ATCC

Senior Technical Writer

Job Locations US-VA-Manassas
Role Type
Hybrid
Department
ATCC Federal Solutions - AFS
Job ID
2024-3687
Scientific Background
Bacteriology, Biochemistry, Biology, Bioproduction, Immunology, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Mycology, Protistology, Virology

Overview

This position is hybrid (3 days on-site in Manassas, VA, 2 days remote). A background in molecular biology, microbiology, and/or virology would be ideal for this position.

 

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 organizational 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.

Responsibilities

  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.

Qualifications

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree and 5 or more years' experience or equivalent experience.
  • Experience in standard laboratory techniques, data analysis and interpretation of results required.

Other Duties:

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

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Benefits

We Invest in You 

 

  • Health & Wellness: 
    • Comprehensive medical coverage and company paid Life Insurance, Disability Insurance & AD&D.
    • Work life balance with Paid Holidays and PTO.
    • Fitness and cell phone subsidies, and additional benefits such as Aflac, legal services, and pet insurance.
    • Employee Assistance Program offering around-the-clock counseling.
  • Financial security: 
    • 401(a) (6% employer contribution) and 403(b) (2% match) retirement plans.
    • Exceptional career advancement opportunities, recognition, and rewards. 
    • Corporate bonus program.
  • Mission Focused:
    • Non-profit organization supporting critical life science research
    • We give scientists the tools they need to make discoveries that improve and save lives.
    • Contribute to community involvement and social responsibility.

 

Join ATCC, where we fuel your success, well-being, and development.  We're a mission focused non-profit Equal Opportunity Employer, championing diversity and inclusivity. When you work at ATCC, you become a part of that mission, one we’ve committed to for almost 100 years. Shape the future of science with us. 

 

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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