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Technical Writer III
Ref No.: 18-08044
Location: Fremont, California
Job Title:Technical Writer III
Duration: 6 months
Location: Fremont, CA
Job ID: TMO-REQ-005406

Job Summary:
Job Title: Technical Writer III
R&DCompany Information:
Client (NYSE: TMO) is the world leader in serving science, with revenues of more than $20 billion and approximately 70,000 employees globally. Our mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. We help our customers accelerate life sciences research, solve complex analytical challenges, improve patient diagnostics, deliver medicines to market and increase laboratory productivity. Through our premier brands – Client, Applied Biosystems, Invitrogen, Client and Unity Lab Services – we offer an unmatched combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and comprehensive services.

Position Summary:We are looking for innovative candidates to be a key contributor in supporting the development of cutting edge diagnostic methods that will have a direct impact on patient lives. The candidate will support clinical development with primary responsibility for the hands-on management of documentation supporting IVD clinical studies. This candidate will work closely with cross functional development teams to write, edit, review and finalize technical documents required for regulatory submissions of IVD products which includes but not limited to documents for pre-submissions, verification and validation protocols and reports. The secondary role for the candidate is to draft, edit, review and finalize scientific and/or technical documents. The candidate will also review project documentation, assess necessary resources, and estimate timelines for documentation development and review. Knowledge of US and European medical device documentation regulatory requirements would be an advantage. The candidate should have experience with authoring in an agile development environment.

Major Tasks and Responsibilities:
Coordinating with internal and external experts to organize and maintain documentation pertaining to the life cycle of IVD products.Writing, analyzing, and editing user guides, installation guides, and online help systems for future medical devices.Collaborates with cross functional team to support successful execution of IVD clinical studies.Crafting user-facing documentation based on inputs from cross-functional groups and individuals including, marketing experts, medical experts, regulatory affairs, and product managers.Representing the technical writing viewpoint within cross-functional meetings.Perform other responsibilities to support the needs of the department as assigned.

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:
B.S. in a relevant scientific field, such as biochemistry, molecular biology, or cell biology.At least 4 years of technical writing experience, preferably in the IVD field and with experience in writing documents for regulatory submissions, such as 510k submissions.Experience with drafting, reviewing, editing verification/validation protocols and reports.Knowledge of quality and regulatory compliance for IVD product development.