Technical Writer
Siemens Corporation
 San Mateo, CA

We're looking for a technical writer to join our team at eMeter/Siemens to develop documentation for our enterprise grid application platform and analytics applications. The ideal candidate will have extensive experience writing product documentation for complex, enterprise software applications for a wide range of audiences.

What You'll Do:

  • Define, create, maintain, and deliver high-quality documentation that empowers our customers and partners to implement, extend, and use eMeter/Siemens enterprise business applications
  • Collaborate with developers, product managers, solution consultants, and other writers to transform technical and functional information
  • Contribute to defining the documentation strategy for an evolving product landscape. Edit, clarify, and proofread documents written by others, and coach writers and non-writers on ways to improve their writing skills.

Who You Are:

  • Write clear, accurate, and complete technical content with ease and grasp technical material quickly
  • Understand the documentation needs of developers, administrators, system integrators, and data analysts
  • Comfortable working with and writing about Linux, XML, Java, JavaScript, Web Services, Kafka, AWS
  • Enjoy working in a variety of environments, whether individually or as part of a team, face-to-face or remotely, in a fast-paced environment
  • Highly motivated with demonstrated ability to take ownership and define work with little direction
  • Possess superior native-level written and verbal communication skills in English
  • BA/BS in Computer Science, Engineering, Technical Communication, English, or related field
  • 12+ years of professional technical writing experience
  • 5+ years documenting complex enterprise software products for a technical or developer audience.

Bonus Points

  • Experience writing API documentation
  • Experience as a system administrator, support engineer, systems integrator, or developer
  • Previous experience in Smart Grid, MDM (Meter Data Management), or energy domain
  • Experience writing documentation for applications that are implemented as microservices

Submission of writing samples is required to be considered for this position.

Organization: Smart Infrastructure

Company: eMeter Corporation

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Part-time

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