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Tech Writer 4

Tarrytown, New York
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Job Description

Division: Siemens Healthineers
Business Unit: Laboratory Diagnostics
Requisition Number: 237797
Primary Location: United States-New York-Tarrytown
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Senior level
Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree
Travel Required: 10%

Division Description:

Division Description
Siemens is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality for more than 165 years. As a global technology company, Siemens is rigorously leveraging the advantages that this setup provides. To tap business opportunities in both new and established markets, the Company is organized in nine Divisions: Power and Gas, Wind Power and Renewables, Energy Management, Building Technologies, Mobility, Digital Factory, Process Industries and Drives, Healthineers and Financial Services.

With 45,000 employees Siemens Healthineers is one of the world’s largest suppliers of technology to the healthcare industry and a leader in medical imaging, laboratory diagnostics and healthcare IT. All supported by a comprehensive portfolio of clinical consulting, training, and services available across the globe and tailored to customers’ needs. So that more people can have a life that is longer, richer, and more filled with happiness.

For more information, please visit:
http://www.usa.siemens.com/healthcare
 


Job Description:

At Siemens Healthineers, we are passionate about enabling healthcare professionals to deliver high quality patient care, and to do so affordably.  A leading global healthcare company, Siemens Healthineers continues to strengthen our portfolio of medical imaging and laboratory diagnostics, while adding new offerings such as managed services, consulting, and healthcare IT services – as well as further technologies in the growing market for therapeutic and molecular diagnostics.
 
Siemens Healthineers develops innovations that support better patient outcomes with greater efficiencies, giving providers the confidence they need to meet the clinical, operational and financial challenges of a changing healthcare landscape.

 

 
Tech Writer 4
 
Position Overview
 
Seeking an experienced, self-motivated Lead Technical Writer to develop user assistance content for in vitro diagnostics instruments and software within the Siemens Healthineers, Laboratory Diagnostics, Global Engineering Organization, User Interaction Design Department.
 
Demonstrated experience in conducting task and workflow analysis to guide content development is required. Experience using XML or structured Framemaker required. Knowledge of Product Labeling as defined by the FDA 21 CFR 809 or international regulatory organizations, as well as of agile development or scrum framework, is desirable but not required. A desire to work with a cross-functional team to improve the usability and understanding of laboratory diagnostics instruments is a must.
 
Responsibilities
 
  • Collaborating with cross-functional teams in an agile software development environment.
  • Analyzing the content workflow needs of customers to drive content development and information usability.
  • Proactively identifying potential risks and opportunities for improvement in our products and deliverables.
  • Developing, verifying, and managing content versions and reviews throughout the product lifecycle in collaboration with other writers, editors and project managers.
  • Developing content consistent with company branding and style guidelines.
  • Participating in scrum activities and sprints to manage tasks and track progress.
  • Reading and understanding scientific and engineering information, design requirements, test specifications, product prototypes, and usability study results.
  • Confirming content accuracy using software emulators or diagnostics instruments.
  • Developing concept and task topics using XML to create user assistance and troubleshooting deliverables for laboratory diagnostic professionals.
  • Developing content with translation into other languages in mind.
  • Understanding and implementing relevant procedures and work instructions within the company Quality Management System.
  • Supporting audits and other regulatory investigations as appropriate.
 
Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience
 
Typically a minimum of 8-10 years of technical writing experience in a related field and successful demonstration of Responsibilities and Knowledge as presented above. This candidate should have a BS/BA in a related discipline or advanced degree. Demonstrated knowledge in task or workflow analysis as applied to user assistance content.
 
Travel
5% or less
This candidate can work out of the Siemens Tarrytown or Flanders site.


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