Senior Technical Writer

  • Santa Clara, CA
  • Posted 25 days ago | Updated 25 days ago


On Site
Depends on Experience
Contract - W2
Contract - 7 Month(s)


Senior Technical Writer

Job Details

Amick Brown is seeking an experienced Senior Technical Writer transit system company.

Location: Santa Clara, CA

Duration: 7 months

Estimated pay range: $60- $75 hour per client contract and candidate skills, experience and work location.

Job Description

  • As a member of the Services organization, the Senior Technical Writer ensures that development, delivery, and maintenance of technical Field Service documentation is consistent and compliant with product support needs and company guidelines.
  • The Senior Technical Writer produces accurate, clearly presented, consistent documentation on time for product releases, and requires no day-to-day instruction or general instruction for new assignments.
  • The Senior Technical writer should be highly skilled in the development and maintenance of technical documentation.
  • This is an on-campus contract position with both office and laboratory working environments.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Plans, writes, edits, and maintains Field Service documentation (i.e., Field Service procedures and technical bulletins) for medical device systems.
  • Complete documentation control steps to release final documentation.
  • This includes Change Orders in the documentation control system.
  • Informs and adheres to policies, procedures, and quality documents.
  • Collaborates with project team members to share knowledge and best practices.
  • Uses skills as an experienced technical communication professional with understanding of industry best practices and company objectives to resolve complex issues in creative and effective ways.
  • Evaluates, recommends, or develops documentation process and productivity aids. Assist with development of internal writing style guide.

Skill/Job Requirements

  • Minimum 12 years technical writing experience in a hardware or engineering environment, including documentation for various technical audiences.
  • Bachelor's degree in engineering sciences, professional writing, or equivalent preferred.
  • Strong writing and grammar skills in areas of content development by using minimalist, topic-based writing style. Analytical ability to swiftly grasp and effectively communicate complex scientific and engineering concepts for intended audiences.
  • Strong organizational and project-management skills with ability to participate in project discussions and manage deliverables for multiple projects under tight deadlines, set priorities, and manage time effectively.
  • Understanding of mechanical/hardware concepts and complex devices.
  • Previous experience with medical devices preferred.
  • Experience with DITA XML authoring tools. PTC Arbortext Editor or IXIASOFT CCMS highly desired.
  • Experience with current versions of standard authoring tools, including Adobe Acrobat, Illustrator, InDesign, and Photoshop; and Microsoft Excel and Word.
  • Professional references and writing examples expected.

Amick Brown is an Information Technology consulting company specializing in ERP, Data Analytics, Information Security, Application Development, Networking, and Cloud Computing. The company was founded in 2010 and is headquartered in San Ramon, California.

Regular full-time employees are eligible for the following Amick Brown provided benefits:

  • Health
  • Vision
  • Dental
  • 401k with company match
  • Paid time off
  • Sick Leave
  • long-Term Disability
  • Life Insurance
  • Wellness & Discount Programs