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Technical Writer (PERM)

Somerville, NJ

Posted: 05/06/2022 Industry: Engineering and Technical Job Number: 14356

Job Description

Connexion’s mission is to provide "best in class" services to job seekers. We strive to achieve excellence in job placement, staffing, and recruiting services while treating candidates with the professionalism and respect they deserve.


Title: Technical Writer

Hiring Organization: Connexion Systems & Engineering

Compensation, Benefits, and Employment Type

  • Duration: PERM
  • Pay rate: $85-110k
  • Job Location: Somervile, NJ
  • Job#: bh14356


Technical Writer


Reporting to the Director of Organizational Knowledge, the Technical Writer will work on site and will be responsible for the preparation of technical manuals, journal articles, application notes, presentations, standard operating procedures, and more. The candidate will work closely with the customer-centric teams and the technical staff to help define the requirements for technical communication (print, electronic, and more) and then develop, gather, and disseminate the technical information among customers, vendors, authorized service providers, distributors and reps, internal teams, etc.

The primary focus will be on the variable pathlength spectroscopy product line developed and marketed for the biotech and pharmaceutical industries. The Technical Writer will be also responsible for generating innovative ideas for content while working independently and collaboratively as part of a team. Finally, the position will engage in researching products, services, technology, or concepts to be documented and easily understood by a broad audience.


  • Work closely with technical staff to absorb complex information and find the best way to explain and convey it for best reader comprehension.
  • Research products, services, technology, or concepts to be documented and easily understood by a broad audience.
  • Prepare user and technical manuals and other documents such as application notes, journal articles, specification sheets, and protocols.
  • Review and/or copyedit content developed by other members of the team.
  • Generate innovative ideas for how to best communicate complex information.
  • Meet with subject-matter experts to ensure specialized topics are appropriately addressed.
  • Analyze information required for the development or update of policy, procedure, and form documentation.



  • Associate’s or bachelor’s degree in a technical discipline Engineering, Biology, Science, etc.
  • Master’s degree (preferred)
  • Training/knowledge in Marketing (preferred)
  • Training/knowledge in Technical Writing


  • Experience in promotional/marketing and conversion of technical content
  • 5-15 (or more) years’ experience in technical writing, ideally including work for instrumentation or electro-mechanical products
  • Experience with SharePoint and document management
  • Experience with Office 365 software suite
  • Expertise with Microsoft Word
  • Experience working within a formal quality management and document control system
  • Portfolio submissions required (please attach a separate document or include a link to your online portfolio)


  • A very curious personality, a willingness to ask questions to gain technical insight, and a strong desire to learn new things
  • An interest in, AND an ability to understand complex technical ideas.
  • Ability to think visually, work well with graphic designers to convey information both with imagery and icons, as well as prose
  • Extraordinary verbal and written communication skills (grammar, spelling, and proofreading) with the ability to convey complex subjects with ease and clarity
  • Strong interpersonal skills with ability to work well in groups
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and timelines efficiently


Please use the apply button to submit your resume for consideration. A Connexion Representative will contact you immediately.


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