Why Be a Technical Writer?
You don't need an English degree to be a successful technical writer. If you have the passion and the aptitude for writing and a high level of attention to detail, technical writing is the perfect field for you.
Are you eager to learn new software applications? Do you like to code your own websites? Do you like to figure out how new gadgets work? Technical writers at NI work with and write about new and innovative technologies every day.
NI cofounders wanted to create a company where they would enjoy working. Located in beautiful Austin, Texas, NI has been named 14 times to the FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For list.
What is NI?
If you answered "YES" to these questions, you might have what it takes to be a technical writer at National Instruments. National Instruments (NI; ni.com)—headquartered in Austin, Texas—produces hardware and software to help engineers and scientists solve some of the world's most compelling problems. This website describes our typical work environment--our skills, tools, responsibilities, and activities and highlights the work weeks of a handful of real-life NI technical writers, many of whom began their journey at NI by visiting this website. We've also compiled some helpful tips as you prepare a resume or go to an interview to help you best showcase your talents. At NI, we are committed to recruiting and retaining the best and the brightest!