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User Assistance Developer ( Associate ) / ( Junior ) Technical Writer: In-Memory Computing/SAP Job

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Date: Oct 8, 2017

Location: Walldorf/St. Leon-Rot, BW, DE, 68789

Company: SAP

PURPOSE AND OBJECTIVES
We are looking for a (Junior) Technical Writer, or as we call it at SAP a "User Assistance Developer (Associate)" to support the SAP HANA in-memory database and new data management applications. Our technologies are the basis for new, ground-breaking applications that enable significant increases in performance, real-time analysis of business data, and Big Data scenarios. If you enjoy technical writing, have a strong interest in software, and are curious to work in a high-paced environment of a multinational world-class company, then we look forward to receiving your application. We cultivate an open and communicative atmosphere in our team, where each team member works independently, but in close cooperation across locations and roles. You will receive training that covers the technical and documentation-related aspects relevant for your job. In addition, a mentoring concept assures effective “on the job” training and the ongoing opportunity to improve your skills as your career progresses.

EXPECTATIONS AND TASKS
•    Writing documentation for software applications: for example, online help, manuals, and tutorials  
•    Providing additional, target group-specific user assistance in the form of image maps, infographics, videos, or blog posts
•    Researching and defining technical and business terminology
•    Proof-reading and editing user interface texts for usability and readability
•    Working in a cross-functional and international team with developers and product managers as well as other information developers and translators

EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS / SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES
Required skills
•    University degree in technical writing, computer science, communications, new media, translation or a related subject
•    Excellent written and spoken English and German
•    Ability to work on different parallel activities and in multiple teams under tight deadlines
•    You enjoy contact with people and passing on your knowledge to others

Preferred skills
•    Practical experience in creating documentation preferably in DITA
•    Experience with content creation for social media or production of videos and infographics
•    SAP product knowledge
•    Familiarity with database administration tasks or reference/developer documentation is a plus

WORK EXPERIENCE
We are looking for recent or upcoming graduates and more professional candidates with 0-5 years of work experience alike.

COMPANY DESCRIPTION

SAP’s vision is to help the world run better and improve people’s lives.

As the cloud company powered by SAP HANA®, SAP is a market leader in enterprise application software, helping companies of all sizes and industries run better. SAP empowers people and organizations to work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively. SAP applications and services enable our customers to operate profitably, adapt continuously, and grow sustainably.

At SAP, we believe in the power of collaboration and empower our employees to perform at their best in an environment that encourages free and open expression of ideas. You’ll work alongside creative thinkers who share your interests, while turning big ideas into reality for our customers. With innovative job training, mentors to help you grow, and the flexibility to balance your work and personal life, you’ll be able to get more out of your career. It’s no wonder that some of the sharpest minds from around the world are working for a company that is consistently recognized as a global top employer.

Now it’s your turn to take the next step and help make the world Run Simple.

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SAP'S DIVERSITY COMMITMENT

To harness the power of innovation, SAP invests in the development of its diverse employees. We aspire to leverage the qualities and appreciate the unique competencies that each person brings to the company.

SAP is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical, sensory and/or mental disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment with SAP and are in need of accommodation or special assistance to navigate our website or to complete your application, please contact us at Careers.Germany@sap.com. Requests for reasonable accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Requisition ID: 157600  Work Area: Communication  Location: Walldorf/St. Leon-Rot  Expected Travel: 0 - 10%  Career Status: Early Talent  
Employment Type: Regular Full Time  Additional Locations:     


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