Technical Writer Manager

Technical Writing, Frame Maker, Adobe PDF, Video Creation, Wiki, Adobe Captivate, Camtasia
Full Time
$60 - $80

Job Description

Job Title: Technical Writer Manager Or Content Manager

Location: Menlo Park, CA

Job Description:

Primary Skills: Technical Writing, Frame Maker, Adobe PDF, Video Creation, Wiki, Adobe Captivate, Camtasia

Job Description:

  • 10-15 years (max) industry experience in Technical Writing
  • At least 4+yrs experience in technical leadership role in leading team of technical writers
  • Experience in setting up Technical COE (Centre of Excellence) would be a big plus
  • Should be well versed in documenting User Manuals, Training Manuals, Installation Guides, Configuration Guides, Reference Guides for Business Workflows
  • Should be well versed in Videos, Wiki Page, PowerPoint presentations 
  • Should be well versed in leading technical writing engagement initiatives
  • Exposure to Supply Chain Management domain (nice to have)
  • Knowledge of Inbound/Outbound Signals/ Supply Chain concepts
  • Knowledge of Inventory, Order Management, Planning, Forecasting, Procurement, Logistics, etc
  • Work as lead for technical team
  • Writing Doc Plans
  • Driving stakeholder Meetings
  • Document Mining
  • Document Tracking
  • Technical Pitch for expansion among stakeholders
  • Plan & monitor end to end documentation team deliverables like project manager.
  • Exposure of any project management tool as good to have
  • Should be able to drive and present the Technical Writing work across various business verticals
  • Should be able to bring new ideas, innovations on the table to take technical writing to new levels
  • Should be well versed in understanding Key touchpoints to extract “how” & “what” needed for documenting the workflow
  • Manage updates and revisions to technical literature
  • Co-ordinate with cross functional stakeholders to gather information and document the procedures
  • Act as single point of contact to cater to documentation needs within and outside the business group
  • Should have worked in the past to expand the footprint of the technical writing within and outside the business group
  • Should be able to prepare and drive presentations depicting the technical writing work performed by team.
  • Write Requirement documents that will be shared with remote teams for understanding the scope and execute deliverables
  • Working experience and sound knowledge in video documentation tools such as Adobe Captivate and so on.
  • Knowledge on other text-based authoring documentation tools, such as MS Office, Frame Maker, Adobe PDF etc applications.
  • Should be willing to work onsite only.


  • Any prior experience in documentation of Supply Chain Management domain would be a plus
  • Any prior experience in setting up Technical Writing center of excellence group (nice to have)
  • Ability to understand the stakeholders needs and document information based on that
  • Ability to multitask and work independently in a fast paced work environment is critical for success
  • Ability to prepare presentations, conduct road shows to reflect the work done by the team
  • Must currently live in the SF Bay area or be willing to immediately relocate to the job location within two weeks
  • Excellent communication & Analytical skills
Dice Id : 10432120
Position Id : 6646916
Originally Posted : 2 months ago
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