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Technical Writer (Civil / Geotechnical Background)

Date: May 2, 2019

Location: Delft, NL, 2628 XK

Company: Bentley Systems

Technical Writer (Geo-Engineer)


Delft, NL


Position Summary:


The Plaxis Geo-Engineering team is involved in research, product definition, software development, customization, documentation and high-end services related to the PLAXIS software for geo-engineering applications. A direct or indirect contribution is given to the development of the advanced PLAXIS software products and the fulfillment of client needs. You will be writing and maintaining PLAXIS manuals, other technical documents, publications and blogs.


Your Day To Day:


  • The PLAXIS software is known for its user-friendly and intuitive workflow. Nevertheless, comprehensive manuals are written describing the details of the features and backgrounds of the theories used in the software. The PLAXIS manuals consist of a General Introduction, a Tutorial Manual, a Reference Manual, a Material Models Manual and a Scientific Manual. Besides the PLAXIS manuals, other technical documents, publications and blogs are written to inform PLAXIS users about best modelling practices via our Knowledge Base and other modern communication platforms.
  • In addition to the yearly updates of the PLAXIS 2D and 3D versions, we are currently developing new software products which require new manuals to be written and maintained. Therefore, we are looking for a new talented colleague who has strong didactic skills and a basic understanding of soil mechanics.


What You Bring To The Team:


  • MSc in Civil Engineering (preferably Geo-engineering).
  • Basic understanding of soil mechanics.
  • Experience in technical writing in English.
  • Strong didactic skills.
  • Able to work autonomously.
  • Affinity with (geo)technical software for civil engineering applications.
  • Experience in writing software manuals is a plus.


What We Offer:


  • Competitive salary and benefits.
  • Possibilities to grow into a full-time position.
  • Stimulating innovative and knowledge-driven work environment.
  • Being part of one of the successful Dutch software companies.

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