Senior Technical Writer Job

Date published: June 5, 2024

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ID: 12648 Location: Budapest Job type: Other

Our partner is focused on the development and broad application of simulation technology to synthesize and optimize designs, processes and decisions for improved business performance.

As a senior technical writer, you will be responsible for creating and updating the technical documentation for a wide variety applications using help authoring tools such as Oxygen XML Author, RoboHelp, and Help & Manual. Key to success in this role is the ability to comprehend, analyze, and synthesize highly technical information.


  • Create and update online user guides, reference, guides, and tutorials using topic-based authoring techniques
  • Interview subject matter experts and get hands-on with the software to document new features
  • Write and edit tooltips, error messages, and other user interface text
  • Work with product managers to create and edit help videos
  • Manage tasks and deliverables using JIRA and Confluence
  • Maintain source and output files in our content management system
  • Contribute to cross-team documentation projects to continually improve our standards and processes
  • Continually work to upgrade your skills through various training opportunities
  • Pitch in and do whatever is needed to help the technical documentation team to meet its goals and deadlines


  • Bachelors degree in either technical writing or English (with strong technical skills), or a technical discipline (with strong writing skills)
  • 5+ years of software technical writing experience and a strong portfolio of software technical writing projects
  • Excellent technical writing and editing skills in English, with an eye for detail
  • Experience writing and publishing both task-based and reference-based software documentation in a variety of formats
  • Expertise with at least one single-source help authoring tool such as Oxygen XML Author, MadCap Flare, RoboHelp, etc.
  • Experience using video editing software such as Camtasia and image editing software such as SnagIt
  • Proficiency with content management systems such as Perforce or GitLab, as well as project management systems such as JIRA and Confluence
  • Well-developed troubleshooting and problem-solving skills
  • A natural affinity for organizing projects and keeping track of details


  • Familiar with the DITA help authoring standard and structured authoring principles
  • Experience with LaTeX and editing of mathematical formulas
  • Familiarity with electrical engineering domain
  • Training in additional skill areas such as localization, information architecture, publishing, minimalism, usability testing, data analytics, and/or computer programming is desirable
  • Experience working in a multicultural environment with non-native English speakers

What they offer

  • Competitive benefits and salary –
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Cafeteria – net 22,000 HUF/month
  • Travel allowance
  • Health insurance – Medicover
  • Unlimited vacation
  • In case of sickness, the first 3 days are 100% reimbursed
  • Eyeglass subsidy
  • Learning days – half a day per sprint for learning and personal projects
  • 50% reimbursement of season tickets purchased for the gym under their office
  • Monthly office massage
  • Parking at the office
  • A great team with very friendly and highly-skilled peers
  • Flexible working hours and 3-4 days home office/week in Budapest
  • Paid Time Off for Community Service
  • Collaborative environment
  • Charitable Matching Program

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