Veeam

  • Senior Technical Writer

    Location RU-Saint-Petersburg
    Job ID
    2017-5069
  • Company Description

    Since Veeam was formed in 2006, the company has continued to lead the industry in terms of growth and innovation. Delivering Availability for the Always‑On Enterprise™, in a short space of time Veeam has amassed more than 282,000 customers across the globe and has been named a Leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Data Center Backup and Recovery Software.

    Veeam currently has now more than 3000 employees around the globe. Company’s global headquarters are located in Baar, Switzerland, and the company has 30+ offices throughout the world.

    We are looking to recruit a Technical Writer to join our in-house team in Saint-Petersburg, Russia

    Responsibilities

    • Developing product documentation in English for software products
    • Maintaining documentation for currently supported versions, updating documents based on feedback from support team and customers.
    • Performing the full stack of activities on documentation design and publication.
    • Additional technical writing projects may be required, for example white papers/guides/marketing docs/video/training materials. Translation projects (EN<>RU)

    Qualifications

    • Ability to structure information, explain complex concepts in an easy and comprehensible way.
    • Ability to obtain information from various sources and process large amounts of information.
    • Personal involvement in technical writing.
    • Excellent written English.
    • 3-5 years of experience as a technical writer in a software/technology company.
    • Ability to create documents from scratch (research, plan, structure, implement, review, publish), create illustrations and draw comprehensive diagrams.
    • Good grasp of IT terminology, the good understanding of IT technologies.
    • Advanced user of help authoring tools (Help & Manual or similar, Adobe xPro).
    • Advanced user of image editing software (SnagIt or similar, MS PowerPoint, MS Visio).
    • Acquaintance with MS Style Guide or other style guides.
    • Basic knowledge of HTML/CSS/XML.

    We offer

    • Modern, energetic multinational working environment
    • Opportunities for professional growth and promotion
    • Training and education: opportunity to take courses and attend classes both internally and externally
    • Flexible working schedule
    • Salary ranges depending on skills and expertise. Entry-level salary is flexible and negotiable and can be raised upon the interview result
    • Employment according to the Labor Code of the Russian Federation
    • An extended medical insurance policy
    •  Compensation of costs on fitness
    • The relocation package for candidates from other regions (the one-way ticket’s compensation + the relocation allowance in one monthly base pay equivalent)

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