Lead Technical Writer

Location: Bengaluru, Karnataka, India


Job Number: 37283

Position Title: Lead Technical Writer

External Description:

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Lead Technical Writer

The Informatica Documentation team documents all Informatica products. The documentation team also manages the Informatica How-To Library, where customers can download articles that dig deeper into features and products. We work with Dev, QA, and support teams to develop product documents and enhance customer experience. We contribute to the GCS Knowledge Base. We are a dynamic global team spread across geographies to serve our customers internally and externally.

We're looking for a Lead Technical Writer with experience in product documentation, knowledge of DITA specializations, and Agile development cycle to join our team in Bangalore.

You will report to our Manager, Documentation.

As a Lead Writer, you are expected to play a major role in the planning of our product documentation. You will work with software developers, QA engineers, and support engineers.

Technology You'll Use

DITA, XML, style sheets, XSLT transformations

Your Role Responsibilities? Here's What You'll Do

  • Ensure that documentation meets our team's documentation standards by performing the following types of edits:
  • Technical: Verify completeness and accuracy of technical content.
  • Assessment: Assess the framework, including structure, voice, and style of the document.
  • Developmental: Review the content and the individual units in the document, including paragraphs, sentences, and words.
  • Copy: Screen the document to verify final details, including capitalization, punctuation, and style.
  • Ensure that writers follow the Informatica Style Guide.
  • Come up with process changes and lead department-wide plans/tasks.
  • Conduct workshops for educating writers on best practices related to style and grammar.
  • Develop writers through mentoring on language and style issues.
  • Keep managers well-informed about the progress of writers.

What We'd Like to See

  • Experience with any content management systems (Tridion).
  • Experience working on databases, SQL, Eclipse, XML, application servers, ERP, CRM, and data warehousing.
  • Experience writing and editing for DBA audience (Oracle, Sybase, SQL Server, and DB2).

Role Essentials

  • 8+ years of relevant writing and editing experience.
  • Experience with Agile development cycles.
  • Knowledge of DITA specializations, style sheets, XSLT transformations.
  • Experience working with a translation team to produce PDFs and online help in multiple languages.
  • Understand the customer requirements and ensure that they are implemented into the documentation.
  • Leadership and project management skills.
  • BE/B.Tech/BA/MA/BS (Engineering, humanities, social sciences).
  • Supervise Operational Duties of Staff

Perks & Benefits

  • Comprehensive health, vision, and wellness benefits (Paid parental leave, adoption benefits, life insurance, disability insurance and 401k plan or international pension/retirement plans
  • Flexible time-off policy and hybrid working practices
  • Tuition reimbursement programme to support your personal growth
  • Equity opportunities and an employee stock purchase program (ESPP)
  • Comprehensive Mental Health and Employee Assistance Program (EAP) benefit

We're guided by our DATA values and we are passionate about building and delivering solutions that accelerate data innovations. At Informatica, we know diversity drives innovation. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer dedicated to maintaining a work environment free from discrimination, one where all employees are treated with dignity.

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City: Bangalore

State: Karnataka

Seniority Level: Mid-Senior Level

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At Informatica we know diversity drives innovation. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer dedicated to maintaining a work environment free from discrimination, one where all employees are treated with dignity and respect. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, age, disability, gender identity, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable law and Informatica policy.

Travel Requirement: Limited

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