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Senior Technical Writer

As a part of this function, the R&D Operations - Technical Writing team writes and publishes technical documents and associated content for products and solutions. The team is responsible for articulating complex technical concepts and tasks through simple descriptions and instructions.

We are looking for a proficient technical writer with a passion for writing and technology, strong communication skills, and a progressive outlook. You will be creative and innovative, curious and willing to learn, and wanting to make a difference. You will help us research and transform complex technical concepts, specifications, and procedures into user-oriented information for non-technical and technical audiences for developing high-quality software documentation that meets user needs. You will collaborate with various functions and closely work with the Chief Technology Office, Development, Product SME and Specialists, Test, Dev Services, Product Quality and Security, Program Management, Release Train Management, UX Design, and Cloud DevOps teams.

 

About the Role

 

When you join AVEVA’s Research & Development team, you are joining a global team of over 2000 engineers and computer scientists. We work on more than 75 leading industrial automation and engineering products. Our focus, passion, and collaboration help us to deliver innovative, high-quality, and secure industrial software that delights our customers.

 

At AVEVA, we’re all about limitless possibilities. Are you?

 

As a part of this function, the R&D Operations - Technical Writing team writes and publishes technical documents and associated content for products and solutions. The team is responsible for articulating complex technical concepts and tasks through simple descriptions and instructions.

We are looking for a proficient technical writer with a passion for writing and technology, strong communication skills, and a progressive outlook. You will be creative and innovative, curious and willing to learn, and wanting to make a difference. You will help us research and transform complex technical concepts, specifications, and procedures into user-oriented information for non-technical and technical audiences for developing high-quality software documentation that meets user needs. You will collaborate with various functions and closely work with the Chief Technology Office, Development, Product SME and Specialists, Test, Dev Services, Product Quality and Security, Program Management, Release Train Management, UX Design, and Cloud DevOps teams.
 

 

Principal Accountabilities:

• Design, develop, review, and publish high-quality technical documentation;
• Suggest and implement processes and systems that enhance the performance and productivity of teams;
• Act as a subject matter expert and a strategic contributor to one or more programs or business units;
• Resolve conflicts independently and deliver in sync with multiple teams;
• Work independently on advanced, unstructured, and complex work;
• Work with global teams in a fast, dynamic, and collaborative environment;
• Improve the quality of content, adhere to the established standards and guidelines, and deliver on time;
• Guide and mentor peers and juniors.

 

Qualifications

• Experience in technical writing and documentation development;
• Knowledge of software product development and cloud computing services;
• Proficient at concepts, processes, and tools of technical writing and information development;
• Proficient in using productivity tools from Microsoft and content management tools from Adobe;
• Proficient at DITA, structured authoring, and component content management systems;
• Proficient in using tools for screen capturing and recording and audio and video editing.
 

Preferred Qualifications

• Master’s or bachelor's degree in English, Computer Science, or Engineering;
• Experience in working with products and solutions in industrial software;
• Experience in working with global agile and DevOps teams;
• Experience in working with Author-it Cloud and Microsoft Azure.

 

About AVEVA

AVEVA is a global leader in industrial software, driving digital transformation and sustainability. By connecting the power of information and artificial intelligence with human insight, AVEVA enables teams to use their data to unlock new value. We call this Performance Intelligence.  AVEVA’s comprehensive portfolio enables more than 20,000 industrial enterprises to engineer smarter, operate better and drive sustainable efficiency. AVEVA supports customers through a trusted ecosystem that includes 5,500 partners and 5,700 certified developers around the world. The company is headquartered in Cambridge, UK, with over 6,500 employees and 90 offices in over 40 countries.

 

We take pride in our core values and the diversity of our people, valuing the unique experience and expertise that people from different backgrounds bring to our business.

 

AVEVA is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we take pride in the diversity of our employees, valuing the special experience and expertise that people from different backgrounds bring to our business.  The ability to develop ground-breaking technologies is one of our key assets and our people make it happen.

 

Come and join AVEVA to create the transformative technology that enables our customers to engineer a better world.