Esri

  • Documentation Lead

    Location US-CA-Redlands
    Job Category
    Technical Support
    Job ID
    2018-10127
  • Overview

    Use your technical content management skills to help develop and maintain a world class online support content system with multiple media channels.

     

    Responsibilities: 

    • Contribute to and manage a team of web content editors and technical writers responsible for technical editing, copy editing, and writing and publishing new support content
    • Create and maintain processes, workflows, standards, and benchmarks to ensure that content on support.esri.com, wiki.gis.com, and other support media channels are excellent quality, meet our customers’ needs, and demonstrably more relevant
    • Work with internal and external resources to solicit draft articles and interesting topics for technical articles; make this a sustainable process
    • Assume complete ownership of content and work closely with the Online Support Resources lead to coordinate development, maintenance, and tuning of the publication mechanism for this content
    • Generate and track metrics for web content management, productivity, and efficiency
    • Provide work plans for offshore teams and assess deliverables and productivity of the offshore content teams
    • Coach, mentor, develop, and empower employees to take responsibility for their jobs and goals to meet the organization's expectations for productivity and quality
    • Plan, evaluate, and improve the efficiency of business processes and procedures to enhance speed, quality, efficiency, and output

    Requirements

    • Experience leading a team of technical writers, copy editors, and content developers in a matrix organization
    • Hands-on experience on at least one enterprise content management system
    • Strong knowledge of SEO principles, content optimization, meta tags, and content usability
    • Experience testing content rich websites
    • Ability to manage a team while making individual contributions
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Strong attention to detail, along with demonstrated ability to organize and work on multiple concurrent projects and tasks
    • Demonstrated ability to lead and develop a department and department staff members
    • Outstanding interpersonal relationship building and employee coaching and development skills
    • Excellent organizational management skills
    • Bachelor’s or master’s in geography, English, or journalism, depending on position level

    Recommended Qualifications:

    • Management experience in a team-oriented workplace
    • Knowledge of Salesforce knowledge management system
    • Project management certification

    The Company

    Our passion for improving quality of life through geography is at the heart of everything we do. Esri’s geographic information system (GIS) technology inspires and enables governments, universities, and businesses worldwide to save money, lives, and our environment through a deeper understanding of the changing world around them.

     

    Carefully managed growth and zero debt give Esri stability that is uncommon in today's volatile business world. Privately held, we offer exceptional benefits, competitive salaries, 401(k) and profit-sharing programs, opportunities for personal and professional growth, and much more.

     

    Esri is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

     

    If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please email humanresources@esri.com and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Please note that only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this e-mail address.

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