Company: Baker Hughes
Skills: Technical Writing
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Minden, Nevada, United States


Team Leader - Technical Writer

Are you passionate about technical documentation?

Are you interested in shaping the future of technical writing?

Join our Digital Solutions - Bently Nevada team

Baker Hughes Bently Nevada offers a plant-wide, holistic suite of machine condition monitoring and protection hardware, software, and services that help achieve the highest level of asset reliability possible. We are the project management team that delivers the solutions to our customers.

Partner with the best

As a Team Leader - Technical Writer, you will lead information development projects and teams. You will carry responsibility for collaborating with functional groups to set content delivery goals, track progress, and meet project deadlines.

As a Technical Writer, you will be responsible for:

  • Communicating complex information clearly, concisely, and accurately.
  • Creating simple tutorials, reviewing labels and messages within the user interface, and creating release notes, FAQs, implementation guides.
  • Creating diagrams, creating a style guide, designing efficient writing processes, and editing white papers and other collaterals.
  • Being a customer advocate, striving to create the best information experience for the customer.
  • Having good command over English language and having the ability to express technical and engineering content into user comprehendible content.
  • Managing time effectively to meet deadlines with multiple deliverables.
  • Having knowledge of core technical communication concepts, topic-based authoring, minimalism, and task-oriented design.
  • Collaborating with product experts to research software products, understand requirements, determine functionality and design features, then communicating effectively to the user
  • Working with global development teams, including flexibility to work and engage with remote teams during off-core working hours when necessary.
  • Creating compelling visual content and stories that convey key product and solution messages and themes while adhering to company brand and design.
  • Breaking down software processes into tasks necessary to the targeted user and effectively explaining those tasks to the user.


Fuel your passion

To be successful in this role you will:

  • Have bachelor's in Computer Science or STEM field with a minimum of 6 yrs. of technical writing experience
  • Have experience with following tools like MadCap, Adobe Flare authoring, Illustrator, Photoshop is desirable.
  • Have experience in Acrobat ProTechSmith, Snag-ItVisual, StudioAcquia, Digital Asset Management (DAM) System, SAP etc.
  • Able to understand of the major aspects of software design, development, and QA and how they affect the information development process.
  • Have an experience working on core data structures and algorithms and implement them using language of choice
  • Have Awareness of Lean/Agile/XP software development processes.
  • Have experience managing a global team.


Work in a way that works for you

We recognize that everyone is different and that the way in which people want to work and deliver at their best is different for everyone too. In this role, we can offer the following flexible working patterns:

  • Working flexible hours - flexing the times when you work in the day to help you fit everything in and work when you are the most productive


Working with us

Our people are at the heart of what we do at Baker Hughes. We know we are better when all of our people are developed, engaged and able to bring their whole authentic selves to work. We invest in the health and well-being of our workforce, train and reward talent and develop leaders at all levels to bring out the best in each other.

Working for you

Our inventions have revolutionized energy for over a century. But to keep going forward tomorrow, we know we have to push the boundaries today. We prioritize rewarding those who embrace change 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 benefits


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 with a global reach and exciting services and clients? Come join us and grow with a team of people who will energize and inspire you!

As part of our commitment to the health and safety of our employees, customers and the communities in which we operate, this role requires full vaccination for COVID-19 prior to beginning work.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.