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Technical Documentation Specialist

Gurgaon, Haryana
Posted: 12 February, 2019

Job Descriptoin

Job Description:
Technical Writer – Process Control System User Documentation

Developing and editing of high quality user documentation in English for the Siemens distributed control system and applications.

Responsibilities:
Siemens requires a technical writer with a strong technical background in Energy domain to write User documentation for various products. The technical writer must be able to:
  • Plan, research, write, illustrate and/ or edit existing or new documentation sets on the complex technical topics.
  • Collaborate with Development, Testing, Product Management and other cross-functional teams to produce accurate and high quality documentation.
  • Demonstrate excellent communication skills in interaction with various teams.
  • Read and analyze Specifications and other Engineering-authored technical documents to interpret overall functionality and product intricacies.
  • Work extensively on the product to gain an understanding of the technical details and functioning.
  • Work with minimal supervision through all the stages of the Document Development Life Cycle (DDLC).
  • Participate in the development process of new products or features (both Agile and waterfall).
  • Analyse and fix user documentation bugs.
  • Ensure adherence to established processes and quality standards.
Required Skills and Experience

  • BE/ B.Tech/ ME/ M.Tech in Instrumentation & Control/ Computer Science/ Electrical/ Electronics & Communication/ Information Technology
  • 3-8 years of work experience in designing and developing technical user documentation.
  • Excellent written and verbal English language skills.
  • Proficient knowledge of and an experienced user of the distributed control system
  • Knowledge of using XML-based authoring tools (preferably COSIMA, SIPS+)
  • Knowledge of DITA and working knowledge of content management system
  • Knowledge of graphic tool such as Snagit and Paint Shop Pro.
  • Strong understanding of software development life cycle (SDLC) and Document Development Life Cycle (DDLC).
  • Good knowledge of and application of style guides and industry practices.
  • Well-versed with Lean/ Agile and Waterfall methods of User documentation.
  • Hands on experience in MS Office applications including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Should be a quick learner, self-driven and highly motivated.
  • Ability to quickly grasp new products, tools and technologies.

Desirable
  • Knowledge and experience of Power plant engineering.
  • Experience in one or more agile frameworks (SCRUM, Kanban)
  • Basic knowledge of the requirement engineering system (e.g. DOORS), configuration management system (e.g. Clearcase).
  • Excellent intercultural and collaboration skills. Coordination and contact with colleagues in a global development environment is paramount

Job ID: 98383

Organisation: Corporate Technology

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time


Siemens AG - 19 days ago

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