Sr. Technical Writer – San Jose

Organization: BD Biosciences
Contact Name: Nicki L. Davis
Address: 2350 Qume Drive, San Jose, CA 95131
Phone Number: 408-954-2047
Email Address:
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Job Title: Senior Technical Writer
Job Duration: Full-time staff position

BD Biosciences is a division of Becton, Dickinson and Company (BD). BD is one of the largest global medical technology companies in the world and is advancing the world of health by improving medical discovery, diagnostics and the delivery of care. The company supports the heroes on the frontlines of health care by developing innovative technology, services and solutions that help advance both clinical therapy for patients and clinical process for health care providers.

BD and its 65,000 employees have a passion and commitment to help improve patient outcomes, improve the safety and efficiency of clinicians’ care delivery process, enable laboratory scientists to better diagnose disease and advance researchers’ capabilities to develop the next generation of diagnostics and therapeutics. BD has a presence in virtually every country and partners with organizations around the world to address some of the most challenging global health issues. For more information on BD, please visit

Job Description:
We are currently seeking a skilled senior technical writer who will be responsible for creating technical data sheets and hardware and software manuals, and presenting complex scientific information accurately, clearly, and concisely. The senior technical writer is self-motivated, manages their tasks and time efficiently, and needs little or no day-to-day instructions.


  • At least a BS/BA in English, science, or related technical field
  • Minimum of seven years of experience as a writer in a technical/scientific environment
  • Knowledge and experience using:
    • Adobe FrameMaker
    • MadCap Flare
    • FileMakerPro
    • Adobe Acrobat
    • TFS
    • Online help software
    • Adobe Illustrator
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