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Lead Technical Writer - Developer & Techwriting

Req id:  34108

Hyderabad, TG, IN



As the Information Company, our mission at OpenText is to create software solutions and deliver services that redefine the future of digital. Be part of a winning team that leads the way in Enterprise Information Management. 



The opportunity:

OpenText is seeking a talented, personable technical writer who contributes to the Product Information team by creating sophisticated technical documentation for developers and the OpenText Developer Cloud.


You are great at:

  • Producing high-quality, clear, accurate, and complete developer documentation with no errors, within established deadlines.
  • Organizing and prioritizing tasks, and have exceptional analytical skills.
  • Managing multiple projects and deliverables.
  • Working in an agile development environment and able to gather information for a writing assignment from a variety of sources, including Development, Quality Assurance, User Experience/Design, and Product Management.
  • Researching and learning new technologies in technical writing and developer documentation.


What it takes:

  • University degree or college diploma (BA or MA), preferably in Computer Science, English, or Technical Writing, with 8+ years of technical writing experience, preferably on developer content. 
  • Ability to lead documentation projects for developer content, balancing workloads and prioritizing commitments according to business needs.
  • Experience writing developer documentation and knowledge of REST APIs.
  • Ability to create and execute Developer Experience (DevX) strategic initiatives for documentation standards, API reference, code samples, tutorials, and information architecture across product teams.
  • Exceptional knowledge and experience with developer content authoring tools, for example, Swagger/OpenAPI, MarkDown, or other industry standards.
  • Programming experience and the ability to read code.
  • Experience working in Docs-as-Code environment.
  • Excellent knowledge of Configuration Management tools, such as GitLab and Perforce.
  • Excellent knowledge of JIRA & Confluence.
  • Excellent knowledge of software development environments, programming languages, and mobile devices.
  • Ability to create engaging developer-focused content for Cloud applications.
  • Experience defining and following documentation standards and best practices.
  • Exceptional English and communication skills. Experience writing using a corporate style guide and following documentation processes.
  • Ability to communicate clearly with all project stakeholders in distributed locations.
  • Experience writing in a structured authoring environment and creating single-source and minimalist content.
  • Knowledge of XML and HTML and various help formats.
  • Knowledge of documentation localization processes as well as software usability principles.
  • Excellent at reviewing documentation written by other writers to ensure clarity, completeness, accuracy, and overall quality standards.
  • Knowledge of Information Management (IM) products and Cloud platforms.




OpenText's efforts to build an inclusive work environment go beyond simply complying with applicable laws. Our Employment Equity and Diversity Policy provides direction on maintaining a working environment that is inclusive of everyone, regardless of culture, national origin, race, color, gender, gender identification, sexual orientation, family status, age, veteran status, disability, religion, or other basis protected by applicable laws. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or recruiting process, please contact us at 1-800-499-6544.


Our growing team is mapping the future of Information Management, and we continue to make new discoveries that expand its boundaries. Join us and be part of a winning team, where the opportunities for your career are limitless. 

From its innovative start as a research project by University of Waterloo professors in 1991, OpenText has grown into a global company with offices in more than 35 countries. Our high- performance culture has forged our growth and is an excellent fit for people looking to push themselves to learn and do more.

It’s our time to lead, and as part of our team, it will be your time too. Our continued growth will provide you the opportunity to explore, learn and chart an exciting career path while enjoying a good work-life balance. 

If you thrive in a dynamic work environment, there is always a new horizon to explore. We are proud to offer excellent benefits, challenging work and competitive financial rewards. 

Our employee programs prioritize employees’ well-being and that of their families. We offer a comprehensive benefit plan, education assistance, a wellness/fitness reimbursement and time off to volunteer. 

Social events 
With offices around the world and flexible work arrangements, OpenText strives to make sure all our employees feel connected. Teamwork extends to our social lives too from local social events to company-wide activities, we want our employees to take time to relax and have fun.  

Corporate Citizenship  
Corporate Citizenship is more than a program for us, it is engrained in our purpose, impact, and approach to doing business. Through numerous volunteer initiatives, we support education and innovation for global change.

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