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Job # 1764
12/1/2015
Type of Position: Direct employee
Position Title: Sr Technical Writer Services
Company: Medtronic, Inc.
Location: Louisville, CO

 
Position Description:
 
This position has the responsibility and authority to develop and maintain a variety of Service/Repair Documentation for our Global Services organization, such as Technical Bulletins, Content Blocks, Service Manuals, Reference Guides, Knowledge Content, and other service-related technical content for our line of advanced surgical image guidance and Navigation products. You will take the initiative to identify document requirements, interview appropriate product experts and Services managers to obtain the necessary information, and distill this information into detailed, accurate, professional documentation. You will complete, route, and follow through with electronic forms required to release documents. You will be asked to present complex concepts clearly and concisely, manage multiple projects concurrently, adjust priorities as needed and overcome obstacles to meet deadlines. In addition, you will be responsible for preparing, coordinating, tracking, and finalizing document translation projects as required.
 
Job Duties and Responsibilities:
 
• Identify document requirements and obtain necessary raw information from various sources.
• Learn and understand the design and behavior of the company’s products.
• Design, develop, and maintain documents using FrameMaker® and other software applications.
• Control document versioning and maintain the documents archives.
• Provide document-related support to the Global ST Service group.
• Perform the administrative documentation tasks required to establish and track documents in a Product Lifecycle Management system.
• Continuously evaluate business processes, identify improvement opportunities, and implement improvements.
• Perform other duties as requested by Global Services.
• The Senior Writer is expected to complete projects independently, manage their own priorities, apply company procedures to resolve issues, identify and pursue improvement projects, and may be required to manage the user documentation pool for a specific business segment or segments.
• The Senior Writer is expected to manage within a matrixed environment, where direction, prioritization of work, and other daily activities may be established via an indirect reporting relationship.
• Occasional domestic and international travel may be required.
• All activities must be performed in compliance with the Quality System.
• Performs duties in compliance with environmental, health and safety related site rules, policies or governmental regulations.
• All other duties as assigned.
• Travel requirement: Less than 10%
 
EDUCATION REQUIRED

• B.S./B.A. in a technical science, English, or Journalism.

YEARS OF EXPERIENCE
• 5+ years of technical writing or technical editing experience in a technical publications group.

SPECIALIZED KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED
• Advanced experience with FrameMaker® software, and has experience with Structured Authoring using XML and content management solutions.
• Advanced Experience with Adobe Acrobat® and PhotoShop® software, vector graphics software (e.g. Adobe Illustrator® or CoreDraw) and HTML.
• Strong organizational skills.

DESIRED/PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

• Technical writing experience in the medical device industry, scientific, or other regulated industry.
• Experience with professional translation services.
• Strong oral and written communication skills.
 
Apply by clicking this link: Sr Technical Writer Services


Job # 1763
12/1/2015
Type of Position: Direct employee
Position Title: Technical Writer
Company: Medtronic, Inc.
Location: Louisville, CO

 
Position Description:
 
This position has the responsibility and authority to develop and maintain a variety of Instructions For Use (IFU) documents, including Pocket Guides, System Manuals, Quick Reference Guides, Package Inserts, Technical Bulletins, software help files, and other technical materials describing our line of advanced surgical guidance products. You will take the initiative to identify document requirements, interview product developers and marketing managers to obtain the necessary information, and distill this information into detailed, accurate, professional documentation. You will complete, route, and follow through with electronic forms required to release IFU and collaborate with marketing to ensure that the IFU are included with the products they describe. You will be asked to present complex concepts clearly and concisely, manage multiple projects concurrently, adjust priorities frequently, and overcome obstacles to meet deadlines. In addition, you will be responsible for preparing, coordinating, tracking, and finalizing document translation projects as required.
 
Job Duties and Responsibilities:
 
 Identify IFU requirements and obtain necessary raw information from various sources.
* Learn and understand the design and behavior of the company’s products.
* Design, develop, and maintain IFU using FrameMaker® and other software applications.
* Control IFU versioning and maintain the IFU archives.
* Provide IFU-related support to the Marketing, Product Development, and Regulatory groups.
* Identify IFU translation requirements, prepare and manage translation projects to completion.
* Perform the administrative documentation tasks required to establish and track IFU in a Product Lifecycle Management system.
* Continuously evaluate business processes, identify improvement opportunities, and implement improvements.
* Proofread and edit the work of other writers.
* All activities must be performed in compliance with the Quality System.
* Performs duties in compliance with environmental, health and safety related site rules, policies or governmental regulations.
* All other duties as assigned.
* Travel requirement: Less than 10%
 
EDUCATION REQUIRED
• B.S./B.A. English, Communications, or Journalism or a related degree.

YEARS OF EXPERIENCE
* 2+ years of technical writing or technical editing experience in a technical publications group.
* 0+ years of experience with a Master’s Degree  

SPECIALIZED KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED
* Proficient with FrameMaker® software
* Proficient with Adobe Acrobat® and PhotoShop® software, vector graphics software (e.g. Adobe Illustrator® or CoreDraw) and HTML.

DESIRED/PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
* Preferable experience in the medical or scientific software field
* Experience with Structured Authoring using XML and content management solutions.
* Experience writing for a global audience.
* Experience with professional translation services.
 
Apply by clicking this link: Technical Writer

 

9/10/2010
Job #1580
Position Title: Senior Technical Writer

Direct Full-Time

Company Name: LSI Corporation
Job Location: Colorado Springs
 

Duties and Responsibilities:

LSI Corporation is looking for a senior technical writer based in Colorado Springs, CO with significant experience in computer hardware or software documentation development, preferably for an engineering audience.

This position requires a self-directed technical writer who can write, update, edit, review and help plan user documentation to support storage components products. Write clear and concise documentation. Organize material and complete technical writing assignments according to set standard templates, style guidelines, and publication processes.

Work with writers/editors across geographies in a team environment. Extract product information from interaction with the engineering and technical publications teams and from technical/product specifications, previous generation product documentation, and presentations. Develop an understanding of the customer use model and make recommendations for improvements in documentation. Experience in documenting software and highly complex IT hardware systems and architectures is a plus.

A successful candidate must be able to handle documentation projects from start to finish with minimal direction, while managing schedules and meeting deadlines. The position requires the ability to multitask effectively, despite ambiguity, and thrive in a fast-paced, time compressed, and dynamic environment. Must have strong interpersonal skills and be able to communicate effectively with subject matter experts, project managers and other team members.

Required Skills:

  • Understanding of the concepts involved in single sourcing and familiarity with content management and XML-based editors is also a plus.
  • Experience with DITA/structured authoring and HTML is a plus.
  • Experience with Adobe FrameMaker and Quadralay WebWorks desired.
  • Knowledge of PC platforms, XML, and content management systems would be helpful.

A Bachelor's degree in technical communication, electrical engineering, electronics and communication engineering, or computer science or related field is required.

LSI Corporation is a leading provider of innovative silicon, systems and software technologies that enable products which seamlessly bring people, information and digital content together. We offer a broad portfolio of capabilities and services including custom and standard product ICs, adapters, systems and software that are trusted by the world's best known brands to power leading solutions in the storage and networking markets.

We value the diversity of our people. LSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Interested candidates should send resumes to: Jo’lene Jernberg, LSI Corporation, Manager Standard Products Technical Writing at jolene.jernberg@lsi.com.