30 days old

Technical Writer

Foster City, CA
**Technical Writer**

Locations:Foster City, California

Job Family: Internal Services


English (US)

**Job Description**

**Division:** Energy Management

**Business Unit:** Digital Grid Solutions & Services

**Requisition Number:** 222308

**Primary Location:** United States-California-Foster City

**Assignment Category:** Full-time regular

**Experience Level:** Mid level

**Education Required Level:** Bachelor's Degree

**Travel Required:** 10%

**Division Description:**

With power chain management from creation to consumption, and over half a dozen manufacturing hubs here in the U.S., Siemens Energy Management provides technologies for the economic, reliable, and intelligent transmission and distribution of electrical power. From smart grid and energy automation technology, to power supply for industrial plants and high-voltage transmission systems, Siemens is providing intelligent technologies to a diverse clientele.

For more information, please visit: http://www.siemens.com/businesses/us/en/energy-management.htm

**Job Description:**

eMeter is at the heart of the Smart Grid revolution sweeping the globe: every electric, gas, and water meter around the world is being replaced by a Smart meter that can measure precisely when and how much energy is consumed. Were one of two major product portfolios making up the Siemens Digital Grid Software unit, and are the leading provider of software that manages the enormous stream of data and events tracked by these smart meters. Our platform and growing number of apps enable utilities and their customers to lower costs, provide better service, and make smarter energy decisions.In addition, the eMeter platform is being heavily leveraged and enhanced as part of the Siemens-wide Mindsphere IoT platform. We offer technically challenging work, opportunity for growth, an open and collaborative culture, and the chance to make a difference.

Were looking for a technical writer to join our team at eMeter to develop documentation for ourenterprise grid application platform and enterprise software and analytics applications. The ideal candidate willhaveextensive experience writing product documentation for complex, enterprise software applications for a wide range of audiences.

**What Youll Do:**

+ Define, create, maintain, and deliver high-quality documentation that empowers our customers and partners to implement, extend, and use eMeterenterprise businessapplications

+ Collaborate with developers, product managers, and solution consultants, to gather and transform technical and functional information

+ Write documentation for products developed on an evolving set of technologies, including HBase, Cassandra, Redis, Kafka, Cloud Foundry, and Hadoop

**Who You Are:**

+ Writeclear, accurate, and complete technical content with ease

+ Grasp technical material quickly

+ Understand the documentation needs of developers, administrators, system integrators, and data analysts

+ Enjoy working in a variety of environments, whether individually or as part of a team, face-to-face or remotely, in a fast-paced environment

+ Highly motivated with demonstrated ability to take ownership and define work with little direction

+ Possess superiornative-levelwritten and verbal communication skills in English

+ BA/BS in Computer Science, Technical Communication, or related field

+ 6+ years of professional technical writing experience

+ 3+ years documenting complex enterprise software products for a technical or developer audience.

**Bonus Points**

+ Experience writing API documentation

+ Experience as a system administrator, support engineer, systems integrator, or developer

+ Previous experience in the power or energy domain

+ Experience writing documentation for applications that are implemented as microservices


**Equal Employment Opportunity Statement**

Siemens is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, transgender, sex stereotyping, protected veteran or military status, and other categories protected by federal, state or local law.

**EEO is the Law**

Applicants and employees are protected under Federal law from discrimination. To learn more, Click here at https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm .

**Pay Transparency Non-Discrimination Provision**

Siemens follows Executive Order 11246, including the Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision. To learn more, Click here at https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/pdf/pay-transp_formattedESQA508c.pdf .


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