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Staff Technical Writer

  • Baker Hughes Company
  • 5847 San Felipe St, Houston, TX 77057, USA
  • Nov 09, 2020
[Information Technology]

Job Description

Staff Technical WriterAre you a Technical Writer looking for an innovative change?Are you interested in creating mission-critical documentation to drive effective collaboration and support?Partner with the bestYou will be joining a team of talented technical writers who work collaboratively with developers, quality engineers, product managers, and usability experts to make our products easier to use. In addition, the high-quality content you produce will provide information to our product development strategy on a high level.As a Technical Writer, you will be responsible for:* Designing, programing, documenting, testing, and bug fixing to create and maintain applications and frameworks involved in a software release lifecycle resulting in a digital product.* Having deep technical expertise within Digital Engineering.* Having comprehensive knowledge of underlying principles, approaches and methodology.* Collaborating with cross-functional teams to produce high-quality documentation and contribute to larger teams on projects as needed.* Applying existing technologies, approaches, methodologies in new combinations to design new products, systems or processes.* Viewing internally and externally as a specialist in the discipline.* Presenting projects plans, technical roadmaps, risks and recommendations to senior business leaders (EB and SEB) within technical space and occasionally to senior leaders in partner technical teams.* Communicating solutions across the own function and with cross-functional partner organizations.Fuel your passionTo be successful in this role you will:* Have a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or similar and strong relevant, professional technical writing experience.* Have outstanding writing skills, namely a command of grammar, syntax, diction, and the conventions and best practices of writing a variety of technical documents* Have strong collaboration skills as well as the ability to work with a variety of other writers and cross-functional peers.* Have excellent knowledge of core technical communication concepts, such as topic-based authoring, minimalism, task-oriented design, single-sourcing* Have an understanding of core information development processes. (* Have content planning, content creation, content review, translation and localization of best practices experience.* Have skills in the process of breaking down software processes into tasks necessary to the targeted user, and effectively explaining those tasks to the user* Have the ability to collaborate with subject matter experts to research a software product, determine functionality and design features, and then communicate those effectively to the user.Work in a way that works for youWe recognise that everyone is different and that the way in which people want to work and deliver at their best is different for everyone. In the Software Engineer role, we can confidently offer the following flexible working patterns:* Working flexible hours - flexing the times when you work in the day to help you fit in everything in and work when you are the most productive.* Working from home - Flexibility to work occasionally from homeWorking with UsOur inventions have revolutionized energy for over a century. To keep going forward tomorrow, we know we have to push the boundaries today. We prioritize rewarding those who embrace challenge with a package that reflects how much we value their input. Join us, and you can expect:* Contemporary work-life balance policies and wellbeing activities* Comprehensive private medical care options* Safety net of life insurance and disability programs* Tailored financial programs* Additional elected or voluntary benefitsThe Good StuffWe believe in rewarding our people with a package that reflects how much we value their input. Join us, and you can expect:* Generous annual leave and money to spend on wellbeing activities* Life assurance and income protection* Private medical cover* A defined contributory savings plan* Additional elected benefits.About UsAs the world's leading full-stream provider of integrated oilfield products, services and digital solutions, we are passionate about helping our customers get the best out of their hydrocarbons. Working innovatively to enhance productivity and reduce costs, waste and risk, we are defining the future of the oil and gas industries.Join UsAre you seeking an opportunity to make a real difference in a company that values ideas and new ways of thinking? Come join us and grow with a team of people who will challenge and inspire you!About Us:With operations in over 120 countries, we provide better solutions for our customers and richer opportunities for our people. As a leading partner to the energy industry, we're committed to achieving net-zero carbon emissions by 2050 and we're always looking for the right people to help us get there. People who are as passionate as we are about making energy safer, cleaner and more efficient.Join Us:Are you seeking an opportunity to make a real difference in a company that values innovation and progress? Join us and become part of a team of people who will challenge and inspire you! Let's come together and take energy forward.Baker Hughes Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.
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