Technical Writer

Rockwell Automation
Mid
Online interview
Employment contract
Katowice
Paid vacation
26

Project description

About the team

ViewE team is a part of the Control and Visualization Business (CVB) that designs and develops Logix controllers, network modules, operator interfaces and Visualization Software. Katowice office is 2 nd largest CVB Campus in the world, hiring 350+ software engineers.

Position Summary

Technical Writer at Rockwell includes the development, production and delivery of information products as part of our software applications.

Technical writers are responsible for creating and maintaining user assistance deliverables that help clients understand and make effective use of our products.

Deliverables may include but are not limited to online help systems, traditional end- user manuals, administration guides, installation guides, client communications (release notes and enhancement or maintenance bulletins). Requires effective planning, researching, implementation, and communication (written and verbal) skills in a fast-paced development environment.

Technology stack, practices and methodologies we use:

C++, Qt, .NET, C#, Python, Squish, Git, Jenkins, Jira, qTest, Continuous Delivery, Scrum, SAFe.

Who we're looking for?

Essential Functions

  • Identifying required user assistance content. Analyze functional specifications and support documentation and work closely with subject matter experts to identify the content required to meet user needs.
  • Test, maintain, and upgrade information for users.
  • Contribute to internal process improvements and other duties, as assigned.
  • Revise current information for users for existing products and create information for users for new products.
  • Provide recommendations for improvement; proofread texts to identify and correct spelling, grammar, and punctuation errors.

 

Desired Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Technical Communication or equivalent
  • 2-5 years relevant experience
  • Experience using the following products:

  1. Author-it
  2. MS Office 2010 and higher (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)
  3. Image capturing tool, e.g. Snagit
  4. MS Teams
  5. Windows

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills to communicate with other disciplines, such as developers, product owners, or testers
  • Creation of written texts in US English with minimal stylistic and grammatical errors
  • Creation of texts that can be localized into other languages
  • Experience in writing and editing information for users, such as Online Help, User Guides, Administration Guides, Installation Guides, Configuration Guides, Release Notes, and Functional Specifications
  • Proficient in using documentation templates and style guidelines to develop documentation that has a consistent visual and structural approach
  • Experience in architecting complex documents and documentation sets
  • Ability to quickly learn complex software systems and industry business concepts, as well as the tools of our trade
  • Transformation of technical explanations into information for users
  • Ability to install and test software and document its functionality
  • Experience with working in an agile, cross-functional software development team

How we manage our projects?
Methodology
Scrum, Kanban, V-Model, SAFe
Who makes architectural decisions?
Zaspół / Architekt
Who makes technology stack decisions?
Zespół / Architekt
Project management software
Jira, MSProject
How we code?
Git
Version control
Style guide
Code review
Pair programming
Static code analysis
TDD
BDD
Code metrics
Knowledge database
How we test?
Unit tests
Integration tests
System tests
Pentests
Performance tests
Manual testing
Test automation
CI
Work environment
Tech supervisor
Open space
Flexible working hours
Healthcare
  • Healthcare package
  • Healthcare package for families
Leisure package
  • Leisure package
  • Leisure package for families
Bonuses
  • Financial bonus
Kitchen
  • Cold beverages
  • Hot beverages
  • Fruits
  • Lunches
  • Snacks
Traning
  • Books
  • Trainings
  • Conferences
Parking
  • Car parking
  • Bicycle parking
Other
  • Shower
  • Chill room
  • Kursy językowe

Our company

Rockwell Automation

Katowice, Gdańsk, Warsaw 23 000
Tech skills
  • C#
  • .NET
  • C++

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