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Role Summary: As a Technical Writer, you will be responsible for working independently on components of an information development project. You will contribute to the team on a variety of projects and call upon team members for guidance as needed. You will contribute to the team and work independently.
In this role, you will develop and deliver high-quality content for Radiographic Image Display, Applications Engineering team using the following professional characteristics:
Strong writing skills, namely a command of grammar, syntax, diction, and the conventions and best practices of writing a variety of technical documents
Fundamental collaboration skills: ability to work with other writers and cross-functional peers
Fundamental knowledge of core technical communication concepts, such as topic-based authoring, minimalism, task-oriented design, single-sourcing
Understanding of core information development processes: content planning, content creation, content review
Ability to break down software processes into tasks necessary to the targeted user and effectively explaining those tasks to the user
Basic ability to collaborate with subject matter experts to research a software product, determine functionality and design features, then communicate those effectively to the user
Bachelor’s degree (OR high school diploma with at least 6 years’ experience in a technical writing role).
A minimum of 2 years of professional experience.
Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. GE may agree to sponsor an individual for an employment visa now or in the future if there is a shortage of individuals with particular skills.
Must be willing to travel.
Must be willing to work in an office located in Chicago, IL.
Basic skills in editing (QA for documentation) – ability to recognize errors in a variety of information deliverables
Fundamental skills with the authoring tools used by the PAE information development team: oXygen Author (DITA methodology), Astoria CMS
Ability to follow established information patterns to create information deliverables
Awareness of Lean/Agile/XP software development processes and how to follow processes for information development
Basic awareness of the major aspects of software design, development, and QA and how they affect the information development process
Able to handle assimilation of tagged translated DITA content into CMS for final document production
Ability to work to deadlines and think critically about the task at hand while maintaining an understanding of the relevance of the issue in the bigger picture
Basic domain and product knowledge, including appropriate terminology, with an awareness of GE Digital product line(s) and offerings
Awareness of how GE Digital drives value to its customers
Ability to voice opinions and present clear rationale. Effective use of data or factual evidence to influence
Recognition of collaborative behavior and participation in collaborative activities
Willingness and ability to learn organization vision statement and decision-making framework. Ability to understand how team and personal goals/objectives contribute to the organization vision
Willingness and ability to help team members
Ability to understand problems thoroughly before implementing solutions and ask questions to clarify requirements when ambiguities are present
Ability to identify opportunities for innovation and offer new ideas
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