"JOB:" Technical Writer - San Diego, CA - Recruiter-Full Time

20 Dec 2006 - 11:53am
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Kris Roxas

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Kris Roxas


2035 Corte del Nogal, Suite 100

Carlsbad, CA 92009


kroxas at nsasearch.com

Technical Writer

San Diego, CA

Position Purpose:

Develops, writes, designs and edits technical publications for Life Science
environment. Works on different levels of product documentation for
hardware, software and consumable products. This position also assists in
developing documentation for instructional, descriptive, reference and
promotional purposes.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

* Develops, writes, edits and designs user manuals, specification
sheets, application notes, installation guides and other product related

* Closely interacts with development teams, marketing, and
subject-matter experts

* Aligns with the goals, strategies, and objectives of a project and
demonstrates responsibility to ensure they are met

* Researches information about the product by interviewing
subject-matter experts and using the product

* Produces screen shots, schemata and related graphic material for
product documentation

* Follows style sheet guidelines, customer, and industry style guides

* Proactively informs the Project Manager about project status,
issues or concerns

* Performs quality checks on other writer's deliverables and ensures
quality of his/her own work before handoff to customer or localization

* Responsible to mange document release process for the final
documentation release

Minimum Education & Previous Experience Required:

* This position requires a Bachelor's Degree in biology, biochemistry,
chemistry or equivalent with minimum of 5-8 years related experience in
technical writing.
* Background and experience with genomics / genetic products is a
strong plus.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

* Proficient with FrameMaker, QuarkExpress, Adobe Acrobat and
Microsoft Office
* Ability to describe complex processes and products in a clear and
concise manner
* Team player with strong inter-personal and communication skills
* Ability to work within project teams and towards established

If you are interested and believe you are qualified please forward your
email in an MS Word.doc format to kroxas at nsasearch.com. On the Subject
line, please insert the Position Title followed by your name.

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