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Full-time Technical Writer position, Aptean, Bangalore

at Aptean in Bangalore

Greetings from Aptean!

Hope you are doing well. Please find below the job description and let us know if you are available.

Interview Schedule : Please find the details below:

Selection Process:
1st Round – Online Aptitude and Personality Assessment (45 minutes)
(Since our company belong to Vista group every employee who will join our organization should take this test. Its Mandtory)

2nd Round:- FTF interviews(technical) /Managerial /HR

Job Summary
As a Technical Writer forAptean, you will work with a team of Documentation professionals to produce high-quality commercial documentation .

As a Technical Writer, you must demonstrate the ability to plan, schedule, coordinate, develop, and produce a suite of product documentation deliverables for publication that contain highly technical information targeted at a range of audiences including end users, system administrators, and software developers. You must work proactively to ensure that the documentation you produce is accurate and complete, and that the documentation conforms to Aptean’s style guidelines. The ability to drive documentation deliverables through the documentation development life cycle (DDLC), from inception to completion, is required.

The ideal candidate should have 4-7 years of technical writing experience in the software industry
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
1 Design, develop, and write technical product documentation according to departmental guidelines for a variety of audiences including business analysts, system administrators, developers and end users.
2 Support the documentation development life cycle (DDLC) and contribute to the development of internal documentation standards and methodology.
3 Work proactively with project teams to ensure that all product documentation is technically accurate, comprehensive and in conformance with Aptean’s documentation standards. Identify resources needed for technical information.
4 Troubleshoot project-related technical issues independently.
5 Coordinate with editors to ensure that all documentation deliverables meet requirements for developmental edits, copy edits and proofing. Write, edit and revise a variety of technical user documentation such as on-line help, service pack notes and articles.
6 Participate in functional specification reviews, development design reviews, quality assurance test plan reviews, documentation reviews and other DDLC & SDLC quality assurance best practices.
7 Work with Documentation Manager, Documentation Lead and project leadership teams to schedule and track documentation milestones; ensure that the documentation is developed and delivered according to the established schedule.
8 Write documentation plans, content specifications and other project documents that support content development throughout the DDLC.
9 Research, develop and edit content quickly and independently.
10 Demonstrate expertise in at least one tool that comprises the authoring environment.
11 Create and maintain online help, quick reference guides, installation & upgrade guides, system administration guides, developer reference guides, release notes, database schemas and other such product documentation deliverables.
Job Requirements
Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree in English, Technical Communications, Technical Writing, Education, or a similar field.
Minimum Experience Required:
• Strong verbal and written communication skills with an excellent command of the English language, characterized by a strong grasp of English grammar, style, tone, spelling, and punctuation.
• 4-7 years’ experience as a technical writer in the software industry, with experience leading Documentation personnel on application software projects in a commercial-grade product development environment.
• Experience employing a full commercial software development lifecycle methodology (SDLC).
• Demonstrated professional experience designing and authoring highly technical product documentation for end users, system administrators, and software developer audiences.
• Demonstrated knowledge of the commercial software development process and the document development life cycle (DDLC).
• Proven ability to work effectively within time constraints to meet schedule deadlines.
• Familiarity with the Microsoft Manual of Style for Technical Publications and the Chicago Manual of Style.
• Experience with Microsoft Windows-based development and documentation standards.

Other Requirements:
• Experience with the following Help authoring tools:
 AuthorIT
 RoboHelp
 MadCap Flare
 Adobe FrameMaker
 Adobe Acrobat
• Experience with Microsoft Office and Microsoft Project
• Experience writing quality documentation for developers, system administrators, and end users
• Conceptual knowledge of n-tier architecture and object-oriented technology
• Conceptual knowledge of the CRM and ERP industries
• Familiarity with HTML, XML, .NET, Java, and relational database (i.e. SQL, Progress)

About Aptean: Aptean was formed by the merger of CDC Software and Consona Corporation in August 2012. Aptean is a Vista Equity Partners portfolio company; Vista is one of the best private equity firm focused on investing in software and technology-enabled businesses with over $7 billion in cumulative capital commitments. Aptean is leading provider of ERP, CRM and supply Chain management solutions; we offer industry-specific software applications that enhance processes across the enterprise, helping businesses manage their resources, supply chain, employees, and customer relationships. Aptean delivers solutions to more than 9,000 enterprise customers in over 100 countries within the manufacturing, distribution, high tech, transportation, retail, government, real estate, financial services, health care, and not-for-profit industries. You can visit companies and to get more information.

Contact person: Subhash
Time: 9:30 am to 4:00 pm.
email id:

Note: Interested candidates can drop into our office with profile.

Office Address :

Level-5(8 floor) “Golden Heights”
No 1/2,59th ‘C’ cross road,
4th M Block, RajajiNagar
Landmark: Total Mall

Kindly revert back with your confirmation! Also send in your updated profile to

With regard to the online assessment, please find some general information/instructions:

  • The assessment has two parts: an untimed Personality Profile and a timed (22 minute) Aptitude section.
  • It should take you about 45 minutes to complete both portions of the assessment.
  • Aptitude test consists of 50 questions and you would be required to answer in 22 minutes(timer limit)
  • The areas covered included:
    - Alphabetical series
    - Graphical Series
    - General English
    - Basic Arithmetic
  • Do not spend too much time on any one question(As you would be needed to complete all 50 questions to clear the aptitude test).
  • There is no negative marking for wrong answers.
  • You must answer each question before moving forward(You cannot toggle between questions).
  • It is recommended that you move through the assessment at a steady to swift pace. Once you begin the assessment, it cannot be restarted or stopped.
  • I would recommend to prepare with the links given below and then plan to take the online assessment. You can browse the following links and check Google for similar links with regard to preparation for the assessment:
    - – there are many sections, you can go though “General online tests”
  • We request you to go through the above preparatory links before taking up the online assessment with us .

IMPORTANT NOTE : If you have already attended the test/interview with Aptean earlier in any location, you will not be eligible to take the test for next 6 Months.

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