2283 - Senior Technical Writer
Cytel provides unrivaled biostatistics and operations research knowledge to our customers in the life sciences industries in the form of both software and services. At Cytel, we work hard to create successful careers with significant professional growth for our employees, as a result of which they work hard to make Cytel successful. Cytel is a place where talent, background and integrity come together to advance the state of clinical development. Description Plan, coordinate, and execute projects to deliver accurate, effective, and timely details solutions that empower readers and solve business problems. Design, write, and edit technical content for a variety of audiences, with an emphasis on usability, effectiveness, maintainability, and reusability. Understand and use authoring systems, content management tools, databases, social media (wikis and other collaboration systems,microblogs, etc.), and SEO to develop systems that collect, organize, and publish findable, useful details. Employ authoring tools to produce professional documentation from a single source for a variety of media and devices including mobile platforms, on-line help, electronic publications, and PDF. Contribute to the development and achievement of organizational goals and objectives. Represent the team and the Cytel organization on project assignments and when working with clients. Lead efforts to assess, research, analyze, organize, design, develop, and maintain info products, processes, and systems. Required skills and Background Demonstrated strong writing and editing skills and expertise to plan and execute content delivery projects. Expertise to collaborate with teams across all parts and levels of the organization including product development, IT, product management,compliance, services, customer support, marketing, training, and senior management. Flexibility to change directions and tasks when necessary to accommodate shifting priorities. Excellent planning, scheduling, communication, and people skills. Background working with content management and single-sourcing authoring platforms. Familiarity and comfort with source code mgmt. and document mgmt., and with 'DevOps' concepts and systems. Two+ years of background planning and producing technical documentation for on-line delivery. Helpful Skills and Background Experience with authoring platforms, Atlassian and Microsoft collaboration tools, and Microsoft word. Proven work experience documenting complex healthcare, biostatistics, or clinical trial mgmt. concepts. Background with LaTeX mark-up and related systems, and with MathML and constructing complex equations for print and on-line presentation. Background with GxP compliance concepts and processes. Knowledge of 'industrial-strength' software product development tools and roles, and background with software engineering methodologies in a large-company environment. Knowledge of basic principles and components of user background (UX) design. Exposure to concepts and tools relating to continuous integration/continuous deployment. Understanding of basic coding concepts, and expertise to read and edit CSS3, HTML5, and SQL. Background with R programming is very desirable. Education College diploma in biostatistics, software engineering, computer science, technical communications, journalism, or related position, or equivalent background is desirable.
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