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Technical Writer & Content Manager

Reston | Virginia | United States

Are you a master of prose with a proclivity toward technology? As a Senior Technical Writer at Appian you’ll team up across departments to take our professional services documentation to the next level. You’ll respond to and translate complex and technical subject matter into simple, impactful content that’s a joy to use, much like our software platform itself!  

What is Appian? It’s a low-code application platform that lets business people build powerful enterprise web and mobile apps with flexible, visual models instead of clunky custom code.

About you:

  • You’re experienced; at least 4+ years in a position that requires professional writing in a technical capacity related to software development (ideally cloud based)   
  • You’re innovative, self-motivated, highly organized, and always thinking of ways to make content delivery more efficient
  • You possess strong written communication skills and proven experience breaking complex subject matter down into digestible components
  • Possess knowledge of the software development lifecycle including agile practices and standards
  • You’re well educated with at least a BA/BS in a related field

What you’ll be doing:

  • Liaise across multiple departments including Professional Services, Sales, and Engineering
  • Actively participate in the entire lifecycle; including requirement gathering meetings and discussions
  • Build the boiler plates and reusable components, become the subject matter expert for technical content
  • Partner with the proposal team in responding to RFPs/RFIs
  • Be a steward of the corporate identity through adherence to document templates and branding standards
  • Manage and scale the corporate collateral and content repositories for Professional Services


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