Are you an engineer with a big interest in writing? Does working in the challenging area between enforcing style guidelines, ensuring technical accuracy, and delivering what end users want to read sound interesting? Do you want to be a part of a growing, global company that has been voted the top 3 best employer in Sweden? Then you would probably be perfect as a Technical Writer at Sigma Technology!
At Sigma Technology, we put technical writing in focus. Altogether, we are more than 450 colleagues helping our global customers improve their technical communication in writing, with illustrations and animations. Sigma Technology offers you as a Technical Writer a variety of different customer projects. We are collaborating with both small and large companies within many different industries for example; IT, Telecom, the Energy sector, MedTech/Life Science, Automotive, Defense and production companies. Most of our assignments are performed onsite at our customers but we also work with in-house projects from our office in Södermalm.
As a Technical Writer, you will be responsible for creating and updating product information based on various types of input for new and exciting products from global companies. You will be working closely with development teams, product owners, and other professionals within, for example, sales, marketing, and service to get the correct input for your documentation. You will write and update online help systems, user guides, troubleshooting guides, reference documentation, and programming guides. You will drive review meetings, interview software, and hardware developers and lab staff. You will also cooperate with specialists within regulatory requirements and CAD engineering. In many of our assignments, you will also work with technical illustrations. As a Technical Writer at Sigma Technology, you will be part of a team that ensures that our customers' products – with the right information at the right place – can be installed, used, and serviced.
Depending on what type of assignment and industry you prefer to work with, your educational background could be within different areas.
Minimum bachelor degree in IT, Telecom, Mechanical engineering, Energy, MedTech/Life Science or Electronics
Excellent English skills, both written and spoken
Previous experience as a Technical Writer is meriting but not required. You can also developed your writing skills from other jobs/positions, studies or postdoctoral researcher.
Comfortable in interviewing stakeholders for input and driving review meetings
Experience with XML authoring tools is meriting.
Experience with Adobe Illustrator or similar tools
Familiar with Content Management Systems (CMSs).
Collective agreement, Generous wellness allowance, Extra parental salary
Challenging projects - you will work together with many of the leading Swedish and international companies
Training, coaching, and development opportunities
A great team with amazing individuals. It's important to have fun at work!
Annual conference in Europe and regular team activities
A strong employer, Sigma Technology has been voted by its employees as the third best employer in Sweden by Universum for the third year in a row.