We're looking for talented and intellectually curious technical writers for our team. Writers who can apply both intuitive and analytical thinking and quickly understand complex software. Writers who can visualize the big picture and brainstorm about edge cases. Writers who are technical enough to experiment with the product to figure out how something works.
As a technical writer in the Documentation team, you will:
To succeed in this role, you must have excellent communication skills, strong technical skills, a hands-on approach, and a self-motivated attitude. Expect to work in a fast-changing, flexible environment, and to use your own judgment extensively.
Required skills and experience
Preferably, candidates also have some of the following:
About the Documentation team
The Documentation team creates and publishes content that helps our users understand technical and business concepts and successfully deploy, customize, and use Guidewire products.
Our audience includes business analysts, technical consultants, and various levels of programmers. Writers must deeply understand the end-to-end behavior of our product features and functionality as well as related configuration files and APIs.
Our custom production, validation, and automation tools enable writers to focus on learning complex information and writing about it, rather than on production work or investigating documentation build problems.
Guidewire builds software that property and casualty insurers need to adapt and succeed in a time of rapid industry change. We combine three elements – core processing, data and analytics, and digital engagement – into a technology platform that enhances insurers’ ability to engage and empower their customers and employees. More than 350 P/C insurers around the world have selected Guidewire.
We believe we have a good idea about what makes a fulfilling work life for employees: meaningful work, quality products, sound business strategy, ultra-competent colleagues, and plenty of freedom to innovate and create. We were recently honored with a Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Award for Best Places to Work in 2018.
The company is headquartered in Foster City, California and is publicly traded under the symbol GWRE.
Seem Like a Good Fit?
If you’re excited by the same things we are, we want to hear from you today! To see job listings and testimonials from employees about what it’s like to work at Guidewire, go to http://careers.guidewire.com.
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