Sr. Technical Author And Manager - (US Remote)

Rimini Street Washington , DC 20319

Posted 2 months ago

Job Description:

Rimini Street, Inc. (Nasdaq: RMNI) is a global provider of enterprise software products and services, the leading third-party support provider for Oracle and SAP software products and a Salesforce partner. The Company offers premium, ultra-responsive and integrated application management and support services that enable enterprise software licensees to save significant costs, free up resources for innovation and achieve better business outcomes. To date, more than 4,000 Fortune 500, Fortune Global 100, midmarket, public sector and other organizations from a broad range of industries have relied on Rimini Street as their trusted application enterprise software products and services provider.

The company is widely recognized by clients, leading industry analysts (including Gartner, Forrester, Constellation Research and Nucleus), and financial analysts as the leader in a large, fast growing market with tremendous upside and an extremely strong value proposition that resonates with CIOs and CFOs.

We actively seek a Sr. Technical Author, Manager resident. This role can be based anywhere in the US.

We're building something special at Rimini Street. A company where people care about each other and trust each other to do the right thing. A company where highly intelligent and talented people come together to do challenging and meaningful work that makes a real difference to our clients, ending each day with a sense of achievement and balance in their lives.

Position Summary

The Manager and Sr. Technical Author will be reporting to the Office of the CTO.

Individual will have progressive experience as both an IT Business Analyst and Technical Author, with broad technical experience across various industries. Individual should have a proven track record of meeting with business and IT leaders to understand their needs and create professionally documented IT Business Roadmaps. The work will include participating in technical discussions around Cybersecurity, Infrastructure/Technology, and both Oracle and SAP products. Individual will work with both clients and leaders within the Office of the CTO to document and publish client deliverables. Finally, the individual will also support the OCTO team in publishing industry-leading articles and assist with formal webinars and public speaking engagements.

The Manager and Technical Author will be part of a newly created CIO advisory team that includes advisors from Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Technology, and ERP functionality. The combined team will be responsible for delivering holistic in-depth 1-5-year roadmaps for prospects and customers that will maximize and optimize a customer's ERP and database investments. The Analyst and Author will work with CTO members to gather the information needed to publish professional material for use during our client engagements as well as for external publication of thought-leadership articles and presentations. Focus will be on technical advisory services to help in Rimini Street new sales and client retention for enterprise prospects and clients. This will be accomplished by solving issues, pain points, and addressing mission critical priorities as they relate to ERP and database infrastructure and overall IT technology and Cybersecurity roadmap related to the systems that Rimini supports.

Individual will have proven working experience in technical writing and in the creation of material used in supporting of consulting engagements. They will be able to deliver high quality documentation with special attention to detail and can quickly grasp complex technical concepts and make them easily understandable via text and pictures. The Manager and Technical Author will have worked in various IT organizations and have a good understanding of IT processes and familiarity with SDLC and ITIL framework.

The Manager and Technical Author will work with other OCTO members in creating webinars, white papers, detailed external research reports, as well as in supporting them during customer events, conferences, and media events.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Work directly with clients and OCTO members to understand and document their needs and create the required deliverables.

  • Assist with the creation and publication of the overall business technology roadmap for clients.

  • Understand the client's existing information IT framework and work with other OCTO members to documents gaps and design the required solutions and publish final deliverables.

  • Develop comprehensive documentation that meets organizational standards.

  • Obtain a deep understanding of Rimini products and services.

  • Evaluate current content and develop innovative approaches for improvement.

  • Engage in professional development to maintain continual growth in professional skills and knowledge essential to the position.

Assist with the creation the OCTO Advisory Practices

  • Working with the leaders from Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Technology, SAP and Oracle applications:

  • Create documentation templates that capture client's needs.

  • Create roadmap templates for delivery of a detailed 1-5-year technical roadmap.

  • Support the publication of methods and procedures used to analyze clients' current IT needs and gaps and create both short- and long-term recommendations.

  • Create and deliver comprehensive "big-4 level" analysis and recommendation reports for delivery to clients.

Deliver Value for Rimini Prospects and Clients:

  • Support the publication of OCTO materials needed to engage with and provide final deliverables for our clients.

  • Support the external publication of OCTO material - market collateral, webinars, white papers, etc.

