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Rocket Software, Inc. Technical Writer in Topeka, Kansas

It's fun to work in a company where people truly BELIEVE in what they're doing!

Job Description Summary:

Rocket Software is a leading global developer of software products that help corporations, government agencies, and other organizations reach their technology and business goals. Thirteen-hundred Rocketeers on five continents build and deliver mission-critical solutions for more than ten-thousand customers and partners.

Rocket Software is looking for a dynamic Technical Writer to join our vibrant, global content team. This contributor will bring creativity and enthusiasm for new technologies to our Rocket products. The ideal candidate enjoys working closely with team members from many disciplines and continually striving to improve the content experience of our products.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities :

  • Plans, organizes, and develops content that supports customer needs including in product and user content, reference guides, and release notes

  • Participates in product grooming, planning, and development meetings

  • Collaborates with product management, development, project managers, customer support, and users to plan, create, and update product content that supports the business strategy

  • May participate in user research and evaluating the product interface from the user perspective

  • Works with an editor and/or a content strategist as necessary

  • May assist in developing blog posts, community articles, and white papers that contribute to customer success

  • Maintains up-to-date knowledge on trends and best practices for developing software content

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Technical Communication, Journalism, English, or another technical discipline

  • Experience working as an Technical Writer

  • Experience with DITA and associated information development tools

  • Comprehensive understanding of minimalism and structured authoring

  • Understanding of software technologies and APIs

  • Ability to quickly learn new tools and technologies

  • Ability to think critically and propose content to address customer needs

  • Self-motivated, detail-oriented team player with excellent time-management and organizational skills

  • Fluent in spoken and written English

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Technical Communication, Journalism, English, or another technical discipline

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Information Security:

Information security is everyone’s responsibility. A fundamental principle of information security at Rocket Software is that all individuals in the organization have a responsibility for the security and protection of company information and IT Resources over which they have control, according to their role.

Diversity, Inclusion & Equity:

At Rocket we are committed to an inclusive workplace environment, where every Rocketeer can thrive by bringing their full selves to work. Being a Rocketeer means you are part of our movement to continually drive inclusivity, diversity and equity in our workforce.

The base salary range for this role is $66,679.50 - $83,349.50 /year. Exact compensation may vary based on skills, experience, and location.

What Rocket Software can offer you in USA:

Extensive paid time off programs (paid holidays, sick, and vacation time)

Healthcare coverage options to fit you (and your family’s) needs

Retirement savings, with matching contributions by Rocket Software

Life and disability coverage

Leadership and skills training opportunities

Two paid work days for off-site training

Rocket Software Inc. is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. Rocket Software Inc. is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

Rocket is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with physical and mental disabilities. If you need special assistance or an accommodation while seeking employment, please call: 781-577-4321 or send an email to people@rocketsoftware.com. We will make a determination on your request for reasonable accommodation on a case-by-case basis.

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If you like wild growth and working with happy, enthusiastic over-achievers, you'll enjoy your career with us!

Thousands of companies around the world depend on Rocket to solve their most challenging business problems by helping them run their critical infrastructure, business processes, and data, as well as extending the value of these assets to take advantage of cloud and mobile computing, advanced analytics, and other future innovations. From the clothes we wear to the cars we drive, Rocket solutions power the back-end systems that thousands of brands interact with every day. At Rocket, software has always been about people—not just ones and zeroes. We’re people solving problems for other people, and we strive to treat our customers, partners, and fellow Rocketeers with humanity. Founded in 1990, Rocket Software is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts with 31 offices around the world.

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