Technical Writer

| Chicago
Digital ads drive over 100 billion phone calls to U.S. businesses every year… Surprisingly, the marketers who paid for those ads typically have zero insight into these customer interactions and conversions. As the market leader in call analytics and customer experience optimization, DialogTech provides data-driven marketers with an end-to-end call attribution and analytics platform. This enterprise-class solution delivers transparency and control over every conversation, so companies can optimize lead generation, map the full path to conversion, and increase sales conversions.
DialogTech is a venture funded, growth stage, digital marketing technology company with over 4,000 customers and 200 employees. Since the beginning of 2014, DialogTech has experienced over 300% growth in its enterprise customer base and doubled its average customer size.
You will be successful in this role if you have the following qualities: 
  • Develop comprehensive documentation that meets organizational standards
  • Obtain a deep understanding of products and services to translate complex product information into simple, polished, and engaging content
  • Write user-friendly content that meets the needs of the target audience, turning insights language that sets our users up for success
  • Develop and maintain detailed databases of appropriate reference materials, including research, usability tests, and design specifications
  • Evaluate current content and develop innovative approaches for improvement

Responsibilities: 
  • Research, outline, write, and edit new and existing content, working closely with various departments to understand project requirements
  • Independently gather information from subject matter experts to develop, organize, and write procedure manuals, technical specifications, and process documentation
  • Work with development and support leads to identify all documentation repositories, revise and edit, and determine the best solution for data compilation and centralized storage
  • Research, create, and maintain information architecture templates that uphold organizational and legal standards, and allow for easy data migration
  • Develop content in alternative media forms for maximum usability, with a consistent and cohesive voice across all documentation

Skills and Qualifications: 
  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant technical field
  • 2-4 years’ industry experience as an effective technical writer
  • Proven ability to quickly learn and understand complex topics
  • Previous experience writing documentation and procedural materials for multiple audiences
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills, with a keen eye for detail
  • Experience working with engineering to improve user experience: design, UI, and help refine content and create visuals and diagrams for technical support content

Preferred Qualifications: 
  • Proven ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously, with an eye for prioritization
  • Experience writing processes for Security based projects (i.e. PCI Compliance) 
  • Firm understanding of the systems development life cycle (SDLC)
  • Previous software development experience
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PHPLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • RLanguages
    • RubyLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • VoiceXMLLanguages
    • jQueryLibraries
    • jQuery UILibraries
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • Twitter BootstrapLibraries
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • Backbone.jsFrameworks
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • ZendFrameworks
    • MongoDBDatabases
    • MySQLDatabases
    • PostgreSQLDatabases
    • RedisDatabases
    • RDSDatabases
    • DynamoDBDatabases
    • ElasticsearchDatabases
    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
    • OptimizelyAnalytics
    • BalsamiqDesign
    • InVisionDesign
    • PhotoshopDesign
    • ConfluenceManagement
    • JIRAManagement
    • TrelloManagement
    • TumblrCMS
    • WordpressCMS
    • HubSpotCRM
    • Microsoft DynamicsCRM
    • SalesforceCRM
    • MarketoLead Gen

Location

Right across the street from Willis Tower, we are easily accessible by CTA and Metra lines... and a ton of food trucks!

An Insider's view of DialogTech

What are some social events your company does?

We have loads of weekly formalized social events, from Friday beer bashes to charitable initiatives (causes are chosen from a pool of topics near and dear to DialogTech team members' hearts. We also participate in intramural sports and have an active women's group.

Sarah

Customer Support Engineer

What projects are you most excited about?

My team is building a Sourcetrak offering that allows customers to use their own phone numbers and telephony while leveraging DialogTech's data and analytics. I'm excited to implement new serverless and scaling technologies to enhance Sourcetrak.

Brad

Software Engineer

How does the company support your career growth?

DialogTech supports my career growth by providing me with the right tools. I'm allowed to spend my time and an allocated budget to do things that I want to do to help myself grow. For me this is classes, books, etc. I have been fortunate enough to grow within the organization because of this and an open mind from our leadership.

Jake

Customer Success Manager

What unique initiatives do you have that encourage innovation?

At DialogTech we believe innovation is a byproduct of culture. We value teamwork above all else and because of this close-knit environment, we're able to freely share ideas that in a competitive - individual first company, would oft go unsaid.

Pete

VP of Customer Success Management

What is your vision for the company?

The most enjoyable part of working at DialogTech are the people and being able to work on cutting edge technologies. It's a collaborative environment. People take the time get to know you, both personally and professionally. Everyone is incredibly supportive of one another. The company is very focused and works towards their vision.

AJ

Director of Platform Engineering and Operations

What are DialogTech Perks + Benefits

DialogTech Benefits Overview

DialogTech offers three different plans to choose from: BlueCross BlueShield $250 deductible PPO medical, $2,500 deductible HSA plan (with employer contributions), and a BlueAdvantage HMO plan.
Dental insurance through Guardian Dental PPO plan and VSP Vision Insurance which provides the option of seeing any provider you choose within the network, without referral.

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
DialogTech's vision insurance plan provides the option of seeing any provider you choose within the network, without referral and a Wellness Exam Copay of $20.
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
DialogTech's 401(k) retirement plan offers investing into a Roth/Pretax retirement account.
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
We offer 100% paid maternity leave for up to 12 weeks and 3 weeks paid paternity leave.
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
At DialogTech we have unlimited PTO for all our employees.
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
We have weekly Beer Bashes in our office every Friday at 4 pm to start the weekend off right with our colleagues.
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
DialogTech provides free in-office premium beverages, fruit, cereal as well as healthy snacks.
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program

Additional Perks + Benefits

At DialogTech we work to live, not live to work. It’s why we have an unlimited vacation policy and other rich benefits like 100% covered, paid maternity leave. We believe hiring the right people is our most important job and we believe in rewarding you for your hard work.

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