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Technical Writer

GE Energy Consulting
3-6 years
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Job Description

Job Description Summary
As a Technical Writer, you will be responsible for working independently to develop, plan and write product documentation. You will contribute to the team on a variety of projects and call upon team members for guidance as needed. You will use appropriate company-defined standards and guidelines to develop the end-user content in easy-to-understand language.Job Description
Desired Characteristics
  • Fundamental knowledge of core technical writing concepts, such as topic-based authoring, minimalism, task-oriented design, single-sourcing.
  • Fundamental skills with the xml-based authoring tools, such as oXygen Author (DITA methodology).
  • Experience with content management systems, such as Astoria and Visual Studio.
  • Basic skills in editing
  • Working knowledge of Agile software development processes and how to follow processes for information development.
  • Working knowledge of major aspects of software design, development, and QA and how they affect the information development process.
  • Experience in using the Darwin Information Typing Architecture (DITA) will be an added advantage
  • Design, develop, and write technically accurate and comprehensive product documentation that adheres to the MSTP.
  • Create content using authoring tools used by the information development teams.
  • Create and maintain Online Help, Installation Guide, Upgrade Guide, Deployment Guide, Release Notes, and other such product documentation deliverables.
  • Work with cross-functional teams and other writers for updates in the product or the process.
  • Author content with accurate grammar, syntax, diction, and the conventions and best practices of writing a variety of technical documents.
  • Understand core information development processes: content planning, content creation, and content review.
  • Ensure strict adherence to the delivery schedule by planning, tracking, and delivering as per sprint commitments.
  • Participate in daily scrum meetings, development design reviews, and documentation reviews.
  • A bachelor's degree in English, Mass Communication, Journalism, BE, or any other related field.
  • A minimum of 3 years of experience in Technical Writing for an enterprise product.
Additional Information
Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes

GE (NYSE:GE) rises to the challenge of building a world that works. For more than 125 years, GE has invented the future of industry, and today the company's dedicated team, leading technology, and global reach and capabilities help the world work more efficiently, reliably, and safely. GE's people are diverse and dedicated, operating with the highest level of integrity and focus to fulfill GE's mission and deliver for its customers.

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