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Technical Writer

­­­Who we are:

Opus One Solutions is an innovative software technology and engineering company on a mission to accelerate the integration of clean and sustainable energy in North America and globally. We have received recognition from Greentech Media with its Grid Edge 2016 Award, Energy CIO Insights 10 Best Smart Grid Solution Providers in 2016, recognized in 2017 by the 36th annual CERAWeek global energy conference as an Energy Innovation Pioneer and the winner of Fast Company's 2017 World Changing Ideas-Energy award.

We lead the market in deployments with innovative utility projects that deploy and manage distributed energy resources, ranging from DER management systems, grid supporting microgrids, smart communities and transactive energy platforms. We are partnered with leading energy players such as Tesla and Advanced Microgrid Solutions.

At Opus One Solutions, some of the best talent in the energy technology industry share our passion for delivering technology that matters, and that will make a difference, in our lifetime and beyond.

The opportunity:

We are looking for a Technical Writer with experience in creating product marketing and technical documentation for complex, enterprise software applications and a wide range of audiences. Our new Technical Writer will support the Customers and Markets group in developing customer information through various media for our enterprise level solutions that help to evolve the electricity distribution industry to a more intelligent, real-time, distributed grid of the future.

Who are you:

You are a high-energy, professional and an excellent communicator. You are a tech-savvy person who loves to learn about innovative technologies and new industries and excited to be part of a company that leads in its field in the Cleantech space.  You have a great passion for developing and communicating useful and accurate information. You also have a gift to make complex and technically heavy content informative, engaging and understandable. You are naturally driven to become the expert in whatever product or space you are tasked to document. You proactively ask questions to Subject Matter Experts getting “all you need” before starting to work on a new piece. Most importantly: you are fun to work with, you want to collaborate with a strong team and grow along with your peers.

What will our new Technical Writer work on?

  • Collaborate with your peers and subject matter experts to gather and transform technical and functional information.
  • Write customer documentation for products developed on a constantly evolving set of technologies.
  • Be customer focused, verifying that proposal content is precise, correct and effective.
  • Integrate documentation with product engineering for deliverables.
  • Review technical information and content prepared by other team members for clarity, consistency, and content quality.
  • Draft, edit and publish content for multiple customer deliverables.
  • Prepare content required for online publication.

Here’s what you bring:

  • 3+ years of professional technical writing experience.
  • Experience documenting complex enterprise software products for a technical or developer audience.
  • Understanding the needs of software developers, data analysts, and system integrators.
  • Deep native-level written and verbal communication skills in English.
  • Bachelor degree or greater in technical writing, Engineering, Computer Science or related field.
  • Inner Drive to achieve excellent results while defining work with little direction.
  • Ability to easily write clear, accurate, and complete technical content for different audiences. 
  • Demonstrated capabilities of “entrepreneurial” thinking and ability to thrive in a fast-growing company where there are more opportunities than time.
  • Demonstrated leadership, teamwork, analytical, communication, mentorship, customer service and presentation skills.

Nice to have:

  • Previous experience in the power or energy sector.
  • Experience as a system administrator, support engineer, systems integrator, or software developer.

Why join Opus One Solutions:

Collectively we are fanatical about the work we do. Our leadership has assembled carefully selected teams with some of the best strategic visionaries and operators in the technology and clean energy space. From the newest team member to the company founders, we are all driven by one common goal: to accelerate the integration of clean and sustainable energy in North America and the world.

As a team, and a company, we are committed to working with like-minded people, with opinions and thoughts of their own that will contribute to our innovation and evolution. There’s a lot of humility at Opus One Solutions.  No one person is going to know it all – it’s too complicated. We must work and innovate together to get the job done.

If Opus One Solutions aligns with what you care about, we’d love to start a conversation and learn more about you.

Opus One Solutions welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

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