Technical Writer Intern - Vertica
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Technical Writer Intern - Vertica

  

Job Description:

   

Vertica believes that each of us knows the work environment that makes us the most productive. That's why we provide our employees with the ability to work how and where they will be the most successful. We enable a flexible approach to work location, meaning for roles where it makes sense, you can work from the office or from home, or a combination of both, but you make that choice including where you choose to live. Vertica invests in the best technologies and provides flexible benefits and collaborative work environments to empower employees to work productively in the setting that meets their personal needs. That's why were so proud to have a highly productive and engaged team in every function of the company.

If you are excited about building great technology with a proactive team, you will find yourself in good company at Vertica.

We are looking for a Technical Writer to develop and deliver technical documentation for the Vertica Analytic Database. Vertica is a next-generation analytic database that offers extremely high performance and rich functionality at a low cost. We are looking for someone who is enthusiastic about becoming an information developer and who can bring new ideas and energy to our team.

Responsibilities

  • Research user requirements and design and develop user assistance materials for a variety of audiences, including end users, system administrators, internal support engineers, product developers and training developers.
  • Work with our documentation team to develop online documentation, quick start guides, tutorials/training videos, and blogs, with the goal of delivering an outstanding information experience.
  • Ensure documentation is accurate, clear, complete, and adheres to standards for graphics, format, style, terminology, and overall quality.
  • Work within cross-functional teams, including software developers, QA, support engineers, and product managers.

Education and Experience

  • Pursuing a Bachelor's Degree in English, Technical Communication, Computer Science, or other related discipline. Must be technically inclined and enjoy technical challenges.
  • Master's candidates and above also considered.
  • 0-2 years experience as a technical writer.

More about you

  • You have excellent verbal and communication skills.
  • You have a positive, "can-do" attitude and are passionate about contributing to Vertica's success.
  • You are proactive and accountable.
  • You are enthusiastic about learning new technologies, including authoring tools and video-creation software.
  • You are willing to advocate for our customers.
  • You're a natural problem solver. You seek continuous improvements and innovations and provide solutions when identifying problems.

Bonus points if you have experience with:

  • SQL, database, or business intelligence (BI) products
  • Python
  • AI and Machine Learning (ML) knowledge
  • MadCap Flare or other content management/authoring system
  • WordPress experience
  • Linux and open-source software
  • Jira or other defect-tracking systems
  • UX writing and on-screen help text creation
  • HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
  • Web accessibility standards
  • Video-creation skills

About our team

The best ideas often come from fresh perspectives. At Vertica, our open-minded, diverse and inclusive team is always learning from each other. We approach intellectually challenging work with a "get it done" attitude. Vertica Engineers are given significant latitude and support to pursue what they are passionate about to make Vertica an even better place. If you are excited about building great technology with a proactive team, you will find yourself in good company at Vertica. Welcome to the family.

About our product

Vertica is a recognized leader in analytics powering some of the world's most data driven organizations like Uber, Wayfair, Intuit, Cerner, and more. Our columnar, MPP, distributed database delivers unprecedented speed, petabyte scale, with analytics and machine learning functions built into the core.

We believe the future belongs to the fast. Join us for the ride!

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Micro Focus is proud to be an  Equal Opportunity Employer.  Prospective employees will receive consideration without discrimination because of race, colour, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, citizenship or any other legally protected status

   


Micro Focus is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Prospective employees will receive consideration without discrimination because of race, colour, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status.

 

Position Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Type
Full Time
Period of Employment
Open
Type of Compensation
Paid
College Credits Earned
No
Tuition Assistance
No
Required Student Status
Open
Preferred Majors
Other
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