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Autodesk Inc

Senior Technical Writer

Autodesk Inc - San Francisco, CA

Senior Technical Writer','18WD29084','Americas-United States of America-California-San Francisco','!*!Senior Technical WriterLocation: San Francisco, CA- United StatesJob ID: 18WD29084  Position OverviewAutodesk is looking for a Senior Technical Writer to be part of our Digital Transformation initiative. As a member of the newly formed Digital Platform and Experience (DPE) organization, you will help modernize our engineering practices and make them more efficient. DPE engineering teams seek to collaborate and use each other’s services to build a better-integrated common technology platform. To be successful, the engineering community must communicate their services with each other, and make their services discoverable and accessible. As a Senior Technical Writer, you will work across divisions to help develop and document engineering best practices for the strategic projects that will make this possible.The improved maturity of our engineering practices will produce a more consistent and effective customer experience.The ideal candidate enjoys working with architects and engineers, eliciting information from them, and helping them share this knowledge. You should know and enjoy working with tools such as Confluence, Markdown in Github, and Swagger.ResponsibilitiesResearch, design, and develop best practices for internal technical documentation sharing and communicationDrive effective communication and collaboration across multiple engineering teams within the DPE organizationFocus on strategic internal developer documentation projects and initiatives within the DPE organizationLead the team in developing internal documentation solutions and identifying opportunities for innovationManage technical documentation projects and coordinate resourcesPossess or actively acquire extensive domain and product knowledgeMinimum Qualifications10 years technical documentation experience, preferably for large, complex environmentsProven ability to drive change and influence across organizationsExcellent writing and organizational skillsBachelor’s degree or higher in one of the following areas: Journalism, English, Communications, Technical Writing, Computer Science, Engineering, or related fieldStrong communication skillsAbility to advocate for customer needsA passion for qualityAbout AutodeskWith Autodesk software, you have the power to Make Anything. The future of making is here, bringing with it radical changes in the way things are designed, made, and used. It's disrupting every industry: architecture, engineering, and construction; manufacturing; and media and entertainment. With the right knowledge and tools, this disruption is your opportunity. Our software is used by everyone - from design professionals, engineers and architects to digital scientists, students and hobbyists. We constantly explore new ways to integrate all dimensions of diversity across our employees, customers, partners, and communities. Our ultimate goal is to expand opportunities for anyone to imagine, design, and make a better world.','','','','Engineering','Senior Technical Writer

86 days 16 hours ago

Autodesk Inc


Senior Technical Writer Autodesk Inc - San Francisco, CA, United States


Location: San Francisco, CA

Company Profile:
Autodesk, Inc., is a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software. Customers across the manufacturing, architecture, building, construction, and media and entertainment industries—including the last 19 Academy Award winners for Best Visual Effects—use Autodesk software to design, visualize, and simulate their ideas before they're ever built or created. From blockbuster visual effects and buildings that create their own energy to electric cars and the batteries that power them, the work of our 3D software customers is everywhere you look.