-sensitive help, installation guides, and release notes) as well as online training course content (e.g. scripts and slide decks for course videos)
• Install and use assigned Magnitude Software products, and develop in-depth understanding of them
• Support multiple product lines concurrently
• Adhere to processes, standards, and schedules for documentation and curricula
• Develop familiarity with supplied tools for documentation and curricula


Required Qualifications / Experience:
• Bachelor’s degree (technical writing, English, or other major)
• 2 to 8 years of technical writing experience in a software company
• Fluency in the English language, styles, and conventions, with the ability to master technical concepts and explain them in terms appropriate for the target audience
• Strong written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to collaborate with others in writing, editing and reviewing large or complex documents
• Knowledge of HTML, XML, and related technologies
• Familiarity with the Microsoft Office suite and Adobe Acrobat
• General knowledge of IT-related concepts
• Familiarity with development processes for software, documentation, and curricula

 


Desired Qualifications:
• Certification in Information Mapping
• Familiarity with structured documentation and single source authoring concepts
• Familiarity with tools such as the Adobe Technical Communication Suite and oXygen XML Editor
• Familiarity with video-editing and production tools, such as Adobe Captivate and Camtasia
• Exposure to Oracle E-Business Suite, similar product suites, or database technologies
• Working knowledge of Web formats and technologies such as CSS, XSLT and JavaScript
• Aptitude for conceptualizing graphics on complex concepts
• Experience working in a multi-disciplined team with geographically distributed co-workers

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