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Job Description
Job Title: Senior Technical Writer
Location: Hillsboro

When you’re part of the team at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you’ll do important work, like helping customers in finding cures for cancer, protecting the environment or making sure our food is safe. Your work will have real-world impact, and you’ll be supported in achieving your career goals.

As the world leader in serving science, we empower our people to advance innovative technologies, develop meaningful solutions, and build rewarding careers. With revenues of $18 billion and the largest investment in R&D in the industry, we give our 55,000 extraordinary minds the resources and opportunities to make significant contributions to the world.
Senior Technical Writer Position
  • Creates, develops, and maintains customer-facing documents in line with the level of education of the end user. Documents include system user’s guides, software release notes, technical notes, and F1 context-sensitive help for online use.
  • Conducts interviews with various users, input providers, and technical staff to gather and organize source material for documentation creation.
  • Researches and translates technical information into customer-facing documents for non-technical and technical users.
  • Understands engineering processes and specifications.
  • Recommends formats responsive to user requirements.
  • Produces products that conform to the company documentation and quality assurance standards.
  • Strong listening, interviewing, and organizational skills
  • Positive attitude
  • Strong attention to detail
  • High standards in their work ethic
  • The successful candidate will possess the following combination of education and experience:
  • Typically a university degree is required, or a combination of education, training and experience that demonstrate the required skills.
  • Excellent understanding of the English language, both verbal and in writing.
  • Must possess a high degree of familiarity with Adobe FrameMaker and Madcap Flare software.
  • Prior experience in developing similar types of documentation for technical publications and written training materials, preferably with experience developing user manuals, online help guides, and related training / user materials for computer programs.
  • Must possess excellent communication ability.
  • Preference for candidates who can demonstrate successful project work in cross-functional and cross-cultural international work teams.

Communication
  • Being able to explain and understand the interests of stakeholders
  • Conduct interviews
Strategic thinking
  • Being able to define new and improve existing structures and possibilities offered by software (CMS, XML).
  • Seeing and understanding the big picture of business needs.
Project management
Being able to juggle multiple projects to meet expected deadlines.
Analytical
  • Being able to analyze complex project needs and translate this into plans and deliverables.
  • Understanding the need for defining priorities within projects.


At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 55,000 extraordinary minds has a unique story to tell. Join us and contribute to our singular mission—enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. Apply today http://jobs.thermofisher.com

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.



Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.
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