Technical Writer

Published on 06.11.2020

We are a fintech company that offers tailored investment management software solutions for asset managers, private banks and family offices. We are a growing international company and the leading provider of the industry in Northern Europe. We have a wide expertise in the financial and technology sector, and we constantly develop our software to ensure to always offer the best solution in the market. At the moment, our team consists of 50 employees and due to our growth, we are constantly looking for new experts to join our crew.

FA Solutions is looking for a Technical Writer to join their team in Helsinki. In this position you will be part of the product team, which consists of product managers, UX designer, software developers and testers. You work closely with the product team members and other experts within the company to create technical and functional documentation on our product. Our product is a cloud-based portfolio management solution for wealth managers and provides our clients with one software for running their investment management business.

You use your writing and communication skills to break down the complexity of the product into easy-to-understand guides that help different stakeholders understand how to use the product. The technical and functional documentation you produce includes for example user manuals, instructions and articles, complemented with other means of documentation, such as visuals and videos. You produce documentation towards different target audiences, including our employees, consultants and our clients. Since this is a new position at FA Solutions you also get to develop standards and ways of working that lead to the best possible quality and consistency of documentation. 

When it comes to the background of our ideal candidate, we hope that you have gained the competencies required to understand technical topics and to write about them. As a technical writer you need to have strong verbal and written communications skills in English. Your writing skills go beyond spelling and grammar and you are also able to produce documentation that is easy to follow. You can absorb large complex scenarios and digest them into logical documentation. You understand different audiences and can adapt your writing style to produce documentation for different purposes and targeted towards different kinds of users. You are enthusiastic to explore ways to complement written documentation, such as visualizations or videos. We consider it as a plus if you have experience from the financial industry, investing or software development. 

We require you to have: 

  • Relevant bachelor’s or master’s degree (for example computer science, English language or communications) 
  • Excellent written and spoken English skills
  • Ability to absorb complex technical information and create clear and precise documentation out of it
  • Some earlier work experience from a relevant field
  • Proactive and precise way of working 

 We consider as an asset:

  • Previous work experience as a technical writer 
  • Knowledge regarding the financial sector, investing or software development
  • Previous experience with visuals or creating videos

We can offer you: 

  • Professional and international working environment with the flexibility of a start-up and stability of a bigger player
  • Modern office facilities in the heart of Helsinki (Kamppi)
  • New position that you are able to develop and tailor 

In this position you will be employed directly to FA Solutions.

If you feel like we would be a great match, please send your CV and application letter by November  22nd latest here: https://apply.atalent.fi/fa-solutions-technical-writer-11-2020. Please mention your possible starting date and salary request in your application letter. 

You can read more about FA Solutions here: http://fasolutions.com. For more information about the position and the application process contact Recruitment Manager Santeri Saarinen (+358 50 523 7037, santeri.saarinen(at]atalent.fi).

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