Technical Writer

Company Information
Hyperwave is an international company with an enthusiastic, committed team of employees. We produce enterprise knowledge management software for Global 500 companies.

If you’re looking for a challenge in the IT world, you’re in the right place!

Our office is in Graz, Austria’s second largest city, located only 2 hours away from Vienna. Graz is a beautiful city with a well-preserved historic downtown and is surrounded by the picturesque countryside of southern Austria.

We currently have 85 employees working in a flexible and casual environment with a flat hierarchy.

Job Information
Job Type
Permanent, full-time
Starting June 2004

We are looking for a Technical Writer with one or both of the following:

  • a degree in technical writing or English
  • at least 3 years of experience in technical writing

We offer the following:

  • a pleasant work environment in a small group of 4 technical writers
  • five weeks of vacation time per year
  • help looking for a place to live when you arrive in Austria

We expect that you:

  • have excellent writing ability and a love of proper grammar, usage, and style
  • are a native speaker of English
  • can gather information by talking with developers, reading project documents, and trying out the software
  • have meticulous attention to detail
  • are able to work independently, see projects through from planning to end phases, and take pride in a job well done
  • have initiative and will bring fresh ideas and creativity to our group
  • enjoy learning new technical concepts quickly and explaining them in clearly written, understandable, and well-structured manuals are motivated by being given the responsibility of completing major tasks
  • like working closely in a small team of technical writers
  • possess basic ability in creating graphics
  • have experience working in the Windows environment

We’d be thrilled if you:

  • could speak German
  • had experience using Adobe FrameMaker
  • had some technical background such as working in the UNIX environment or programming in Java

Job duties.
Your task would be to design and write product documentation, online help, and teaching materials:

  • in English
  • for our knowledge management and e-learning solutions, and enterprise content management server
  • for administrators, programmers, and end-users

We offer EUR 35,000 - 39,000 per year, depending on qualification and experience.

Your application will only be considered if you answer the following questions:

  1. Do you speak German or any other foreign language?
  2. If so, at what level of fluency?
  3. Do you have any experience living or working abroad?

Please send your application, including a cover letter, resume, and writing samples, to:

Hyperwave Software R&D
Joanna Noemi Pusch
Human Resources
Albrechtgasse 9
8010 Graz, Austria
Tel. +43-316-820918-614
Fax +43-316-820918-99

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Posted April 15, 2004; closes May 30, 2004


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