Navis, headquartered in Oakland, CA, is the world’s leading provider of mission-critical software solutions that manage and optimize the flow of goods within and between facilities in the supply chain. At more than 300 facilities in 50 countries, Navis products have helped increase the profitability of moving all types of cargo by encompassing the entire workflow of each operation in a comprehensive, real-time information system. We are a mature profitable logistics software company.
Looking for a sharp, first-rate writer to work with our dynamic team to maintain documentation for the Navis terminal operating system. We currently have seven writers across three teams in Oakland CA, Austin TX, and Chennai, India. We work in a highly collaborative Agile environment, so if you enjoy being able to interact directly with engineers and influence the usability of software, this is a great opportunity. We’re in an interesting and evolving domain, so if you need a stimulating environment, our company provides an opportunity for continuous learning and growth.
This is a full-time position in Oakland, California. For more information about Navis, see www.navis.com.
The ability to:
Write clearly and unambiguously from the user’s perspective
Dig into the details to understand what will be important for the user
Identify everything a user needs to do to complete a task ssuccessfully
Provide information in the most effective order, placing appropriate emphasis on the most key details.
Understand and communicate the big picture
Use graphics effectively when processes are too complex for words
Create and maintain a document plan
Create an outline for a new document, ordering information in a logical, hierarchical structure
Follow existing documentation processes and focus on the details
Juggle multiple deliverables
Take personal ownership and show initiative to make our documentation the best it can be!