Senior Technical Writer

Job Locations US-VA-Manassas
Role Type
ATCC Federal Solutions - AFS
Job ID
Scientific Background
Bacteriology, Biochemistry, Biology, Bioproduction, Immunology, Microbiology, Mycology, Protistology, Virology


The Senior Technical Writer researches, organizes, writes, and edits information for use in a wide variety of documents requiring in-depth knowledge and understanding of the subject. They create and edit documentation to be shared across platforms ensuring consistency.


The Senior Technical Writer follows organization layout and editorial standards seeking uniform style and language while applying organizational objectives to resolve a wide array of issues in creative and effective ways. They demonstrate good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions. They are assigned projects and resolve issues with moderate guidance from managers. Senior Technical Writers provide training and mentoring to associate and technical writers.


Biological Technical Writer, reviews production Data and high level QC,create documentation including product sheets,data sheets,certificate of analysis,SDS.Aid in creation of proposals,white paper, journal articles.


Prefer Background in Molecular Biology ,Virology & Microbiology


  1. Develop, write, and edit technical documents including Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), product information sheets, proposals, and other related documents.
  2. Review scientific literature and data to authenticate documented manufacturing specifications.
  3. Liaise with internal stakeholders including scientific, production, operations, and customer service staff to address customer needs.
  4. Integrate various sources of information into a uniform style and language for compliance.
  5. Aid in determining product specifications by comprehending what makes up a good experience and if the correct controls are used and the specifications make sense.
  6. Audit, review, and edit existing documentation. Work with initiators to rewrite, clarify or reconstruct procedures, specifications, and forms.
  7. Adhere to the scope and timeline of new documentation projects.
  8. Coordinate project plans, determine resources, and provide guidance to associate and technical writers.
  9. Ensure all documentation meets organizational process and aligns with ISO certification standards.
  10. Follow WCAG 2.0 guidelines to make all documents destined for attachment to government websites 508 compliant.


Education and Education:

  • Bachelor's degree and 5 or more years' experience or equivalent experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:


Other Duties:

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Founded in 1925, ATCC is a non-profit organization with a mission to acquire, authenticate, preserve, develop, standardize, and distribute biological materials and information for the advancement and application of scientific knowledge.


ATCC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.


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