Technical Writer

España, Sant Cugat del Vallès

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The position:  

  • Writes and updates end user documentation (Operator’s Manuals, Online Help, Service Documentation, etc.) in English for Roche instruments and software while respecting project guidelines and documentation standards, guidelines and templates.
  • Is responsible for the documentation project planning (detailed authoring , review  and release planning incl.  monitoring)
  • Independently gathers information to do the technical writing, cooperates closely with the documentation manager, the project teams and the subject matter experts in development and GSS.
  • Organizes the review of produced documentation by subject matter experts; documents and implements their input.
  • Ensures monitoring and evaluation of  generated documentation.
  • Collects input for updates of documentation and does the updating in closed co-operation with the documentation manager, the subject matter experts and the project teams.
  • Ensures that quality targets, timelines and regulatory requirements are respected.
  • Provides files for translation and does the DTP/compilation of Online Help of translated files.
For this position, you bring the following qualifications:
  • Proven experience in technical writing for software applications, preferably in a diagnostics business environment.
  • Proven experience with Adobe FrameMaker (structured) or a similar authoring tool.
  • Excellent spoken and written command of English, good working knowledge of Spanish.
  • Familiarity with software development processes.
  • Ability to communicate in an international environment and motivating colleagues from other departments.
The following would be a plus:
  • Familiarity with laboratory systems and environments.