SAP Technical Writer/Information Developer -(f/m) for SAP Sustainability & Product Safety Solutions Job in Markdorf, Germany

Requisition ID: 127799

Work Area: Communication

Location: Markdorf

Expected Travel: 0 - 10%

Career Status: Professional

Employment Type: Regular Full Time


SAP’s vision is to help the world run better and improve people’s lives.

As the cloud company powered by SAP HANA®, SAP is a market leader in enterprise application software, helping companies of all sizes and industries run better. SAP empowers people and organizations to work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively. SAP applications and services enable our customers to operate profitably, adapt continuously, and grow sustainably.

At SAP, we believe in the power of collaboration and empower our employees to perform at their best in an environment that encourages free and open expression of ideas. You’ll work alongside creative thinkers who share your interests, while turning big ideas into reality for our customers. With innovative job training, mentors to help you grow, and the flexibility to balance your work and personal life, you’ll be able to get more out of your career. It’s no wonder that some of the sharpest minds from around the world are working for a company that is consistently recognized as a global top employer.

Now it’s your turn to take the next step and help make the world Run Simple.


The SAP Environment, Health & Safety Management and Product Safety and Stewardship application supports customer’s sustainability initiatives - enabling them to holistically manage EH&S and PS&S operational, financial, and reporting risks across their facilities and be compliant with worldwide regulations.

As a technical writer you will create User Assistance deliverables for our Product Safety and Stewardship development team. We build the software in our product portfolio which helps our customers to ensure ongoing compliance with product-related regulations for legal, safety, and sustainability obligations in production and along the supply chain.

We have an open, communicative atmosphere in our team, where each team member must be able to work both, independently and as part of one or multiple SCRUM development teams. We offer trainings on the subject matter as well as on standards and guidelines how to write documentation for SAP products. Your job location and the location of your assigned development team will be the SAP Sustainability Lab Markdorf (at the Lake of Constance). This SAP Lab is also the home of the SAP EHS/PSS Management organization.


  • A good to excellent university degree in technical communication or a related subject or a language-based university degree

  • Excellent written and spoken skills in German and English, ideally first-language proficiency in English

  • Experience in technical writing, DITA knowledge is an advantage

  • The ability to express complex technical information in a clear and precise manner

  • Flexibility and a readiness to communicate with other team members and to participate in knowledge transfer

  • A willingness to acquire extensive PS&S product knowledge and learn new skills at short notice

  • SAP product knowledge is an advantage

  • Experience of MS Office applications, especially MS Word and MS PowerPoint


  • Create user assistance (UA) deliverables (both text and multimedia) in English and in close collaboration with the development teams, UX designers, and other stakeholders to enable users to deploy, administer, and use the SAP software

  • Ensure that the UA deliverables are of high quality, adhere to standards and guidelines, and are written in appropriate style and tone for product and audience according to target group and target market

  • Plan and coordinate the UA deliverables for the PS&S product area

  • Define terminology that is simple, consistent, and conforms to industry standards

  • Act as an advocate for an excellent user experience

  • Proofread and edit content for usability, readability, and linguistic correctness


  • Professionals or some years of professional experience (a minimum of 2 years experience)


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