Technical Writer – Singapore

STAR, Are you our new colleague?

Star Information Systems is looking for the best qualified local Technical Writer talent to strengthen our Singapore-based Research & Development (R&D) team.

Join us in developing the next state-of-the-art STAR Enterprise Asset Management system for the maritime and energy sectors. We focus on progressive web applications for handheld devices and desktops, online/offline use, and a distributed hybrid cloud system to support a fleet of ocean-going vessels and offshore oil production units.

Job description
Our R&D team is looking for a highly qualified Technical Writer to strengthen our local capacity. This is your opportunity to join a compact, experienced, and very agile team and to take part in the process from idea to live system.

As our Technical Writer, you will contribute to our development team and participate in the team’s workshops and discussions.

Your primary responsibility is to bring about requirement specifications that will document the team’s decisions and serve as a starting point for the test team to build test cases.

Main skills
The work will span from early sketches to end-user and system documentation and create informative texts as the baseline for marketing activities. You will maintain a tidy and well-structured archive of all documentation artifacts.

You will be working with authoring tools and drawing tools, wireframing and prototyping tools, as well as Atlassian Jira and Confluence software.
Implicitly you will need to work on the new software, and by doing that, you will contribute to our continuous test effort.

The perfect candidate is a skilled writer with technical interests and understanding. CERF C1 or ILR Level 4 proficiency in English is a must.

We are looking for candidates with a relevant university degree and/or who can demonstrate and document skills based on a portfolio of previous work.

We expect a minimum of a few years of experience working as a technical writer in agile teams.

You are well-versed in software prototypes, wireframer, and authoring tools.

Proficiency in English, CERF C1, or ILR Level 4.

Soft skills
You enjoy being part of a resourceful team that will share and collaborate to bring about success. You are serious about your work and take pride in the results. You accept responsibility, and you can work independently without close supervision. This position comes with considerable freedom, like any other position in our company, while at the same time, we rely on each other to get the job done.

Working language

Job highlights

  • Full-time permanent position.
  • Five days work week.
  • Flexible hours, though we keep core hours to 09:00 am – 3:00 pm.
  • Five weeks of paid vacation, in addition to public holidays.
  • Competitive compensation.
  • Eight minutes’ walk from Tanjong Pagar MRT.
  • Technically engaged co-workers.
  • International experience.
  • A focused, relaxed, diverse, and supportive environment.

Star Information Systems is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from all community sections. We welcome diversity as long as you know your work and want to contribute to the team. If you have a sense of humor and enjoy a good laugh, then even better. We offer a good place to work.

Singapore CBD

Apply for the position
For further information or if you have any questions regarding the position, don’t hesitate to get in touch with Bjørn Gunnar Aune (CTO) at email

Please send a short cover letter and CV by email to Subject: “Technical Writer Singapore”

Closing date: Open until further notice

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