Content Writer, Technical Communicators, Software Documentation Expert, Information Developer, Technical Documentation Specialist, Instruction Designer

Minimum Preferably 12th standard pass

Certified training for Technical Writer (programme aligned to SSC/Q6801 released by



Minimum 0-2 years of work experience/internship in technical writing

The tasks a Technical Writer is expected to perform include:

Creating technical documentation related to an application like job-aids, help documents and training materials

Creating user guides for software applications, reference manuals, training or online help incorporated into softwareand operating guides

Well-versed with the process for designing documents

Proficient in presenting information in a structured way

Adept with different ways in which documents can be used to support software products/ applications

Well-versed with current practice in developing documents to support software products/ applications

Proficient in completing the work accurately and in appropriate timescale

Knowledge of organization?s policies, procedures and guidelines for creating documents for software products/applications

Courses/certifications/trainings in technical writing/instructional design

Ability to work independently

Team Player


Effective communication skills

Excellent writing skills

Creative thinking


Willing to work in a desk-based job

Hardworking and persistent

Time management skills

It is a desk job

Work from home option maybe available

Part-time and contractual jobs maybe available

Travelling is not part of this job role

May require supervising Trainees

Working hours

Working hours are 9/10 hours everyday for 5/6 days a week. This may vary company to company

Being self-employed is also an option. In this case, the working hours and days will be flexible

Shift system is not available

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?

This job is considered to be mildly hazardous or dangerous

Health risks include long hour of working, stress, extensive use of computer, sitting for long hours, etc.

Occupational hazards include shoulder or back pain, neck pain, fatigue, eyestrain, headache, risk of metabolic syndrome, etc.

For freshers INR 20,000 to INR 30,000 per month For candidates with 1-2 years of experience-INR30,000 to INR 40,000 per month (Thisfigureareindicativeandsubjecttochange)

Future Trends for IT-ITES Sector in India

The IT-ITeS industry has been fuelling India?s growth story. In addition to contributing to the country?s Gross domestic Product (GDP) and exports, the industry has played a big role in influencing the socio-economic parameters across the country. The industry has helped provide employment and a good standard of living to millions. The IT-ITeS industry has almost doubled in terms of revenue and contribution to India?s GDP over the last six years (2008-2013). Export account for over 70% and the domestic market accounts for 21% of theindustry revenue.

India?s acceptance as a preferred offshoring destination in the world is one of the main reason for the growth of export in Indian IT and ITES Industry. Again with the increasedspending by Indian companies on IT and ITES services, domestic market will be a major area of growth in the future and it is expected to grow at 8% in the near term.

The major segments of the Industry are IT Services, BPO, and Engineering Services, R&D, and Products. Software products form the fastest growing segment of the global IT industry, with the software spends forecast to grow from USD 294 billion in FY 2008 to USD 537 billion in 2015. Over the same period, the addressable market for Indian software product businesses is estimated to reach USD 290 to 315 billion. The next decade will play a crucial role in bringing about disruptive growth for the Indian Software Products segment, and the annual revenue aggregate of this segment is forecasted to grow from USD 1.4 billion in FY2008 to USD 9.5 to 12 billion by FY2015. Over the past 3 years, the annual revenue aggregate of Indian software product businesses has grown at a CAGR of 44%.

The growth is likely to be in the areas of Business Intelligence (BI), Enterprise Resource Management (ERM), storage, security, BFSI, telecom, healthcare, retail, search engine marketing, mobile applications, social networking, and online gaming.

In the IT Exports segment, a large portion of the workforce is currently engineers and MCAs over 80%. The proportion of graduates of science and other streams engaged in software development is expected to show significant increase from about 5% to 10% currently to about 15% to 20%.

Based on the trends witnessed in productivity and the likely growth potential of the IT and ITES industry, it is expected that the industry would result in an incremental employment of about 7.5 million persons directly by 2022.


Towns and cities across India

Technical Writers of India (TWIN) TWB Headquarters

The TWB Building, No: 4062, 19th Main Road, HAL 2nd Stage, Bangalore 560008, India. Phone:+91.80.40741400/ +91.80.41256367. /Techniwrites24, Chitradurga Kshipra Society, Karvenagar, Pune 411052 India. Phone: +91-20-65006830/31 Techno

Kraft2984, 1st Floor, 12th Main, HAL 2nd Stage, Indiranagar, Bangalore 560038, Karnataka, India. Tel:+91-80-25288086/41267280Triumph India

No.22, D Rajgopal Road, Sanjaynagar, Bangalore 560094, India. Tel: +91-80-2351-9720 Tech


Techtotal Soft Systems Pvt. Ltd, 001, Tech

Total Hub Building, Panjagutta, Hyderabad 82, Andra Pradesh, India. Tel:+91-40-23742145