SAP User Assistance Developer (Technical Writer) Job in Brno, Czech Republic
Requisition ID: 150432
Work Area: Software-Design and Development
Expected Travel: 0 - 10%
Career Status: Professional
Employment Type: Regular Full Time
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PURPOSE AND OBJECTIVES:
The SAP Globalization Services team localizes SAP Business Suite, our ERP software solution, for use in different countries. The team has locations across the world, including Brazil, China, Czech Republic, Dubai, Germany, Hungary, India, Portugal, and Russia.
We are looking for a technical writer to join our team in Brno, Czech Republic, where we are developing financials software for countries in the Middle East. You will be responsible for writing the documentation, in English, which is used by consultants to implement the software. For this, you will work closely with our software developers and solution management experts. After you have gained experience, we will encourage you to take on more responsibility and branch out into other projects relating to documentation.
Within our team, we practice a trust-based working model. If you need to work flexibly from another location or at another time you can do so given your manager’s agreement.
EXPECTATIONS AND TASKS:
Creating user assistance (UA) deliverables (both text and multimedia) in close collaboration with the development teams, UX designers, and other stakeholders to enable users to deploy, administer, and use the SAP software
Ensuring that the UA deliverables are of high quality, adhere to standards and guidelines, and are written in appropriate style and tone for product and audience according to target group and target market
Defining terminology that is simple, consistent, and conforms to industry standards
Acting as an advocate for an excellent user experience
Proofreading and editing content for usability, readability, and linguistic correctness
Planning and coordinating the UA deliverables for a product area or project, as applicable
Participating in projects to improve UA tools, processes, and content
EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATION / SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES / WORK EXPERIENCE:
A good to excellent university degree in technical communication or a related subject or a language-based university degree
Ideally first-language proficiency in English, or excellent written and spoken skills in English, preferably with excellent written and spoken skills in one or more local languages
A working knowledge of Czech is an advantage
Experience in technical writing
Experience in working in a commercial environment
The ability to express complex technical information in a clear and precise manner
Outstanding communication, writing, and grammar skills
The ability to work to tight deadlines, deliver on time, and ensure high quality
Flexibility and a readiness to communicate with other team members and to participate in knowledge transfer
A willingness to acquire extensive product knowledge and learn new skills at short notice
Excellent organizational skills
Experience of MS Office applications, especially MS Word and MS PowerPoint
SAP'S DIVERSITY COMMITMENT
To harness the power of innovation, SAP invests in the development of its diverse employees. We aspire to leverage the qualities and appreciate the unique competencies that each person brings to the company.
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