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Sr Technical Writer

  • GE Healthcare
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/23/2017 4:02:59 AM
  • 2825556
  • Job Function: Digital Technology
  • Business Segment: Healthcare Digital
Location(s): Finland ; Kuopio

About Us:
GE is the world's Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.

Role Summary:
We are looking for a Senior Technical Writer in our office in Kuopio, Finland. As a Senior Technical Writer, you will work closely with software development teams in a highly collaborative, global environment creating technical and quality management system (QMS) documentation to next generation software applications used in High Acuity units to improve surgical outcomes and optimize clinical workflow. You will join the High Acuity Care team within GE Healthcare Digital business.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for working independently on technical writing projects
  • Responsible that the developed documents meet Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) and Global Design Control requirements and all other related Quality and compliance requirements
  • Working as expert in writing technical and QMS documentation translating and documenting product technical information into easily comprehensible language
  • Efficiently documenting processes, installations etc. in an understandable way
  • Collaborating with cross-functional teams to produce high quality documentation
  • Actively participating in daily stand-up meetings, weekly planning, and review meetings


  • Bachelor's Degree in English, Technical Writing, Journalism or a similar field
  • Minimum several years’ experience in writing and editing technical, software, quality or clinical documentation
  • Demonstrated proficiency in one or more of the following: Microsoft Office, Adobe Framemaker, Adobe Acrobat, Dita or RoboHelp software
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Possesses excellent writing skills, namely a command of grammar, diction, and the conventions and best practices of writing an array of technical documents
  • Skilled at analyzing the target audience of a document and use this analysis to create user-friendly documents
  • Ability to effectively collaborate with other technical writers and other individuals globally within the business to drive outcomes
  • Fluent Finnish and English

Desired Characteristics:

  • Knowledge of modern SW Engineering Methods and development processes (Agile/Scrum methodologies) and regulations for medical devices
  • Experience on internationalization projects
  • Basic domain know-how in Clinical Information Systems
  • Other language skills

Please apply by sending your CV and application via

For more information, please contact Kristiina Kuismin Director – Software Development, tel. 010 394 5025

Locations: Finland ; Kuopio

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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