Sr Technical Writer – San Francisco

Organization: SS&C Advent
Contact Name: Kira Petersons
Address: 600 Townsend Street, San Francisco, CA 94103
Phone Number: 415-645-1291
Email Address:
Web Site:
Job Title: Senior Technical Writer
Job Duration: Permanent, Full-time

SS&C Advent, a leading provider of award-winning software and services for the global investment management industry, is looking for Senior Technical Writer to join our team in San Francisco.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Create content in different media for different types of users. Our team develops help, user guides, admin guides, API guides, other client web site content, and in-app user assistance
  • Work closely with business analysts, software engineers, interaction/UI designers, and support reps, on developing technical content
  • Work with a team of writers, manage your own projects, and contribute to Technical Communication team initiatives
  • Be part of a quickly-evolving industry at the intersection of finance and technology, creating and designing content for rich and complex financial software applications


  • Three or more years of experience writing technical content, preferably software documentation
  • Experience in the financial services, wealth management, or portfolio accounting industry strongly preferred
  • Knowledge of Adobe TechComm Suite (especially FrameMaker and RoboHelp) and SnagIt preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree (or higher) in a writing, computer science, technical, finance, or math field preferred
  • Ability to create elegant, clear, concise, and stylistically consistent documents for complex software applications and workflows
  • Agility to quickly learn new technologies and processes
  • Track record for delivering high-quality work for multiple projects and deadlines
  • Adaptable to different communication styles and processes of different teams and SMEs
  • Drive to find innovative ways to consistently improve content, processes, and teams

If you’re passionate about technical communication and want to join a hardworking, collaborative team that loves learning and helping others, apply online today:

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