Technical Writer Deputy Team Leader 

Location HU-Budapest
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Regular Full-Time


Come and join One Identity’s largest development center in Hungary, with offices in Budapest and Veszprém!


Hungary’s most successful IT security startup, Balabit, was founded in 2000, acquired by One Identity in 2018, and has operated since then as an integrated part of this global company. One Identity, lets organizations achieve an identity-centered security strategy with an uniquely broad and integrated portfolio of identity management offerings including AD account lifecycle management, identity governance and administration and privileged access management.

Thanks to our brilliant and dedicated team members who contribute their expertise and experience, One Identity has become a leading IT security software development company, honored to be recognized as a Leader in the 2021 Gartner Magic Quadrant.


Our team in Hungary consists of more than 160 employees, with more than 130 engineers, including developers, test automation engineers, UI/UX designers, DevOps experts, internal IT and Support engineers. We are a rapidly growing company, currently recruiting for a  Technical Writer Deputy Team Leader  and very excited to talk to individuals that are seeking a challenging, forward thinking and supporting place to work!


About being a One Identity Technical Writer: 

We are primarily responsible for researching and writing the original content for technical user documentation explaining complex computer software solutions in the IT Security industry. We proactively initiate usability-related discussions with the development teams, and we have a real impact. We like working in a positive and supportive team environment and thrive when we have the opportunity to make the world a bit better. We take pride in our work and our contribution is recognized and valued by our colleagues and end-users. 


You will like working with us if you appreciate: 

-Strong work-life balance, including flexible working hours and home office options. 

-Allocated time for developing your skills. 

-Inclusive atmosphere and a supportive, teal-organized team. 

-Support in reaching your goals. 

-A team that welcomes initiative and self-motivation. You will not always be told what to do exactly, but you will be supported in your work, and your ideas will be discussed together with the team. 

-A professional environment, where we define and drive what technical communication is. 


Hiring process 

-We will ask you to send us your CV. 

-If your CV is selected, you will be invited to schedule a screening call with the Recruitment Business Partner. In this call, we will discuss your experience, understand what you are looking for in a Technical Writing role, talk about your work and approach to technical-writing, discuss your compensation expectations and reasons why you want to join One Identity, and answer any questions you have

-We will ask for 2-3 sample documents that you wrote

-Next, if you successfully pass the screening call, you will complete a test that measures various technical writing competencies, skills, and attitude

-If you pass the test, you will be invited to schedule a 60-90-minute interview with our Technical Writer Team Lead and members of the Team. In this interview, we will ask you to share with us your experiences up till now. We aim to understand what you are looking for in this position and answer any questions you have. Note that this will not be a classic panel interview, but closer to a semi-informal discussion where you will have the chance to meet your future teammates and get a sense of what working with us will be like


-Analyze development requirements to determine the content deliverables (e.g., documentation, UI content) for a project

-Write, review, and maintain technical documentation and UI content

-Collaborate with developers to become familiar with product technology and to collect and verify information for documentation purposes

-Develop and maintain a strong understanding of products and customer use cases

-Adhere to technical documentation standards

-Conduct technical and peer reviews of documentation to ensure consistent quality of the documentation set

-Ensure documentation and UI content usability by testing their validity against the product

-Identify contradictions, technical omissions, and inaccuracies in documentation, UI content and product

-Collaborate with other teams to improve documentation processes to increase efficiency and quality of product documentation and UI content

-Contribute to improving development processes and product usability


Additional responsibilities as a Deputy Team Leader 

-Support the Team Leader by taking over some of the operative responsibilities 

-Drive discussions and facilitate team decision making 

-Identify where we could do better and be better

-Eventually lead a team on their own


-8+ (senior) / 5+ (normal) years of technical writing experience documenting enterprise level software applications  

-Native or near-native command of English

-Proactive, self-motivated and has a can-do attitude. 

-Excellent writing and editing skills, and strong organization skills

-Inquiring mind with meticulous attention to detail

-Critical thinking to formulate questions that focus on investigating documentation- UI content- or product-related inconsistencies

-Recognizes patterns

-Creativie in the preparation of documents while being compliant with company standards

-Experienced in using enterprise-level documentation toolchains and/or doc-as-code. For example, source control systems (Git, SVN or TFS), XML- or HTML-editors (MadCap Flare, oXygen, etc.) and topic-based authoring

-Works independently with little supervision

-Works with and communicates effectively with a team of writers and developers located around the world

-Enjoys autonomy, is excited to bring in and drive innovative ideas

-Is interested in being mentored in leadership and eventually would lead a team on their own



Company Description 

One Identity enables organizations of all sizes to better secure, manage, monitor, protect, and analyze information and infrastructure to help fuel innovation and drive their businesses forward. With team members around the globe, we intend to continue to grow revenues and add value to customers. 


When you join our team, you will have the opportunity to build and develop products at a scale few others can provide. Our product portfolio serves a large base of customers and we are addressing the strategic imperatives for enterprise businesses. Working with some of the most talented employees the industry has to offer, we provide enhanced career opportunities for team members to learn and grow in a rapidly changing environment. 


Why work with us? 

-Life at One Identity means collaborating with dedicated professionals with a passion for technology. 

-When we see something that could be improved, we get to work inventing the solution. 

-Our people demonstrate our winning culture through positive and meaningful relationships. 

-We invest in our people and offer a series of programs that enables them to pursue a career that fulfills their potential. 

-Our team members’ health and wellness is our priority as well as rewarding them for their hard work. 


One Identity is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind: One Identity is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at One Identity are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. One Identity will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. One Identity encourages applicants of all ages. 


Come join us. For more information, visit us on the web at One Identity Careers | Explore Opportunities with the OI Team


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