Senior Technical Writer

Location: Warsaw, PL
Application deadline: 2023-05-01-07:00

Do you strive to develop documentation that makes users succeed and look good? Do you enjoy learning about complex user scenarios and presenting them clearly? And do you thrive in a dynamic, agile software development environment?  


Join our user documentation team as a Senior Technical Writer.

We are a team of passionate technical writers committed to creating high-quality, user-centric documentation for our investment management solutions and services. We continuously develop and improve our own content management policies and procedures. Our supportive team spirit, buddy programs, and peer processes ensure that we technical writers can efficiently work together towards our common goals. 


We expect you to be comfortable working across our agile teams: You will collaborate with a variety of stakeholders like development teams and product owners to gather information and create structured, consistent content for successful user assistance that drives business outcomes. 


Development teams and the user documentation team are located in Copenhagen, Ukraine, London, and Frankfurt, so you will be working in an international environment with virtual collaboration on a daily basis.

Your role 

As a Senior Technical Writer, you know how to work effectively and independently. You will: 

  • Design, create, and maintain structured user assistance for international financial professionals, for example, user manuals, release notes, context-sensitive help, tooltips, and GUI labels. 

  • Collaborate with software engineers and product owners on agile teams to plan and manage documentation deliverables. 

  • Edit content from other technical writers before publication for consistency and accuracy of language. 

  • Contribute to the professional development of the user assistance community of practice. 

  • Help to define and improve user documentation strategy and procedures with the technical writer team. 


Your qualifications 

  • Five or more years relevant experience in technical communication in a software development organisation 

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in native English 

  • Practical experience in topic-based authoring 

  • Experience working to standards in a structured authoring environment 

  • Experiences in working in agile and from the financial industry are plusses; if you don’t have them, we will bring you up to speed 


If you come work with us as a Senior Technical Writer, we will 

  • Welcome you to an awesome team of 15 technical writers 

  • Pair you with an experienced writer to help you onboard 

  • Empower you to design, research, and produce technical content of your own 

  • Show you how to succeed with our sophisticated content management tool chain 

  • Support your professional development and foster your curiosity 

  • Support a healthy work/life balance with flexible hours in our distributed team 


Attractive salary, bonus scheme, and pension are essential for any work agreement. However, in SimCorp, we believe we can offer more. Therefore, in addition to the traditional benefit scheme, we provide a great work & life balance and opportunities for professional development: there is never just only one route - we offer an individual approach to professional development to support the direction you want to take.

Next steps:

Applying for a job at SimCorp can involve several stages. Whenever possible, we’ll try to shorten our standard process outlined below. However, depending on the specific requirements of the hiring team, an additional step or meeting may be required – we’ll keep you informed at every stage.

1. Initial call with Talent Acquisition Partner

2. Meeting with the Team Manager in-depth conversation about the role and your previous experience

3. Technical meeting with Team members

4. Feedback and final offer

Who we are:

For over 50 years, we have worked closely with investment and asset managers to become the world’s leading provider of integrated investment management solutions. We are 2,100+ colleagues with a broad range of nationalities, educations, professional experiences, ages, and backgrounds in general.
SimCorp is an equal-opportunity employer. We are committed to building a culture where diverse perspectives and expertise are integrated in our everyday work. We believe in the continual growth and development of our employees so that we can provide best-in-class solutions to our clients.
While striving to deliver client value, we believe it is vital to consider our people and our planet in every business decision we make. Acting responsibly is not optional. It is essential.