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How many companies are present in India who hire professional technical writers in large numbers?

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RE: How many companies are present in India who hire professional technical writers in large numbers?

Rajeev Jain
Rajeev Jain
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Expert Technical Writer at Agilent Technologies
  • Gurgaon

Hi,


I am really not sure what could be the reasons of asking this question but there are many companies having big team of writers. Some of the companies that I am aware of are:
1. Oracle
2. EMC
3. Adobe
4. Symphony
5. Huawei
6. Alcatel
7. Cisco
8. Dell
9. Infosys
10. Wipro
11. Unisys

Some service companies having big team of writers are:
1. NIIT
2. Aptech
3. Triumph
4. Citec
5. Commit
6. Talisma

There are many other companies having small to medium size teams. If you can share the purpose of this question, i can try to answer in more detail and provide info that if os some use to you.

Hope this is of some help

-Rajeev Jain

RE: How many companies are present in India who hire professional technical writers in large numbers?

Rahul Shinde
Rahul Shinde
Verified Career Expert
Career Consultant at Pinnacle School of Business Management
  • Thane

Hi,


Greeting's for the day!!!

A Technical Writer is a Professional Writer who engages in technical writing and produces technical documentation for technical, business, and consumer audiences. The Institute of Scientific and Technical Communicators defines the profession as preparing information that helps users who use the product. This documentation includes online help, user guides/manuals, white papers, design specifiactions, system manuals, project plans, test plans, business correpondence, etc. Technical Writer create documentation in many forms such as printed, web-based, oth other electronic means.

Engineers, Scientists, and other professionals may also produce Technical Writing, but often hand it off to a professional technica writer for developmental editing, proofreading, editing and formatting.


Skills Sets:
In addition to solid research, language , writing and revision skills, a technical writer may have skills in:
1. Information Design
2. Information Architecture
3. Training Material Development
4. Illustration / Graphic Design
5. Website Design Management
6. Indexing
7. Localization / Technical Translation
8. User Interfaces
9. Business Analysis

A Technical Writer may apply their skills in the production of non-technical content, for example, writing high level consumer information.

most important skill that each and every Technical writer must have will be Good Communication and Interpersonal Skills so that they may write across a variety of genres and fields.


Career Growth:
There is not necessarily one standard career path for technical writers, but they may move into project management over other writers. A writer may advance to senior technical writer position, handling complex projects or a small team of writers and editors. In large groups, a documentation manager mmight handle multiple projects and teams.

Technical writers may also gain expertise in a particular technical domain and branch into related forms, such as software quality analysis or business analysis. a technical writer who becomes a subject matter expert in a field may transition from technical writing to work in that field.

Technical Writers with expertise in writing skills can join printed media or electronic media companies, potentially providing an opportunity to make more money and /or improved working conditions.


Top companies hiring Technical Writers:
Few of the top comapanies hiring Technical Writers are:
1. SoftwareAG
2. Unibiz Software Solutions Pvt Ltd.
3. Cognizant Technology Solutions
4. CareFusion
5. QSI Healthcare Pvt Ltd
6. Exterro R&D Pvt Letd
7. Numerify
8. SAP Labs, Bangalore
9. Nokia
10. Schneider Electric
11. AVEVA, Hyderabad
12. Blissful Infotech Solutions Pte Ltd
13. GrapeCity India Pvt Ltd
14. Wipro
15. Excelsoft Technologies

Durther doubts or queries feel free to contact.

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Regards,
Rahul.

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