Technical Writer

Technical Writer

Oracle Corporation Asia Pacific Division
Singapore Thailand
7 - 10 Years
Not Specified

Job Description


Job Description :
Preferred Qualifications
Responsibilities:
• Work closely with PM, development, QA, and technical writing to successfully deliver assigned documentation projects
• Proactively research product changes to determine scope of edits for assigned areas of documentation
• Independently write new documentation based on use cases, user stories, feature requirement documents, specifications, information from developers and product managers, and use of the product
• Revise documentation to incorporate product updates and product enhancements requested by customers and internal users
• Provide input on documentation design and implementation
• Proofread and edit documentation to ensure consistency of language and style, as well as correct application of templates
• Produce screenshots, flowcharts, and other graphics
• Attend and actively contribute to writing and scrum team meetings
• Partner with other teams such as Support, Training, and Professional Services to understand and respond to customer documentation needs
Qualifications/Skills:
• Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) and 7+ years of experience as a Technical Writer
• Attention to detail; excellent English skills; and proficiency in proofreading/editing, writing, and verbal communication
• Technical aptitude and experience: ability to quickly learn how to use complex software products, passion for technology
• Experience learning, using, and writing about business applications, software, and technology
• Self-starter: motivated and able to take the initiative
• A track record of successfully working with development, QA, and technical writing teams to deliver quality documentation
• Excellent strategic thinking, time management, and prioritization skills: ability to create high-quality documentation while making tradeoff decisions; experience in meeting tight deadlines and adapting to changing priorities
• Experience working with cross-functional teams across product development lifecycles
• Experience with the Windows operating system environment and Microsoft Office software, and with current word processing, desktop publishing, and graphics software
• Experience with a screen capture program such as SnagIt, Paint Shop Pro, or FullShot
• Experience working with remote teams preferred
• Knowledge of ArborText Epic Editor preferred
• Familiarity with Agile developmentCreates, develops, plans, writes and edits operational, instructional, maintenance, test or user manuals for paper, multimedia or web-based publications. Contributes to the timely design, production and delivery/completion of product documentation and document sets.
As a member of the technical writing division, you will write, review and produce single books or individual chapters, appendices, etc. of product user documentation and/or courseware. Obtain data and information from the appropriate source e.g. technical staff and exercise judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action.
Duties and tasks are standard with some variation; displays understanding of roles, processes and procedures. Performs moderately complex problem solving with assistance and guidance in understanding and applying company policies and processes. BS degree or equivalent experience relevant to functional area. 1 year of software engineering or related experience.
As part of Oracle%27s employment process candidates will be required to successfully complete a pre-employment screening process. This will involve identity and employment verification, professional references, education verification and professional qualifications and memberships (if applicable).Detailed Description and Job Requirements
Creates, develops, plans, writes and edits operational, instructional, maintenance, test or user manuals for paper, multimedia or web-based publications. Contributes to the timely design, production and delivery/completion of product documentation and document sets.
As a member of the technical writing division, you will write, review and produce single books or individual chapters, appendices, etc. of product user documentation and/or courseware. Obtain data and information from the appropriate source e.g. technical staff and exercise judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action.
Duties and tasks are standard with some variation; displays understanding of roles, processes and procedures. Performs moderately complex problem solving with assistance and guidance in understanding and applying company policies and processes. BS degree or equivalent experience relevant to functional area. 1 year of software engineering or related experience.
As part of Oracle%27s employment process candidates will be required to successfully complete a pre-employment screening process. This will involve identity and employment verification, professional references, education verification and professional qualifications and memberships (if applicable).

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