Senior Technical Writer

·      Working hours: 40 Hours

·      Workplace: Netherlands

·      Experience: Senior

Your job in one paragraph

As a Software Technical Writer, you will be responsible for creating clear, concise, and comprehensive documentation for our software products. Your primary focus will be to produce user manuals, technical guides, API documentation, release notes, and other supporting materials that will assist our customers and internal stakeholders in effectively using our software solutions.


In short:

  • Responsible for Impact Analysis, Estimation, Authoring, and research activities for updates in the engineering system, ensuring accuracy and timeliness.
  • Analyse and interpret engineering CAD models and identify relevant prerequisites.
  • Create and revise authoring content to align with manual requirements.
  • Conduct quality assurance on one's own input, verifying the accuracy, coverage, and completeness of information from various data sources.
  • Apply established standards and guidelines to assess the quality of authoring and illustrations.

Your home base at Capgemini

The Hardware Division deals with the most innovative solutions and technologies. We provide end to end consultancy for creating new and improved products that are used on a global scale in life-changing industries. With this knowledge we operate in various sectors, including Precision Mechanics, Electro Mechanical, Electronic and Agile. Do you want to know how we realize this? Then sign up quickly!


  • A permanent contract immediately and an appropriate salary.
  • All You Can Train via our Academy with no strings attached.
  • 26 vacation days. Fancy extra time off? Then buy some extra.
  • A fully paid pension.
  • Work wherever you want on a device of your choice with our connectivity allowance.
  • A fast laptop and a SIM card that you can also use privately.
  • A lease car or NS business card. Or choose to have your travel expenses paid.

Why this job is a good fit for you?

  • Bachelor's degree in a relevant field such as Mechanical, Aeronautical, Industrial Production, Automobile, or a related discipline.
  • Proven experience as a Technical Writer in the hardware domain, with a minimum o 5 years of experience.
  • Familiarity with industry practices and standards in Aviation and Automotive.
  • Proficiency in using authoring tools like PTC Arbortext editor, Oxygen XML, and other Content Management Systems (CCMS) and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) systems.
  • Strong visualization skills, including the ability to convert 2D designs into 3D representations.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with an emphasis on clarity and technical accuracy.
  • Proficient in understanding and interpreting Engineering Drawings and conducting Impact analysis of Engineering documents.
  • Knowledge of DITA (Darwin Information Typing Architecture) would be considered an added advantage.
  • A proactive attitude, strong problem-solving skills, and the ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.

Working Capgemini

Get the future you want. We make that promise to you. That starts on day one. With good onboarding and structured and transparent development paths. But also: plenty of opportunities to deviate from that, to pioneer and to choose your own career path. You can count on our boundless trust and collegial support. Working at Capgemini also means working in the international heart of innovation. The premier league of technology. An employer that considers your needs while focusing on the future, in which the following play a key role:

Application procedure

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Do you want more information? Please contact us.

Thomas Ykema

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