Technical Writer (m/f)

Our company

OPTANO is a product of ORCONOMY GmbH. ORCONOMY is a successful and dynamic IT-start up located in Paderborn, Germany. Our team is made up of OR-experts, software engineers, consultants and out-of-the-box thinkers which implements mathematical optimization methods for users. We develop customized application software based on our OPTANO platform for medium-sized companies and large corporations. Our goal is to find professional solutions which work convincingly in productive operations so that our clients can plan more efficiently and ensure that they gain a competitive edge in their respective markets.

We need your impetus

Discuss software features from a user perspective together with our developers, consultants and clients and create technical documentation which enables the end user to understand our customized software systems. You will be required to:

  • create user documentation which explains how our software products work
  • create sample data for viewing purposes
  • check product features and processes
  • participate in workshops about how to develop our software products

Convince us of your abilities

Do you already have the relevant work experience and want to support our team? If you are a university or college graduate returning to work from a career break or maybe even looking for a change in career and wanting to try something different, then we would like to hear from you!

Your chances of joining our team are good if you

  • are not afraid of working with computers and software
  • enjoy taking on responsibility and working independently
  • can write texts precisely and concisely
  • can become familiar with new and complex situations quickly
  • have an excellent command of  English

Experience in MadCap Flare and MarkDown are of advantage although on-the-job training will be given. A good command of German is desired but not essential.

Your new employer

Working at ORCONOMY means expanding your own horizons and learning. We offer you the chance to work independently and to put your know-how to the test by working on new and exciting challenges. We also offer an attractive benefits package – flexible working hours and a good work-life balance, free fruit and beverages at your workplace as well as room for personal and professional development.

This is a full-time or part-time position and available immediately. As a dynamic, fast-growing company we would be interested in a long-term working relationship.

Your application

We look forward to hearing from you! Please send your full application as a PDF-file, quoting reference number AS18-001, to  by October 2018. Your application should contain the following:

  • an informative and concise letter of motivation (incl. the reference number; max. one page)
  • tabular personal data sheet
  • relevant certificates and testimonials (e. g. work samples, if available)

Melanie Mennemeier | ORCONOMY GmbH | Technologiepark 19 | 33100 Paderborn
Tel. +49 5251 68220-0 |