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PerkinElmer, Inc.: Senior Technical Writer

PerkinElmer, Inc.

This is a Full-time position in Guelph, ON posted February 1, 2021.

PerkinElmer’s Informatics solutions empower customers to gain critical insights from data analytics, accelerating informed decisions.

You can unify data and fast-track activities across R& D, translational research and clinical trial operations.

Our innovative solutions utilize cloud platforms, Big Data technologies, persona-based workflows and visual analytics tools.

With our Informatics solutions, you’ll be able to transform isolated data into stunning discoveries.As a Senior Technical Writer, you will contribute to the Informatics Documentation team.

You will plan the documentation strategy, create technical content, and produce professional guides and online help and work independently with minimal supervision as part of a geographically distributed team.Basic Qualifications: Minimum Bachelor Degree in Scientific/Engineering or related discipline3-5 years of Technical Writing experiencePreferred Qualifications:Experience in creating various formats of documentation software, or other products, for a variety of audiences (end users, system administrators, IT managers)Knowledge of content management authoring/publishing tools, in particular MadCap FlareSound knowledge of XML and HTML and various help formatsAbility to create high quality graphics using tools, such as Microsoft VisioKnowledge of video production techniques and experience with tools such as Camtasia or MadCap MimicFamiliarity with Agile/ScrumWork in an agile development environment and gather information for a writing assignment from a variety of sources, including development, QA, UX, and product managementExperience with usability and user experience practicesAwareness of technical communication trendsKnowledge of visual analytics platforms such as TIBCO Spotfire is highly desiredClinical, bioinformatics or other health sciences experience is preferredAbility to communicate clearly with all project stakeholders in distributed locationsProducing high-quality, clear, accurate, and complete documentation within established deadlinesOrganize and prioritize tasks and have exceptional analytical skills Manage multiple projects and deliverablesWe believe in small, empowered teams so individual versatility is highly valuedResearch and learn new technologies in Technical CommunicationsWorking experience in scientific or engineering discipline is desiredExcellent written and verbal English communication skillsProvides recommendations to continuously improve technical writing in the organizationExcellent work ethic and desire to learn and take on new challenges