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Technical Writer

Salary: £34

Location: Leicester

Job type: Temporary

Category: Leicester

Working with a prestigious client in Leicester, within the Aerospace industry, we are looking for an experienced Technical Writer to join the Test and Cal Team on a 6 month temporary assignment. Roles and Responsibilities In this role, you will develop and deliver high-quality content for the 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 Required Qualifications: Associate's Degree. A minimum 2 years of professional experience. Desired Characteristics Technical Expertise: 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 Test & Cal team: Adobe Framemaker, MS Word 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 Business Acumen: 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 Leadership: 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 Personal Attributes: 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 If you have the skills and experience to be considered for this role, press 'APPLY' now! Kinetic plc is a Recruitment Consultancy with over 30 years of experience of delivering staffing solutions to the engineering, manufacturing and technical industries. Kinetic plc treats all applications with a high degree of care, we review all submissions and will attempt to contact applicants who match the job profile. Those that do not meet the specification may not be contacted but their CV retained to be considered against future opportunities


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