Senior Technical Writer
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NetSuite is looking for an exceptional, self-directed Senior Technical Writer to write documentation for a complex business software application. An ideal candidate will have excellent writing skills and verbal communication skills, experience writing business software documentation, and demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced development environment.
- Work closely with PM, development, QA, and technical writing to successfully deliver assigned documentation projects
- Proactively research product changes to determine scope of edits for assigned areas of documentation
- Independently write new documentation based on use cases, user stories, feature requirement documents, specifications, information from developers and product managers, and use of the product
- Revise documentation to incorporate product updates and product enhancements requested by customers and internal users
- Provide input on documentation design and implementation
- Proofread and edit documentation to ensure consistency of language and style, as well as correct application of templates
- Produce screenshots, flowcharts, and other graphics
- Attend and actively contribute to writing and scrum team meetings
- Partner with other teams such as Support, Training, and Professional Services to understand and respond to customer documentation needs
- Bachelor's degree and 5–10 years of experience as a Technical Writer or equivalent experience.
- Attention to detail; excellent English skills; and proficiency in proofreading/editing, writing, and verbal communication
- Experience learning, using, and writing about business applications, software, and technology
- Self-starter: motivated and able to take the initiative
- A track record of successfully working with development, QA, and technical writing to deliver quality documentation
- Excellent strategic thinking, time management, and prioritization skills: ability to create high-quality documentation while making tradeoff decisions; experience in meeting tight deadlines and adapting to changing priorities
- Experience working with cross-functional teams across product development lifecycles
- Experience with the Windows operating system environment and Microsoft Office software, and with current word processing, desktop publishing, and graphics software
- Experience with a screen capture program such as SnagIt, Paint Shop Pro, or FullShot
- Experience working with remote teams
- Familiarity with Agile development
- Knowledge of ArborText Epic Editor
- Experience writing about ERP business applications
- Ability to quickly learn how to use products, passion for technology