Aspen Technology, Inc. Technical Writer in Bedford, Massachusetts


Aspen Technology, the world's leading supplier of software that optimizes process manufacturing, has an opportunity for a Technical Writer to work directly with our software products in Research & Development. This opportunity will provide exposure to our world-class technology and prepare participants for a career in the software technology industry. Visit us at



Accurate and detailed documentation of procedures and workflows is a key component to familiarizing and training end-users in the value and use of Aspen’s products. We are looking for a technical writer who will be responsible for creating documentation in various media, primarily Help and PDF, for technical products. Product knowledge will be gained through self-study, on the job training, attending public training, meetings, and coaching.


Candidates will contribute to a range of technical documentation initiatives such as: creating workflow documentation, writing procedures, documenting installation processes, creating training materials, and explaining AspenTech products to multiple levels of users (from plant operators to process engineers), among other duties. Candidates will create Help systems, Installation guides, and Release Notes, among other documents.


  • Bachelor’s Technical Documentation or Professional Writing or Chemical Engineering.

  • 0-2+ years’ experience as a Technical Writer or similar position.

  • Demonstrated strong analytical skills and ability to pay close attention to details

  • Ability to understand technical documents and specifications and transform them into logical, concise documentation.

  • Knowledge of documentation tools (MS Word, MadCap Flare, etc.) and processes a strong plus

  • Willing to learn engineering concepts and complex product workflows and translate those into documentation that can be easily understood

  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to convey complex information in a clear and concise manner.

  • Strong academic performance.

  • English fluency (written and verbal) required.

EEO Statement

AspenTech is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.

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Req # 10167

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Job Posting Category Research and Development