Technical Writer-GradCitrix Systems
We believe work is not a place, but rather a thing you do. Our technology revolves around this core philosophy. We are relentlessly committed to helping people work and play from anywhere, on any device. Innovation, creativity and a passion for ever-improving performance drive our company and our people forward. We empower the original mobile device: YOU!
R9258 Technical Writer-Grad (Open)
Job Posting Title:
Are you graduating from college soon? Do you want to work alongside a talented team of professionals while learning established practices and procedures.
Citrix Systems is looking for bright, enthusiastic college graduates who enjoy working in a dynamic, fast-paced environment! Here at Citrix you will have the ability to work with professionals within a large public company. As a Technical Writer, you will be responsible for producing product documentation per documentation plan, process, and standards. Usually responsible for assignments of small to moderate scope and often works on more than one assignment at a time.
What does Citrix do? Citrix is a cloud company that enables mobile workstyles; powerful, new ways to connect with people and information on-demand from anywhere. As the workplace and workforce continues to rapidly evolve, our aspiration is to create a seamless continuum between work and life, so people are free to work whenever, wherever and however they choose.
Primary Duties / Responsibilities
Creates component-level Documentation plans. (Documentation plans are subset of the planning required for a project release and is often referenced by a more comprehensive Pubs Plan.). Plan requires review by manager/more senior technical writer.
May be asked to create Pubs Plans for projects limited in scope/complexity (e.g., projects comprising a single component). Plan requires review by manager/more senior technical writer.
Research — participates in requirements review to ensure a thorough understanding of technology/component. Reads and assimilates information from other Citrix documentation such as technical specifications.
Owns the technical accuracy of content for assignment but has room to continue to develop a comprehensive understanding of Citrix technologies.
Manages schedule effectively and usually meets agreed upon deadlines. Able to identify and escalate when their schedule moves off track.
Normally receives general instructions on routine work. Receives more detailed instructions on new assignments.
May still benefit from structural and task-based writing editing/coaching from manager, but should not need coaching/editing on style and grammar.
Continues to develop in a number of areas including:
Writing and communication best practices (e.g., task-based authoring, structured authoring, chunking information, writing for reuse, etc.)
Expanding professional contacts to those outside of Technical Publications (e.g., Developers, Test, etc.)
Better understanding of Citrix technologies
Overall socialization to editing process
Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, Abilities)
Requires strong written and verbal communication skills, attention to detail, and ability to adhere to agreed upon schedules.
Proficient at using authoring tools needed in the role.
Requirements (Education, Certification, Training, Experience)
Soon to be graduate or recently having graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in English, journalism, technical writing, or a related field.
Aptitude or experience in information development/writing in a related field.
Citrix is a cloud company that enables mobile workstyles. We create a continuum between work and life by allowing people to work whenever, wherever, and however they choose. Flexibility and collaboration is what we’re all about. The Perks: We offer competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package. You’ll enjoy our workstyle within an incredible culture. We’ll give you all the tools you need to succeed so you can grow and develop with us.
If this is an evergreen requisition, by applying you are giving Citrix consent to be considered for future openings of other roles of similar qualifications.
Citrix (NASDAQ:CTXS) is leading the transition to software-defining the workplace, uniting virtualization, mobility management, networking and SaaS solutions to enable new ways for businesses and people to work better. Citrix solutions power business mobility through secure, mobile workspaces that provide people with instant access to apps, desktops, data and communications on any device, over any network and cloud. With annual revenue in 2014 of $3.14 billion, Citrix solutions are in use at more than 330,000 organizations and by over 100 million users globally. Learn more at www.citrix.com.
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Citrix is a leader in virtualization, networking and cloud infrastructure to enable new ways for people to work better. Citrix solutions help IT and service providers to build, manage and secure virtual and mobile workspaces that seamlessly deliver apps, desktops, data and services to anyone, on any device, over any network or cloud. This year Citrix is celebrating 25 years of innovation, making IT simpler and people more productive with mobile workstyles. With annual revenue in 2013 of $2.9 billion, Citrix solutions are in use at more than 330,000 organizations and by over 100 million people globally.