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Technical Writing & Editing: Systems & Software Documentation Senior Professional

Location: Bangalore, Karnataka, India
Job ID: R0035599
Date Posted: Nov 17, 2023
Segment: Green Energy & Mobility
Business Unit: Hitachi Energy
Profession (Job Category): IT, Telecom & Internet
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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Mission Statement:

Hitachi Energy is looking for Sr. Technical Writer who will be responsible for generating innovative ideas for content while working both independently and collaboratively as part of a team. The position will research products, services, technology, or concepts to be documented and easily understood by a broad audience. As a Sr. Technical Writer for Enterprise Software R&D Unit you will be a part of the respective local department, but also report to the R&D Team Manager.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Create and update product documentation and descriptions without oversight .

  • Cooperate with Product Managers, UX Designers, Developers, and other Technical Writers .

  • Speak with development teams to clarify feature details and specifications.

  • Take the lead of documentation projects .

  • Share your knowledge with other team members .

  • Test beta features and learn how our software works to become a subject matter expert.

  • Living Hitachi Energy’s core values of safety and integrity, which means taking responsibility for your own actions while caring for your colleagues and the business.

Your Background:

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in technical writing, English, communications, or a related area of study.  

  • At least 5+ years in a similar role with some experience of writing for technical audiences.

  • Excellent writing, editing, and proofreading skills to prepare easy-to-read text in plain English.

  • Practical knowledge of using international style guides for writing in English (Microsoft Manual of Style or the AP Stylebook) or STE.  

  • Experience working with a docs-as-code workflow and ability to prepare simple code samples.

  • Experience with technical writing tools (MadCap Flare), content management systems, source control systems (Git), Jira, and Confluence . 

  • Proficiency in both spoken & written English language is required.

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