Siemens Technical Writer in Knoxville, Tennessee
Job Family: Communications
Division: Siemens Healthineers
Business Unit: Diagnostic Imaging
Requisition Number: 211064
Primary Location: United States-Tennessee-Knoxville
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Mid level
Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree
Travel Required: 5%
Siemens is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality for more than 165 years. As a global technology company, Siemens is rigorously leveraging the advantages that this setup provides. To tap business opportunities in both new and established markets, the Company is organized in nine Divisions: Power and Gas, Wind Power and Renewables, Energy Management, Building Technologies, Mobility, Digital Factory, Process Industries and Drives, Healthineers and Financial Services.
With 45,000 employees Siemens Healthineers is one of the world’s largest suppliers of technology to the healthcare industry and a leader in medical imaging, laboratory diagnostics and healthcare IT. All supported by a comprehensive portfolio of clinical consulting, training, and services available across the globe and tailored to customers’ needs. So that more people can have a life that is longer, richer, and more filled with happiness.
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In this role, you will write user documentation for Siemens Molecular Imaging PET/CT systems. You will be the primary writer of PET/CT content and will also have a key role in scheduling documentation work and reporting its status to various project teams.
The deliverables you produce are critical and required components of our PET/CT systems, and we cannot go to market without them. Subsequently, you must be able to set objectives and to meet milestones under deadline.
You will be part of the MI User Documentation and Translation team and report to the Director of that team. Although focused on PET/CT content, this position will also include opportunities to work on documentation for SPECT/CT and syngo .via products.
The primary responsibilities for this position include:
Create the operating manuals and online help for MI’s PET/CT systems. This includes both hardware and software
Coordinate with the CT business line to ensure the delivery of the appropriate MI-specific CT documentation
Attend and deliver documentation status at the Project Steering Group meetings
Create or modify screenshots and graphics as required
Work with team members and our Translation Coordinator to create packages that will be sent to external translators. Monitor translation status and deadlines, and troubleshoot issues as required
Coordinate with external writers to deliver third-party documentation
Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience
The following knowledge/skills, education, and experiences are required to be considered for this position:
Bachelor’s degree in technical writing, communications, health sciences, or related field
Typically 5-8 years of successful experience in related field and successful demonstration of Responsibilities as presented above
Ability to work closely with colleagues in different locations such as Germany, China, or India is mandatory
Flexibility to occasionally work early or late to accommodate deadlines and other time zones is routine
Must be comfortable learning and occasionally troubleshooting new software tools
Must be comfortable engaging with subject matter experts in order to transfer knowledge from them to our customers
Must be comfortable working in hot cell control rooms
Demonstrated competence with the Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
Position requires an estimated 5% travel that could be domestic or international
Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience
The following knowledge/skills, education, and experiences are not required but would be extremely helpful to be considered for this position:
Experience with or knowledge of Nuclear Medicine is highly desirable
Experience with XML-based content management systems such as Astoria, Documentum, Author-IT, or Cosima is highly desirable
Any familiarity with translation process and tools, translation memory tools, or terminology management tools would be beneficial
Demonstrated competence with image editing software such as Photoshop, Gimp, and Illustrator
Experience with page layout programs such as InDesign or QuarkXPress
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