Technical Writer, Software


Udlandet (øvrige)

Can you create clear, concise, well-structured and relevant user information and contribute to develop world-class technical literature? Then you might just be the right person for the position as Technical Writer for our Technical Communication department within the Danfoss Drives Segment.

You will be located in our Gråsten (Denmark) or Tampere (Finland) office and will be working in a global and multi-cultural team with colleagues located in Denmark, Finland, Germany, China and the US. The Technical Communication team is a part of the Danfoss Drives Digital Customer Experience function in Global Marketing and you will report to Senior Manager, Technical Documentation.

Precision, quality and excellent English skills
Your main focus is authoring of software documentation, like Programming Guides, parameter descriptions and help texts for the product user interface, and API documentation. Key tasks and areas of responsibility:

  • Design, delivery, and maintenance of technical communication material using common Danfoss methods, styles and procedures, adhering to corporate guidelines.
  • Developing schedules, plans and programs to support product and service launches.
  • Writing in clear and concise language suitable for translation and worldwide publication.
  • Working with our English technical terminology.
  • Acquiring product knowledge by consulting with experts, such as R&D colleagues, Product Managers, etc.
  • Managing the document review and approval process, and supporting the translation process.
  • Working closely with Danfoss Drives developers and Product Management in the different Danfoss design centers.

You will research, write, compile, edit, and revise various technical documents using our topic-based DITA XML-CMS. The documents contain information on selection, installation, commissioning, programming, operation, maintenance, and after-sales service of Danfoss Drives products. Technical Communication is a vital part of our customer journey for the entire lifecycle of our products.

To join our team, you shall have:

  • BS or BA degree (Engineering, Linguistics, Technical Communication, English) or equivalent.
  • Relevant experience in documenting high-tech product lines in English, preferably in software documentation.
  • Excellent English communication skills, both in writing and verbally.
  • Excellent technical writing and communication skills.
  • Expert knowledge of documentation software formats (XML, CMS, technical illustrations, etc.).
  • Experience with communicating features of complex products to various audiences.
  • A basic understanding of electrical industry products.

Further requirements:

  • You are a proven team player and self-motivated.
  • You possess excellent planning skills and the ability to manage projects in a time-sensitive environment.
  • The content you produce must be clear, concise and accurate and project a professional company image to customers.

Experience with DITA-based XML Content Management Systems is a plus.
The Documentation Specialist shall be able to travel on a limited basis. This ranges from local same-day travel to several days travel to other international Danfoss locations.

For more information about this role,
please contact Holger Thater, Senior Manager Technical Documentation, at +45 2912 5990. For information regarding the process, please contact Senior Recruiter, Marie H.-Kristensen +45 2860 5891.

Company Profile
Now it is a great time to join our truly global and innovative company for engineering tomorrow. Danfoss was the first in the world to mass produce energy saving frequency converters and now we offer a position, where you will play a key role in meeting our ambitious goals for the future. The growing awareness worldwide for environment and energy savings are enabling us to create strong paybacks for our customers and we need you to help us spreading the good news. In this, digitalization plays a vital role and we are constantly aiming for sharing the technical product information to our customers faster, easier and more relevant.

Learn more about Danfoss and the Drives Segment here and watch how Danfoss is Engineering tomorrow, here.

Please apply at your earliest convenience. We do not have an application deadline but accept applications as long as the job is posted. The position will be closed down once we have found the right candidate.

Location: Gråsten, Tampere

Country: Denmark, Finland

Job Area: Sales & Marketing

Type of Position: Professional

Løbende ansøgningsfrist

Udlandet (øvrige)
Marketing & Business
Sprog, Media & Kommunikation
Teknik & Teknologi
Data & analyse
Forskning & Udvikling
Internet & Multimedia
Kommunikation & Media

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