Oracle Technical Writer 3-ProdDev in Canada

Technical Writer 3-ProdDev

Preferred Qualifications

As MySQL is thriving and growing, we're looking for an experienced technical writer to join the MySQL documentation team. The documentation team is located in Europe and North America, and so you should be.

For this job, we need the best and most dedicated people around. You will be part of a geographically distributed documentation team responsible for the technical documentation of MySQL products. Team members are expected to work independently, requiring discipline and excellent time-management skills as well as the technical facilities and experience to communicate across the Internet.

Candidates should be prepared to work intensively with our engineers and support personnel. The overall team is highly distributed across different geographies and time zones. Our source formats are DocBook XML and DITA. We're not just writing documentation, but also handling publication and maintenance of our toolset (XML, XSLT, Perl, Python). You should be willing to learn and ideally contribute to our publication infrastructure.

Your areas of responsibility will include documenting MySQL Cloud Services, MySQL Replication, and MySQL High Availability. A MySQL certification is considered an advantage.

Other qualifications you should have:

  • Native English speaker

  • Familiarity with SVN and Git

  • Comfortable working on multiple operating systems, particularly Windows, OS X, and Linux

  • Ability to administer own computer and VMs

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

Ability to provide (online) samples of your work (docs, articles)

Detailed Description and Job Requirements

Creates, develops, plans, writes and edits operational, instructional, maintenance, test or user manuals for paper, multimedia or web-based publications. Contributes to the timely design, production and delivery/completion of product documentation and document sets.

As a member of the technical writing division, you will design, create and deliver whole product documentation sets and/or related courseware. Edit, organize and direct the work activities of other technical writers and staff. Plan the format, arrange the layout of publications and edit work for conformance to publication standards and specifications.

Duties and tasks are varied and complex utilizing independent judgment. Fully competent in own area of expertise. May have project lead role and or supervise lower level personnel. BS or MS degree or equivalent experience relevant to functional area. 4 years of software engineering or related experience.

Oracle is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability and protected veterans status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job: Product Development

Location: United States

Other Locations: Canada

Job Type: Regular Employee Hire

Organization: Oracle