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Senior Technical Writer

Company: AVEVA
Location: Lake Forest
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Senior Technical WriterLocation: Lake Forest, CAType: Full Time PermanentAbout the RoleWhen 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?We are looking for an ambitious team lead 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 work directly with senior management to 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.In this role you will:--- Work independently and as part of a global Technical Publications team on advanced, unstructured, and complex work--- Work with global teams in a busy, dynamic, and collaborative environment--- Design, develop, review, and publish high-quality technical documentation--- Improve the quality of content, adhere to the established standards and guidelines, and deliver on time--- Act as a subject matter expert and a strategic contributor to one or more programs or business units--- Manage, guide and mentor junior and senior staff--- Work closely with senior leadership to help define and implement cutting edge Technical Writing tools--- Suggest and implement processes and systems that enhance the performance and productivity of teams--- Resolve conflicts independently and deliver in sync with multiple teamsRequired Qualifications:--- Master's or bachelor's degree in English, Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent experience--- 5-10 years of experience in technical writing and documentation development--- Knowledge of software product development and cloud computing services, with a specific focus on Documentation Operations and content management--- Proficient in managing complex projects--- 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 editingPreferred Qualifications:--- 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 AzureAbout AVEVAAVEVA 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.

Keywords: AVEVA, Lake Forest , Senior Technical Writer, Engineering , Lake Forest, California

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