Sr. Tech Writer: Scality (PARIS)

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Sr. Tech Writer: Scality (PARIS)

Postby wabernat on Tue May 15, 2018 1:28 pm ... l6dasd63Pr

Job Description

A Senior Technical Writer at Scality works to conceptualize, create, and maintain documentation pertaining to installation and operation of the company’s software offerings. It is expected that the successful applicant be familiar with the concepts, practices and procedures of the technical writing field. Also, the applicant should have a working knowledge in the areas of file and object storage, as well as cloud storage solutions.

Essential Functions

Document new features and incorporate customer feedback on existing documentation
Increase the quality of Scality’s overall documentation set, including various customer-facing products, such as PDF publications and online help (standalone and contextual)
Conceptualize and create flow diagrams and light graphic artifacts
Work cooperatively and participate in stand-up meetings with Scality product development and support teams in accordance with the overall product delivery schedule
Analyze existing and prospective content, focusing on re-use and single-sourcing opportunities


Demonstrated high-level English technical writing ability
Adept in topic-based authoring (MadCap Flare, or other like topic-based authoring tools)
Familiarity with CSS and HTML
Understanding of SDLC and Agile
Organization and prioritization skills
Proficiency in UNIX/Linux and cloud environments
Wide communication proficiency, required for working with various technical personnel (Engineering, R&D, Customer and Technical Service)
A resolute demeanor, coupled with the ability to work autonomously as part of a globally-dispersed documentation team
Talent for aligning with target audience
Skill in converting technical jargon to clear and concise language


5+ years of experience documenting complex software products, both in print and online


University degree or accredited certification in a technical communications or engineering field.


Curious and open-minded
Strong teamwork mentality
Passion for technology
Problem-analysis/solving determinedness
Detail oriented
A good sense of humor

Company Description

Scality is an industry leader in software-defined storage at petabyte-scale. Founded in 2009, Scality has deployed software-based storage solutions that deliver billions of files to more than two hundred million users daily with 100% availability. Scality’s customers include four of the top ten cable operators in the US, the second largest Telco in France, leading operators in Japan, leading television network in Germany, and the second largest online video site in the world.

Scality’s internal motto is: “work hard, play hard, eat well and amaze the customer!”

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