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Technical Writer

Xplor Education

Xplor Education

Marketing & Communications, IT
Pune, Maharashtra, India
Posted on Wednesday, May 8, 2024

Company Description

Take a seat on the Xplor rocket ship and join us as a Technical Writer.

We’re a global team of builders, listeners and problem-solvers who are relentlessly focused on making life simple, so our customers can get back to growing their business and doing what they love.

Job Description

Reporting into the VP of Product Operations, your primary focus will be to plan, create, and maintain a variety of internal and client facing documentation. This includes API, training, troubleshooting documentation and feature guides. As a Technical Writer, you will create and edit documentation, user manuals, and other technical content to convert technical information to a non-technical language. You will conduct research, evaluate and edit your work, and develop methods for improvement to ensure effective communication across the team.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Update and maintain the knowledge base, manuals, training, and support documentation.
  • Develop and maintain a system with the product and development teams to deliver documentation before new feature releases in Confluence, ensuring timely delivery of feature guides and supporting documentation as part of our go to market strategy.
  • Analyze information required for developing or updating policy, procedure, and form documentation.
  • Translate technical information into clear, readable documents to be used by non-technical personnel.
  • Work with product teams to deliver support documentation and feature guides as part of the product development life-cycle.
  • Ensure timely delivery of content to support our go to market activities.
  • Coordinate and collaborate with other content owners (Product, Product marketing, and Support teams)
  • Standardize content across platforms and media.
  • Write, review, and maintain API documentation for API users, such as API reference docs and developer guides in Stoplight.
  • Work with Product Operations to ensure standardisation of our tooling and approach to consistent documentation process for all of our global teams
  • Continually evaluate and seek feedback on our documentation


What would make me a good candidate?

  • Proven working experience in technical writing of complex documentation.
  • Familiarity with API documentation tools such as Swagger, Stoplight and knowledge of REST APIs is a must.
  • Advanced skills in Markdown, JSON and YAML for REST API documentation.
  • Have experience with creating and maintaining Release notes for feature releases.
  • Ability to translate technical language into simple and concise English appropriate for the target audience.
  • Advanced skills in using Confluence, SharePoint, MS Office suite.
  • Experience in content strategy and information architecture methodologies, techniques, and implementation.
  • Experience with tools such as Draw.IO and Miro.
  • Experience with developing content following the Agile development methodology.
  • An understanding of cloud-based software and Saas
  • Motivated by a fast-paced environment where you will have to constantly adapt - no two days are the same!
  • You’re a true team player who knows that we all have to sometimes roll up our sleeves.
  • You will support teams across Australia, New Zealand, United Kingdom, USA and India and being able to work across multiple time zones is advantageous.
  • You align with our four core values and you’re simply a good human.

Additional Information

At Xplor, we believe that the best innovation and ideas happen at the intersection of differences - people of different cultures, generations, disciplines, and lived experiences. So even if you think you don’t quite tick all the boxes, we still encourage you to apply.

We kindly ask you to apply through our careers portal or external job boards (LinkedIn, Naukri, Indeed, etc) only. Please don't send your application via email. They will not be forwarded.

More about us

We're the first global platform combining SaaS with embedded payments, and tools to help businesses grow and succeed. We offer software solutions in fast-growing ‘everyday life’ verticals: Education, Fitness & Wellbeing, Field Services and Personal Services – and a global, cloud-based payments processing platform. Xplor Technologies serves over 106,000 customers that processed over $37 billion in payments, operating across 20 markets in 2023.

Good to know

To be considered for employment, you must be legally authorised to work in the location (country) you're applying for. Xplor does not sponsor visas, either at the time of hire or at any later time.

To learn more about us and our products, please visit www.xplortechnologies.com/us/careers.

We also invite you to check out our Candidate FAQs for more information about our recruitment process www.xplortechnologies.com/us/recruitment-faqs.

Xplor is committed to providing equal opportunities in employment and creating an inclusive work environment. We provide equal opportunities to all our employees and to all eligible applicants for employment in our company. We do not unfairly discriminate on any ground, including race, religion, color, ancestry, marital status, gender, sexual orientation, age, nationality, ethnic origin, disability or any other category protected by applicable law.

We are a 2024 Circle Back Initiative Employer – we commit to respond to every applicant.