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Technical Writer (w/m/d)

Hamilton Medical AG


Technical Writer (w/m/d)

Hamilton Medical is a dynamic, internationally successful medical device company headquartered in Bonaduz, Switzerland. At Hamilton Medical, we live for ventilation technology. Technology that helps caregivers improve the lives of their critically ill patients. We believe that innovation is essential to meet the demands of critical care.

To strengthen our multinational team, we are looking for motivated people in all areas of the company: from software developers to medical or healthcare professionals, from engineers to export specialists, from production workers to regulatory affairs specialists, and from project leaders to product managers

We are seeking a dedicated, motivated individual to join our small team of information developers providing end-user documentation for our devices and related products to medically trained professionals and regulatory bodies around the world.

Working with the cross-functional team, engineering specs and other documentation, clinical input, and the products themselves, we develop and deliver compelling documentation for our products, on time, with high quality. Our team is responsible for all aspects of end-user product documentation.

  • Experience developing documentation for an end-user audience

  • Ability to quickly learn and understand complex procedures and concepts

  • Ability to work with and understand functional engineering specifications for the software features/functions and the user interface

  • Effective at working closely with members of the cross-functional and writing teams to learn what is needed and determine how to best present it

  • Strong teamwork and interpersonal skills, professional demeanor and work attitude; ability to work well with tight schedules and challenging projects

  • Good time management skills; ability to adjust quickly to changes in product and project plans

  • Innovative self-starter, with the ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment; able to manage project issues directly with cross-functional team members

  • Strong work ethic, ability to multi-task, solve problems, and accept feedback

  • Experience with FrameMaker, InDesign, Acrobat, and willingness to learn more; adept at learning new tools as needed

  • Strong computer skills, experience with templates, editing, publishing; ability to integrate with existing work processes and documentation styles/style guide

  • Able to speak/understand German, or willingness to learn

  • Native-level English required - we write in US English

  • Background in the sciences and/or high tech preferred

  • Good graphic or graphic visualization skills helpful (we work closely with a graphic illustrator)

  • Experience working with XML-based content (we use the Quanos ST4 CMS) helpful

  • Understanding of HTML 5 and responsive design concepts a plus

Please be prepared to provide writing samples on request.