Software-Design and Development

User Assistance Developer - Consumer Industry Cloud

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Expectations and Tasks

As a senior user assistance developer, you will work on UA deliverables include, but are not limited to, terminology, UI texts, guides, multimedia, scripts, context-sensitive help, tutorials, and social-media content. Collaborate and communicate, as applicable, with internal stakeholders, such as subject-matter experts, user experience (UX), development, validation, and product support. Collaborate and communicate with external stakeholders such as customers and partners to develop and review UA deliverables through, for example, customer engagement activities, social media, usability tests, and feedback channels. Identify information needs of, among others, users for UA deliverables and other content by researching social media (for example, discussion forums on SAP SCN), and is aware of and responsive to what users are discussing. Ensure UI texts are clear and translatable, and support the tasks of the user. Use appropriate style and tone for the product and the audience according to the target group and market. Give, receive, and implement feedback on UA deliverables. Apply all relevant SAP standards and guidelines for the given product/area, and ensures UA deliverables are aligned with them as well as with the content architecture. Actively provides feedback on these standards and guidelines using the appropriate channels. Proofread and edit content for relevance and linguistic correctness, as well as for terminology that is simple, consistent, and that conforms to industry standards. Submit content for language editing to a UA colleague if required, to ensure high-quality deliverables in the source language. Use the software to test the accuracy of UA deliverables. Prepare content for delivery, including the provision of metadata, following the standard production process. Plan and coordinate the UA deliverables for a product area or project, as applicable. Participate in projects to improve UA tools, processes, and content. Follow and apply relevant industry and technology trends for user assistance, as applicable, at SAP.

Core Responsibilities

  • Create user assistance (UA) deliverables that enable users to deploy, administer, and use SAP software. These include UI texts, guides, multimedia, scripts, context-sensitive help, tutorials, and social-media content.
  • Autonomously manage projects with aggressive deadlines while meeting expected quality standards.
  • Collaborate and communicate with internal and external stakeholders including subject-matter experts in user experience (UX), development, quality assurance, and product support as well as internal and external customers.
  • Consistently advocate for an excellent user experience by researching users’ primary use cases and information needs, and being aware of and responsive to what users are discussing.
  • Actively test and use the software to test the accuracy of your UA deliverables and to ensure the design of the product meets user needs and delivers an excellent user experience.
  • Actively participate in projects to improve UA tools, processes, and concepts.


  • Knowledge of cloud and advanced cloud native concepts
  • 0-3 years of experience in a user assistance role
  • Excellent writing and peer editing skills
  • Experience documenting APIs, administrative content, and programming information
  • Experience creating how-to videos
  • Experience with information design
  • Familiarity with content management or source control systems
  • Familiarity with Agile software development and related tools

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Requisition ID: 343163  | Work Area: Software-Design and Development  | Expected Travel: 0 - 10%  | Career Status: Professional  | Employment Type: Regular Full Time   | Additional Locations: #LI-Hybrid.

Requisition ID:  343163
Posted Date:  Jun 15, 2022
Work Area:  Software-Design and Development
Career Status:  Professional
Employment Type:  Regular Full Time
Expected Travel:  0 - 10%

Shanghai, CN, 201203

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