Oracle User Assistance Developer 3 in Deerfield, Illinois
Responsible for designing, developing, and maintaining user assistance and training documentation for Oracle applications. Collaborate with multiple internal stakeholders to design our next generation of user assistance technology and implementing new embedded help delivery mechanisms that improve how technical information is delivered to our customers. Work with development teams to implement code for new user assistance mechanisms.
Create a variety of user assistance for your assigned product, which may include training courses, certification exams, documentation, tutorials, videos, embedded help in UI, sample code, eBooks, infographics following user assistance development processes, templates, and standards using various tools and systems. Perform job task analyses and create user assistance design documents to identify common user tasks to be addressed through user assistance. Collaborate with internal stakeholders to develop user assistance vision documents which will include the product use cases, common tasks, and user personas. Recognize problems with and recommend enhancements for user assistance for group, team, and department and share with management. Develop hands-on training course labs on a virtualization platform, Create lab modules that include scripts, plus other files needed for successful completion of the labs in creating training courses. Participate in the validation testing of these labs to ensure delivery of a repeatable and predictable hands-on lab environment. Respond to queries on help forums or mailing lists, and act as Subject Matter Expert (SME) for assigned products. Participate in internal tasks forces related to user assistance and other technical matters. Participate in discussions at user assistance and feature team meetings. Ensure best practices for usability of user assistance by involving SMEs and customers in user needs analysis. Develop and review certification exam items. Organize and teach course pilots and deliver train-the-trainer events to prepare instructors to teach the course.
Follow a prescribed learning plan to gain a thorough understanding of the product's technical details and functionality. Job duties are varied and complex utilizing independent judgment. Demonstrate functional knowledge of Windows and Linux or UNIX. Demonstrate understanding of four of the following technologies: XML, XHTML, XSL, DITA, CSS, DOM, RDBMS, CGI, PHP, REST, Java servlets, or XML schemas for user assistance types, and information and learning architecture. Possess a degree, certificate, or relevant industry experience. Suggested majors include English, technical writing, communications, instructional design, software engineering, or computer science. Minimum of 5 years of user assistance development or relevant experience.
This is a remote/office based position which may be performed anywhere in the United States except for within the state of Colorado.
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.
Oracle Visual Builder Studio offers brand new capabilities that tie in directly to Oracle's strategic goals. As a creative, forward-thinking, and well-seasoned writer, you'll own a significant portion of the documentation set for this service, including user guides, videos, tutorials, and text embedded directly in the user interface. Proven ability to develop new material and organize it logically is absolutely critical, as is the ability to write in a natural, "conversational" style. You must be willing to regularly meet with peers and stakeholders in a variety of time zones, and be comfortable working within a geographically dispersed writing team.
Preferred qualifications include:
Excellent writing skills.
At least 3-5 years of experience writing developer-facing documentation.
Experience with authoring documentation in a content management system highly desirable.
Experience with Oxygen XML Editor highly desirable.
A strong, positive work ethic as demonstrated by initiative, adaptability, independence, and the desire to do what is needed to produce a quality product.
Demonstrated history of working in a virtual team spread across continents.
Experience with Camtasia preferred.
Job: *Product Development
Title: User Assistance Developer 3
Requisition ID: 21000BTL
Other Locations: United States
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