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Posted: Sunday, February 26, 2017 9:45 AM

We are looking for an experienced technical writer join our team. You will produce User Assistance deliverables for our Oracle Lifecycle Management products. On our team, writers are assigned to a primary product, but assignments can shift based on release priorities. Our documentation team members work independently, practicing self-discipline and excellent time-management skills. Our department and product teams are highly geographically distributed. A strong sense of autonomy, flexibility, and excellent communication skills are essential to successfully working in our environment. We provide the opportunity for continuous learning and the acquiring of new skills. We work intensively in an Agile development environment with fellow UA Developers, product managers, engineers, and quality assurance and support engineers. We are responsive to customer needs and input, as well as to internal requirements. Our writers focus not only on writing excellent content, but also on the technical aspects of publishing the documentation to our customers. Typical DutiesRun the product software and understand how to use itEstimate and schedule workTrack work tasks using JIRAWork with use case teams to understand how our customers use the productWrite instructions and tutorials for sample applicationsWrite online Help and content topics using DITA editing toolsBuild the software product and validate changesEdit Javadoc comments in Java source codeWrite and/or document Java code examplesUpdate information across multiple release lines (maintenance) RequirementsCandidates must meet all or most of the following requirements: 3 to 5 years technical writing experience in the IT domain B.S. or M.S. in Technical Communication or Software Engineering Familiarity with Java, REST, middleware, or security technologies Experience with programming and administration tools Proven experience (including writing samples) documenting complex technical subject matter Excellent verbal and written communication Impeccable grammar and succinct, clear prose Good research/interviewing skills Flexibility in accommodating project demands DITA experience Agile development experience Experience with engineering tools such as wikis, source control systems, defect tracking systems, and XML tools. Ability to administer your own work and test environment Interest in learning about technology and the drive to invest effort toward such learning Demonstrated mental agility and flexibility to rapidly and accurately analyze technical problemsOracle provides a challenging, fast-paced work atmosphere that is supportive of your professional development. If you are looking for the opportunity to grow your technical knowledge and skills, with end-to-end ownership of your work, contact Joseph Garcia.

Creates, develops, plans, writes and edits operational, instructional, maintenance, test or user manuals for paper, multimedia or web-based publications. Contributes to the timely design, production and delivery/completion of product documentation and document sets. As a member of the technical writing division, you will design, create and deliver whole product documentation sets and/or related courseware. Edit, organize and direct the work activities of other technical writers and staff. Plan the format, arrange the layout of publications and edit work for conformance to publication standards and specifications. Duties and tasks are varied and complex utilizing independent judgment. Fully competent in own area of expertise. May have project lead role and or supervise lower level personnel. BS or MS degree or equivalent experience relevant to functional area. 4 years of software engineering or related experience.

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• Location: Toronto

• Post ID: 61366317 toronto
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