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IT Technical Writer (Fixed Term Contract)


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  • Date posted
    May 3, 2024
  • Location
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    June 2, 2024
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Job Description

Job Description

We are looking for a talented and highly motivated IT Technical Writer to join our HPC team!

The successful candidate will be responsible for producing quality documentation that contributes to the overall success of our products and services. You will work collaboratively with architects, product managers, operational and support staff to document products, policy, procedures, and guidelines.

Principle Accountabilities

  • Meet with subject-matter experts to gain understanding of topics to be addressed.
  • Determine the clearest and most logical way to present information for the greatest reader comprehension.
  • Produce quality documents that meet applicable standards.
  • Analyze information required for the development or update of policy, procedures, guidelines, or other forms of documentation.
  • Analyze existing documentation to consolidate content and format to applicable standards.
  • Review, evaluate and edit content developed by other members of the team.
  • Check technical documentation for consistency and accuracy.
  • Ensure documentation complies with applicable certification requirements.

This position is a fixed-term contract for six months, with the possibility of renewal for an equal or longer duration.


  • 3+ years experience in technical writing
  • Ability to deliver quality documentation paying attention to detail
  • Ability to grasp technical concepts and make them easily understandable in text and pictures
  • Excellent written skills in English. French also preferred (but not required).
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Knowledge of ISMS principles
  • Experience of creating and maintaining documentation to support ISO standards.

Personal Skills:

  • Highly organized with a keen attention to detail.
  • Strong analytical and data-gathering abilities.
  • Clear written and verbal communication skills.
  • Capacity to collaborate effectively with peers and managers across different levels.
  • Proficiency in multitasking and self-initiative.

Additional Information

Why work at CGG?

  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience
  • Highly attractive bonus scheme
  • Initial 22 days annual leave with future increases, complemented by a flexible buying and selling holiday program
  • Company pension with generous employer contribution
  • Wellbeing Unmind app – puts you in control of your mental health
  • A flexible benefits platform with numerous discount schemes – gym membership, restaurants, cinema tickets, and much more!
  • Regular social club events, spontaneous reward events throughout the year
  • Cycle purchase scheme
  • Flexible Private Medical & Dental care programmes
  • Sponsorship of visas/comprehensive relocation packages

We are Flexible

  • Flexible Working – through our hybrid working scheme, we offer a flexible blend of home and office working
  • Bank Holiday Swap – our holiday swap program allows you to change it for another day of your choice!
  • Relaxed dress code policy

Learning and Development

At CGG, you will have the space to grow at the pace of your passion and explore the opportunities available to those who dare and deliver.

Our culture of learning and complementary approach to supported or self-guided career development, enables the design of tailored courses to suit specific needs our employees to aid personal growth in areas related to technical, commercial and personal skills, via an extensive suite of CGG developed courses, managed through our own Learning Hub.

We Care about the Environment

We encourage and actively support a strong sense of community, through volunteering and various company initiatives, as well as a strong company commitment to protecting our environment through sustainable solutions, energy saving and waste reduction enterprises.

We see things differently. Diversity fuels our innovation, we value the unique ways in which we differ, and we are committed to equal employment opportunities for all professionals.