Interested in applying your talents to solve complex challenges that will save lives? Ready for an innovative and meaningful career? Then there’s never been a better time to join the team at Edwards Lifesciences. We’re currently expanding and seeking the best and the brightest talent from around the globe. Be inspired by our credo, and share in our quest to have a lasting impact on the world.

Technical Writer_Global IT Communications

When you are a part of the Edwards Lifesciences team, you’ll do important work, like helping to improve patient outcomes and enhance lives. For us, helping patients is not a slogan - it's our life's work. From developing devices that replace or repair a diseased heart valve to creating new technologies that monitor vital signs in the critical care setting, we focus on helping patients regain and improve the quality of their life. Your work will have a real-world impact.

The Sr. Technical Writer for IT Communications plays a critical role in supporting the Global IT organization in its internal messaging, branding and cultural evolution by creating technical documentation and materials for IT-related projects that are easy to understand.

Qualified candidates will have proven success in adapting within a fast-paced environment where each day brings opportunities to transform complex information into simplified terms and visuals for Edwards employees around the world. The Sr. Technical Writer will collaborate with the IT Communications manager and Project Communicator colleagues on technical writing assignments such as step-by-step procedures and quick start guides, FAQs, training guides and videos, website pages and other technical documentation needed for IT projects. Candidates will be able to conceptualize complex information into easy-to-understand visuals that can be used in employee-facing content. They should have a passion for creating pleasant user experiences.

How you will make a difference:

  • Develop technical documentation for various IT projects including website content, instructional guides, quick start guides and FAQs
  • Identify audiences for content and anticipate the questions, problems, and needs that the content should address
  • Collaborate with colleagues on creative solutions to communicate complex information using infographics, digital artwork and videos to help employees understand new processes
  • Review and edit existing documentation to ensure content is accurate and applicable to current processes and systems.
  • Execute on the communications timelines and plans for internal IT campaigns and projects
  • Support content development for IT leadership presentations – creating visual representations, tables and graphs to help tell project stories
  • Suggest improvements to current processes and style guidelines to keep our documentation up-to-date and easy to use for employees
  • Assist with UAT and UI/UX when needed on IT projects
  • Support updates to the Global IT SharePoint website

What you will get:

  • A job with added value - our products are saving lives
  • Interesting work opportunity in an internationally well-established company with a multicultural environment (about 30 different nationalities in our Prague office)
  • The company is growing rapidly in Prague - the possibility for long-term career growth
  • Modern office environment in Prague centre - Praga Studios in Karlín
  • Our own fitness and yoga room
  • Flexible working hours
  • 5 weeks of holiday
  • Contribution to your pension plan
  • Life & Disability Insurance
  • Sick days
  • Meal vouchers and many more...

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in a related field, with a minimum of 5 years of technical writing experience.
  • Proven ability to take complex IT terminology and simplify it for the average user
  • Ability to analyze documentation requirements and successfully identify tasks to address them
  • Experience working with key stakeholders, SMEs and technical leads to gather details
  • Excellent writing, editing and proofreading skills in English
  • An eye for visuals and experience using graphic design to explain complex information
  • Proven expertise in Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Experience using Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop and Acrobat Pro
  • Experience with Microsoft SharePoint
  • Experience using Camtasia or similar software to create instructional videos
  • Ability to manage competing priorities in a fast-paced and constantly changing work environment
  • Ability to work independently on assigned projects
  • Understanding of how to use company brand guidelines in the areas of colour theory, typography, presentation design, layout, and offset/digital printing

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience with all platforms in Adobe Creative Cloud
  • Familiarity with Visio and Power Automate
  • Basic knowledge of HTML and CSS
  • Understanding of how to support internal communications in a corporate setting
  • Understanding of related aspects of IT communications processes and/or systems
  • Experience working in a regulated industry
  • Experience working on a global team

Informace o pozici

Společnost
Edwards Lifesciences AG, organizační složka
Address
Pernerova 697/35, Praha – Karlín
Required education: Bachelor's
Required languages: English (Proficient)
Benefits: Bonuses, Cell phone, Above-standard medical care, Notebook, Contributions to the pension / life insurance, Flexible start/end of working hours, Meal tickets / catering allowance, Holidays 5 weeks, Educational courses, training, Cafeteria, Refreshments on workplace, Sick days, Occasional work from home, Individual schedules of working hours, Self-organization of the job
Listed in: Marketing, Media, advertising, and PR, Services, Marketing communication, Journalist, Publicist, Editor, Copywriter
Employment form
Employment form: Full-time work
Contract duration
Contract duration: Permanent
Employment contract
Employment contract: employment contract
Employer type: Employer

Edwards Lifesciences AG, organizační složka, Michal Freund
+420 737 539 636