Hologic Technical Writer 3 in Santa Clara, California

Technical Writer 3

Post Date Dec 12, 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 Senior Technical Writer acquires and analyzes product information, and develops and maintains end-user documents including but not limited to user manuals, service manuals, quick reference guides, training materials, instruction sheets, DICOM conformance statements, and related product labeling, for our medical imaging products.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Independently determine a solution and drive its implementation.

  • Prioritize and organize multiple projects to meet required timelines.

  • Interact effectively as part of a cross-functional team.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the basic knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required.

  • Must possess both a breadth and depth of experience.

  • Experience with content management systems; Author-it highly preferred.

  • Experience in simplified English, topic-based authoring, and minimalism required.

  • Strong organization skills.

  • Familiarity with Product Lifecycle Management.

  • Familiarity with Bill of Materials and Material Requirements Planning.

  • Experience with the complete publications cycle.

  • Advanced editing and writing skills.

  • Advanced understanding and experience with desktop publishing tools.

  • Must be customer-driven with ability to demonstrate past success in meeting information needs.

  • Ensures design, production methods, and processes are to support the Quality Policy as well as all ISO Quality System procedures and guidelines.


  • Bachelor’s degree.


  • Five to eight years developing software/hardware/medical documentation for end users.

Specialized Knowledge:

  • Experience working in FDA-regulated environment.

  • Experience in the medical imaging industry.

  • Familiarity with web applications and network protocols.

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.