Senior Technical Writer

Russian Federation, Saint-Petersburg

Language Required

  • English

Responsibilities

  • Creating product documentation for Veeam Backup & Replication – the flagship product developed by Veeam Software.
  • Performing the full stack of activities on documentation design and publication.
  • Taking part in translation and translation review projects (EN<>RU).
  • Additional technical writing projects may be required, for example white papers / guides / marketing docs / video / training materials.

Qualifications

  • Excelent written and spoken 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, 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.
  • 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.

Additional skills

  • A good candidate must be a fast learner, hard-working, attentive to detail, ready to take responsibility for own work, go beyond the scope of the job, quickly acquire new skills and knowledge.
  • Strong self-management skills, ability to work in a team.
  • Examples of previous technical documentation projects in English are required: please provide links or documents and specify your role in these projects.
  • You will be asked to complete a test project.

We offer

  • Modern, energetic multinational working environment
  • Salary ranges depending on skills and expertise; Additional quarterly bonuses to top performers
  • Opportunities for professional growth and promotion; for diligent employees the opportunity to be certified -- VMCE (Veeam Certified Engineer)
  • Comprehensive training and mentoring system that includes in addition to the training for Veeam products a number of lectures on related areas (virtualization, networking, etc.) - paid as work
  • Access to the internal lab resources based on Vmware vSphere & Microsoft Hyper-V right from the start date
  • Flexible working schedule
  • Regular assessment and salary/positions review (at least once a year)
  • Employment according to the Labor Code of the Russian Federation, “white” salary, annual leave 28 days + additional time off depending on the work results (up to 12 paid days off per year)
  • An extended medical insurance policy
  • A partial compensation of costs on fitness
  • Free English classes in the office
  • Ability to become a part of football and volleyball Veeam teams
  • Corporate events
  • The relocation package for candidates from other regions (the one-way ticket’s compensation + the relocation allowance in one monthly base pay equivalent)
Natasha
«For me, Veeam is a platform that launched my career into people management in conjunction with channel management. Veeam provides an opportunity for all its employees to succeed and progress within the IT industry.»
Natasha
Inside Channel Team Leader, Australia
«For me, Veeam is a platform that launched my career into people management in conjunction with channel management. Veeam provides an opportunity for all its employees to succeed and progress within the IT industry.»

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