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Technical Writer

India, MH, Pune

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As a Technical Writer for SOLIDWORKS desktop products, you play a major role in the planning and development of the product documentation. You will join the SOLIDWORKS technical writing team working for Dassault Systemes Solutions Lab in Pune, India, reporting to the SOLIDWORKS Documentation Manager in Pune. #3DSINDIALAB

What will your job be?

You will own the overall product documentation for your subject areas and ensure that the quality, technical accuracy, and customer focus are maintained in your deliverables. You will work in a fast-paced environment alongside software developers, QA engineers, user interaction designers, product managers, and support engineers located across Dassault Systèmes (DS) offices in Europe, the Americas, and India.

The Challenges ahead

  • Become the documentation expert for the SOLIDWORKS software subject areas to which you are assigned
  • Understand the SOLIDWORKS architecture.
  • Gather technical information by doing hands-on testing of software, reviewing specifications, and meeting with subject matter experts and other team members.
  • Document the SOLIDWORKS software using concept, task, and reference-based formats.
  • Maintain schedules and share documentation status with stakeholders.
  • Install product builds and test functionality against the documentation for improving the usability and technical quality of docs.
  • Ensure cross-team coordination by working with development, QA, product definition, product management, and support staff as needed.
  • Implement edits in the documentation as necessary.

Your key success factors

  • Minimum of 1-3 years writing experience in software documentation.
  • Educational background in Computer Science/Engineering (desirable).
  • Software Technical Writing degree or certification.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English.
  • Experience with content management systems.
  • Experience with authoring in XML DITA, preferably using oXygen.
  • Familiarity with engineering concepts and engineering software is a plus (for example, mechanical design, wiring and electrical schematics, CAD and solid modeling).
  • Understanding of and passion for learning about technical concepts and customer requirements, and ability to translate that information into quality documentation.
  • Knowledgeable about documentation processes and tools.
  • Strong organizational skills, with experience managing and executing projects.
  • Always meets deadlines.
  • Comfortable working independently and collaboratively with teams.
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