Technical Writer
Poly
Vancouver, BV Branch, Canada
2d ago

As pioneers in audio and video technology, we at Poly uniquely understand the power of human connection. We've seen it drive innovation, solve problems, inspire action and power productivity.

We are bringing together our portfolio of high-quality, proven products and services to connect people to what matters most whether it's their colleagues, customers, playlists or favorite games.

Together, our technology will keep that connection strong and fuel a future collaboration and understanding, in spite of circumstances, distance or time zones.

We are Poly. We make technology that powers human connection that simply works, then steps out of the way. We are changing how the world communicates and collaborates. And we need you.

The Poly Technical Communication Group is seeking a full-time technical writer who will be responsible for planning and creating technical product and solution documentation.

  • This documentation must effectively communicate conceptual, reference, and procedural system information for the Poly video and voice conferencing management solutions and products;
  • specifically, deployment, integration, configuration, administration, installation, and upgrade information.

    What You’ll Do :

  • Work with a cross-functional team of local and remote subject matter experts (system and sales engineers; product, QA and support engineers;
  • program and product managers; writers) to plan, write, and edit topical information while meeting project requirements and schedules.

  • Conform to document creation and control processes and established quality and style standards.
  • Work with standard templates to ensure documentation is Poly-branded, compliant, approved, and released.
  • Coordinate with manager on assigned documentation projects.
  • Job requirements :

  • BA / BS or MA in Technical Communications or related field.
  • Two to five years of experience writing technical information such as telecommunications, hardware, software, and networking documentation.
  • For less than 2 years of experience, appropriate coursework and related work may be substituted.

  • Evidence of good interpersonal skills, strong teamwork mentality, and professional energy and excellence.
  • Displays ability to be self-directed with a growing skill set and intensity that allows for execution of the job functions with clearly defined specifications and with moderate direction and oversight.
  • Demonstrates good judgment on routine matters and explores appropriate methods for problem solving.
  • Proficient at using standard technical writing tools (such as Adobe FrameMaker and Acrobat) and standard office tools (MS Office based).
  • Must provide sample work. May be asked to complete an editing test.
  • We’d love to hear from you if you have the following :

  • Experience creating system, administrator, and end user documentation.
  • Experience creating topic-based information for single-sourcing and repurposing.
  • Experience with structured authoring and DITA / XML and / or transitioning to structured authoring and DITA / XML.
  • Experience and / or knowledge of TCP / IP, VOIP, or Networking.
  • Ability to take screenshots and modify graphics for use within documentation.
  • Thrive At Poly Because You Are Joining :

  • A global team, united by our innovative products, making an impact toward creating amazing new ways to hear, to see, to work, and to work together.
  • A company who believes a distributed workforce is the present and the future. We leverage our great products, so employees can work in an environment that makes them most connected and productive, no matter where they are.
  • People who are passionate about creating excellence for our customers, and for each other. We’re in this adventure together!
  • Poly is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity or expression, race, age, religious creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, ancestry, color, marital status, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, status as a victim of domestic violence, sexual assault or stalking, medical condition, genetic information, or any other protected class or category recognized by applicable equal employment opportunity or other similar laws.

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