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Software Technical Writing Specialist

  • GE Aviation
  • Entry-Level
  • Posted 1/23/2017 4:14:59 AM
  • 2799118
  • Job Function: Engineering/Technology
  • Business Segment: Aviation Business & General Aviation & Integrated Systems
Location(s): Czech Republic ; Praha


About Us:
At GE Aviation, we are imagination at work.
Whether we’re manufacturing components for our GEnx engines or driving innovation in fuel and noise
reduction, the GE Aviation teams are dedicated to turning imaginative ideas into advances in aviation that
solve some of the world’s toughest problems. Join us and you’ll find yourself in a dynamic environment
where our ongoing, substantial investment in research and development keeps us moving forward and
looking ahead. At GE, developing people is embedded in our culture and integral to our growth. Here you’ll
work collaboratively and across functions with the highest caliber talent, utilizing cutting-edge technology
and processes. Whether it’s the next generation of ecomagination products or the future of aircraft engines,
we’ve got the state-of-the-art resources to make those innovations a reality. If you’re passionate about
aviation and looking for a career rich with challenges and unlimited opportunities for growth and
advancement, then join GE in reengineering the sky through aviation innovations that will impact the globe
for generations to come.

Role Summary:
The Software Technical Writing Specialist will be responsible for defined work or projects with moderate complexity. In this role you will follow an individual work plan and meets day-to-day short-term objectives, and resolve issues through immediate action or short-term planning.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Provide technical publications and updates for all new and existing assigned product models using state of the art publication techniques
  • Troubleshoot and resolve publication discrepancies
  • Work with industry and customer standards to develop state of the art formats for future publications
  • Ensure projects are implemented on time with high quality and within budget.
  • Write, edit, and manage technical documentation in support of business products
  • Develop illustrations and simulations that show features and functions of the product in documentation
  • Contribute to the development and edit submissions to the functional and technical design specifications
  • Support development of product and delivery for software systems
  • Create user-friendly technical documents that accompany product deliveries
  • Edit and maintain system documentation including, procedures, requirements and maintenance of hardware, software, network, and security
  • Work with team members to ensure that specifications / procedures are complete, accurate, and timely
  • Collaborate with hardware and software developers and engineers in the creation and implementation of this documentation


Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college (or equivalent knowledge/experience).
  • Prior experience with software application technical writing
  • Knowledge of S1000D specification and Simplified Technical English
  • Strong skills and knowledge using Microsoft Office applications, MS Word mastery is required
  • Good graphics software skills


Desired Characteristics:
  • Ability to manage time and work on multiple projects
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Proficiency in English language
  • Customer Service focused mindset


Locations: Czech Republic ; Praha

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation.  GE 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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