  • Partner with Rimini Street client and prospect relationship owners to continually improve client and prospect outcomes.

Qualifications/Skills/Experience

Minimum Qualifications:

Education

  • B.S. Computer Science, Software Engineering, Management Information Systems or equivalent work experience.

Location

  • Remote, US

Qualifications of Successful Candidates:

  • 5+ years in a customer-facing pre-sales, consulting, or technical-related role engaging with large high-tech organizations.

  • Articulate and balanced in demeanor with excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Held roles in Consulting and/or IT teams as both a Business Analyst and Technical Writer with 10+ years of progressive experience.

  • Excellent writing skills including technical writing, graphs, timelines, project plans, data analysis.

  • Good understanding of IT operations and technologies.

  • Experience in IT technologies

  • Servers, hardware, operating systems, Java, Middleware, desktop solutions, web browsers, databases.
  • Background in IT consulting projects.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and high level of personal integrity

  • Produce clear and organized documents for stakeholders.

  • Develop protocols and standards with team members for the documentation of the project.

  • Maintain notational, stylistic, and organizational standards to unify communications.

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Company Description

Rimini Street, Inc. (Nasdaq: RMNI) is a global provider of enterprise software products and services, the leading third-party support provider for Oracle and SAP software products and a Salesforce partner. The Company offers premium, ultra-responsive and integrated application management and support services that enable enterprise software licensees to save significant costs, free up resources for innovation and achieve better business outcomes. More than 2,000 global Fortune 500, midmarket, public sector and other organizations from a broad range of industries rely on Rimini Street as their trusted application enterprise software products and services provider.

The company is widely recognized by clients, leading industry analysts (including Gartner, Forrester, Constellation Research and Nucleus), and financial analysts as the leader in a large, fast growing market with tremendous upside and an extremely strong value proposition that resonates with CIOs and CFOs. According to Gartner, the third-party support market will increase 200% by 2023. With tight IT budgets and flat global economic growth, IT and procurement professionals are actively looking for proven methods to cut costs while improving service. Rimini Street enables organizations to free up budget for strategic business initiatives by delivering savings of up to 90 percent on total maintenance and support costs, and to date, the company has saved organizations over $4 billion in maintenance costs since its inception.

Be Treated Like the Best

  • Rimini Street hires only the best - and provides the compensation, bonus and benefit programs appropriate for proven top-performing professionals. We want our employees to have an opportunity to share in the financial success that results from our dedication to service excellence, high-quality deliverables and an unparalleled client experience

  • No bureaucracy, thousand-page rule books or politics - just everyone working together to build a great company through service excellence and client success

  • Work hard, play hard environment

  • Rimini Street is a group of hard-working professionals who are passionate about achieving success, but we also enjoy opportunities to meet up at fun company events
  • We are also passionate about giving back to our communities around the world, with plenty of opportunities for volunteering and charity through the Rimini Street Foundation

  • All Rimini Street professionals are encouraged to grow and learn new skills

Accelerating Company Growth

  • Trading on Nasdaq: RMNI since October 2017

  • Added to the US Russell 2000 Index in 2018

  • Over 2,000 active clients, including 100 of the Fortune 500 and Global 100

  • 2019 Q3 revenue results of $69.0 million, up 10% year over year

  • Midpoint full year 2019 revenue guidance of $275 million

  • Expanded operations in Eastern Europe, Latin America, Southeast Asia and the Middle East in 2019

  • Launched the global availability of Application Management Services for Salesforce, SAP and Oracle

Recent Industry Recognition

  • Received 34 awards in 2019, including 24 awards for excellence in customer service from the International Stevie Awards, the American Stevie Awards, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service

  • Honored with two gold Stevie awards for Company of the Year in 2019,

  • The Rimini Street Foundation also recognized with a Stevie award in 2019 for Corporate Social Responsibility Program of the Year

To learn more about how Rimini Street is redefining the enterprise software support industry, visit http://www.riministreet.com

Rimini Street is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender or gender identity, disability and protected veterans status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Please Note: Rimini Street does not accept resumes submitted by recruiting/staffing firms unless specifically requested by Human Resources. Unsolicited resumes will be ineligible for referral fees.

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