Hologic Technical Writer in Marlborough, Massachusetts

Technical Writer

Post Date Oct 01, 2018

At Hologic, we’re an innovative medical technology company that enables healthier lives everywhere, every day. We are also a company that prospers and grows, which is why we’ve been able to expand our offerings to empower even more people and champion women’s health

What powers our growth across Breast & Skeletal Health, Diagnostics, GYN Surgical and Medical Aesthetics Solutions is also what differentiates us: the exceptional and clinically proven capacity of our products to detect, diagnose and treat illnesses and other health conditions earlier and better. This clinical superiority creates high expectations, which we fulfill by continually challenging ourselves to improve health through better technology, education and market access.

None of this would be possible without the talent and passion of our employees. Together, our expertise and dedication to developing and sharing more robust, science-based certainty drives our global presence and a promising pipeline that responds to the unmet health and wellness needs of women, families and communities.

While we focus on women’s health and well-being, we are committed to having an even broader benefit on the world. Together, we advocate for better health and wellness through solutions that provide ever greater certainty and peace of mind.


The Technical Writer manages and releases technical documents in multiple formats related to the service and maintenance of all Hologic diagnostic instruments.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The incumbent may be asked to perform other function-related activities in addition to the below mentioned responsibilities as reasonably required by business needs.

  • Initiate, create, edit, review, and implement documents and document changes working with end users to improve documentation, reduce errors, and enhance user comprehension and overall readability.

  • Contribute and create Quality Control documents

  • Revise existing documentation by working with stakeholders, partners, or distributors to facilitate revision, review, and approval of documentation

  • Coordinate the transition of documentation through development, prototype, preproduction and production phases as appropriate

  • Through Technical Training, maintain and expand knowledge of Quality Control processes, instrumentation, and software as it applies to documentation

  • Release service and maintenance manuals for all Hologic diagnostic instrument.

  • Support the electronic and hardcopy libraries of released and archived material

  • Support training efforts in-house and remote to validate new/revised documentation


  • Bachelor’s Degree in the Sciences, or equivalent experience


  • At least 5 years of technical writing experience


  • Must have worked in an FDA regulated industry

  • Competence withMadcap Flare

  • Experience withAdobe Frame Maker, Adobe InDesign, Acrobatand Adobe Illustrator

  • Experience with Oracle

  • Experience with Microsoft Officeproducts

  • Must be a good communicator

Agency and Third Party Recruiter Notice:

Agencies that submit a resume to Hologic must have a current executed Hologic Agency Agreement executed by a member of the Human Resource Department. In addition Agencies may only submit candidates to positions for which they have been invited to do so by a Hologic Recruiter. All resumes must be sent to the Hologic Recruiter under these terms or they will not be considered.

Hologic, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer inclusive of disability and veterans.