Senior Technical Writer I

Technical Writing @ Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India

Job Summary

  • Plan, research, and develop user documentation and on-line help to support product releases. This primarily includes trying out the product features, testing code-snippets, and authoring the new/revised features.
  • Test draft documentation and online help against latest product builds throughout the development cycle to ensure completeness and technical accuracy of all procedures and tasks
  • Plan and complete common, well-defined tasks on schedule
  • Work independently  under guidance from a documentation manager or Product Owner
  • Provide timely documentation status to Product Owner and documentation manager
  • Conduct interviews with Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) in Development, QA, and Technical Support to gather relevant information to develop documentation 
  • Ensure that documentation and online help is written in accordance with documentation and production standards


  • A./B.S. degree or equivalent experience with a certificate of study in technical communications
  • 3 – 4.5 years of technical writing experience. 
  • Ability to work well both independently and within a strong, collaborative, team environment
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Familiarity with tasks-based documentation methodologies is highly desirable i.e., DITA/XML
  • Familiarity with Eclipse Help is a plus, but not required
  • Familiarity with Agile Software Development methodology is a plus, but not required
  • Familiarity with content management and versioning tools, is a plus, but not required

A fundamental understanding of  Java or C++ programming, DB knowledge is desirable, but not required

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