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Technical Writer

Architecture and Engineering

All

Full Time

On Site

No

Schaumburg, Illinois, United States

Company Overview

Motorola Solutions is there for our customers when everything is on the line. In extreme moments — when a hurricane lands or when a fire breaks out. And in everyday moments — when a package arrives just in time for the holiday or when a child doesn’t miss the school bus home.

We unify voice, data, video and analytics in one integrated ecosystem to enable individuals, businesses and communities to work together in more powerful ways. To help people make better decisions, act confidently and be their best in the moments that matter. Bring your passion, potential and talents to Motorola Solutions and connect with a career that matters.


Department Overview

Our Applied Technology organization puts some of Motorola Solutions' brightest minds on unique, highly challenging projects. Based on decades of experience with our customers, we apply leading-edge technologies to support security and safety throughout the world. We engineer our products from start to finish and manufacture them in-house. We're known for low volume and high capability with focused specialization in areas including software-defined radios, advanced antenna solutions, artificial intelligence and machine learning, cybersecurity, signals intelligence and more. We can't tell you much more about what we do, but we can tell you it's amazing.


Job Description

Responsibilities

  • Work with project managers and engineers to produce and maintain high quality customer documentation including: Operational Manuals, Technical Manuals, Proposals, Whitepapers, User Guides, API Developer Guides, etc.

  • Act as an editor to ensure consistency in presentation material provided to our customers

  • Oversee documentation configuration management and version control

  • Create and maintain templates for use by engineers and project managers in documenting project and product information such as requirements, architecture, etc

  • Maintain a library of technical documentation delivered to the customer

  • Produce electronic documentation and hard copy manuals

Skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Proficiency in MS Office

  • Knowledge of GIT and BitBucket

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Able to write in explanatory and procedural styles for multiple audiences

  • Skilled at prioritization and multi-tasking


Basic Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in English, Journalism, or similar field

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen with the ability to obtain necessary security clearance as required by government contract.

Vaccine Requirement

Motorola Solutions has implemented a voluntary COVID-19 vaccination policy. We strongly encourage all employees to be fully vaccinated. Any employee who is not vaccinated must wear a mask at all times when at a Motorola Solutions site or otherwise meeting with other Motorola Solutions employees or customers. Employees who have submitted proof of vaccination must follow site-specific or local mask requirements. Additionally, certain local governments or Motorola Solutions' customers may have vaccine requirements that apply to some of our employees.


Travel Requirements

None


Relocation Provided

None


Position Type

Experienced


Referral Payment Plan

Yes

Our U.S. Benefits include:

  • Incentive Bonus Plans
  • Medical, Dental, Vision benefits effective Day 1
  • 401K with Company Match and Day 1 vesting
  • 9 Paid Holidays
  • Generous Paid Time Off Packages
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Paid Parental & Family Leave
  • and more!


EEO Statement

Motorola Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran's status, or, any other protected characteristic.