Job Description :
Job Title: Technical Writer
Job Location: 3601 S Broadway, Mid Con Center, Edmond, OK 73013
Job Duration: 12+ Months Contract
Requisition Number: 8074-1

Job Description:
As a Senior Technical Writer, you will be responsible for working independently on information development projects. You will collaborate with cross-functional teams to produce high-quality content and contribute to larger team on projects as needed.

Essential Responsibilities:
In this role, you will:
Deliver Online Help, Release Notes, tutorials, videos and Whitepapers for multiple products and services.
Validate, test, review, and edit new and existing customer documentation for quality.
Be an expert in documenting features, usage, upgrades and lifecycle etc. for software products within GE. Can create a documentation plan for an entire product.
Actively participate in daily Scrum stand-up meetings , weekly planning, and review meetings.
Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including Software Engineering, Quality Assurance, Design, Project Management, and Marketing to produce high-quality and accurate customer documentation
Follow the principles of Minimalist Documentation to create concise customer-facing technical content such as Online Help, User Guides, Installation Guides, Administrator Guides, Release Notes and Whitepapers for one or more software products
Independently deliver content for software releases
Need to adapt quickly to new scenarios that require specific skill sets and have high levels of ambiguity
Coordinate all translations and vendor relationships as required
Track and manage project efforts using issue tracking software such as JIRA or Rally
Participate in active learning and knowledge sharing sessions with peers in the Technical Publications department
Lean/Agile/XP software development processes
Seeks to understand the way that the product provides value to the customer and the significance of that information for documentation
Skilled in breaking down problems, documenting problem statements and estimating efforts
Have good Microsoft Windows and Office skills

Basic Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree (OR high school diploma with at least 8 years’ experience in a technical writing role)
A minimum of 5 years of experience in technical writing with proven ability to manage technical writing projects from start to finish independently or Master’s degree with 3 years of experience with technical writing or PHD with 2 years of experience with technical writing
A minimum of 2 years of structured authoring experience using DITA or equivalent framework.
Outstanding writing skills, namely a command of grammar, syntax, diction, and the conventions and best practices of writing a variety of technical documents
Strong collaboration skills: ability to work with a variety of other writers and cross-functional peers easily
Strong knowledge of core technical communication concepts, such as topic-based authoring, minimalism, task-oriented design, single-sourcing

Eligibility Requirements:
Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job.
Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation.
Must be willing to work out of an office located in Oklahoma City metro area