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Oracle Technical Writer 4-ProdDev in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Creates, develops, plans, writes and edits operational, instructional, maintenance, test or user manuals for paper, multimedia or web-based publications. Contributes to the timely design, production and delivery/completion of product documentation and document sets.

As a member of the technical writing division, you will organize and prepare information for publication and develop publication concepts for the best communication of subject matter. Review technical information prepared by other staff members for clarity and content. Take an active role in the definition and evolution of standard practices and procedures.

Work is non-routine and very complex, involving the application of advanced technical/business skills in area of specialization. Leading contributor individually and as a team member, providing direction and mentoring to others. BS or MS degree or equivalent experience relevant to functional area. 7 years of software engineering or related experience.

Oracle is an Affirmative Action-Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veterans status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Who We’re Looking For

Are you an energetic, outgoing technical writer with experience writing Cloud compliance or information security documentation? Are you a versatile writer, skilled in writing both technical manuals and marcom copy for the web? Are you a pro at building relationships with technical stakeholders and know how to interview security and compliance analysts who are too busy to give interviews? Are you a leader, a self-starter, and a fast learner who takes initiative and who loves a challenge? If so, and you have the skills and experience listed below, then the Oracle SaaS Compliance team wants to hear from you.

Skills and Experience

  • Moderate to advanced knowledge of Cloud compliance or information security principles

  • Proven ability to write technical documentation and product marketing documents (web copy, white papers, data sheets, etc)

  • 4-5 years of experience writing documentation for Cloud services and products

  • Experience working with SMEs and cross-functional teams across multiple time zones

  • Experience in developing external and internal engineering documentation

  • Knowledge of Wiki markup, HTML, CSS, and XML (DITA or OSCAL)

  • Strong analytical and information gathering skills

  • Experience working with DITA

  • Experience using structured authoring, desktop publishing, and graphics software tools

  • Experience using Confluence to develop large document libraries

  • Impeccable English writing skills

  • Ability to learn new technologies quickly

  • Ability to establish and follow style and usage guidelines

  • Strong time management and prioritization skills

  • Experience capturing and maintaining institutional knowledge

  • Experience using enterprise-grade bug-tracking systems such as JIRA

  • Strong team player attributes with outstanding communication, organization, and interpersonal skills


We are seeking candidates from the United States or Canada for this position. Oracle offers a flexible work location policy. You can choose to work remotely or from an Oracle office closest to you or a combination thereof.

Why Join the Oracle SaaS Compliance Team

The Oracle SaaS Compliance team is a growing, dynamic team that plays a key role in Oracle’s SaaS offering. This is an opportunity for a technical writer to have a significant business and tactical impact on a team working on new and ambitious initiatives in the Cloud compliance space.

Job: *Product Development

Organization: *Oracle

Title: Technical Writer 4-ProdDev

Location: United States

Requisition ID: 210001L4

Other Locations: CA-Canada