Technical Writer (R1085749) in Durham, NC at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 7/25/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Durham, NC
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    7/25/2019
  • Job ID:
    R1085749

Job Description

IQVIA™ is the leading human data science company focused on helping healthcare clients find unparalleled insights and better solutions for patients. Formed through the merger of IMS Health and Quintiles, IQVIA offers a broad range of solutions that harness the power of healthcare data, domain expertise, transformative technology, and advanced analytics to drive healthcare forward.

IQVIA Technical Writer

IQVIA is changing an entire industry through inspired innovation. Our People make the difference. We believe that great ideas can come from anywhere. Great products come from great ideas. And great ideas come from great people. Join IQVIA and help us make the world a better place.

The Technical Writer is responsible for creating and writing various types of user documentation, including how-to guides, references, manuals and instructions. Develops a thorough understanding of the audience and the documentation required by meeting with colleagues, and working with product managers to discuss the products and solutions.

  • Researches and builds knowledge about products, services, technology, or concepts to be documented.
  • Determines the clearest and most logical way to present information and instructions for greatest reader comprehension and writes and edits technical information accordingly.
  • Plan, develop, organize, write and edit operational procedures and manuals.
  • Research, develop and document technical design specifications and test scripts.
  • Produce electronic documentation in addition to hard copy manuals.
  • Maintain a comprehensive library of technical terminology and documentation.
  • Analyze documents to maintain continuity of style of content.
  • Manage updates and revisions to technical literature
  • Follow a life cycle called document development life cycle.
  • Release the document following final approval.
  • Conduct online tutorials.


We'd like to see:

  • Bachelor's Degree in English, Communications, or Information Technology
  • Ability to Explain Concepts Clearly
  • Planning and Organization
  •  Ability to Work Under Pressure.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficiency in MS Office
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Able to write in explanatory and procedural styles for multiple audiences
  • Skilled at prioritization and multi-tasking

Join Us

Making a positive impact on human health takes insight, curiosity, and intellectual courage. It takes brave minds, pushing the boundaries to transform healthcare. Regardless of your role, you will have the opportunity to play an important part in helping our clients drive healthcare forward and ultimately improve outcomes for patients.

Forge a career with greater purpose, make an impact, and never stop learning.

IQVIA is an EEO Employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

IQVIA, Inc. provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities.  Applicants who require reasonable accommodation to submit an application for employment or otherwise participate in the application process should contact IQVIA’s Talent Acquisition team at workday_recruiting@iqvia.com to arrange for such an accommodation.



Job ID: R1085749