Technical Writer (m/f/d)

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Posted 4 months ago
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Join a team that is changing millions of lives.
Transforming smiles, changing lives

At Align Technology, we believe a great smile can transform a person’s life, so we create technology that gives people the confidence to take on whatever’s next. We revolutionized the orthodontic industry with the introduction of the Invisalign system, and we have never lost sight of that spirit of innovation. Our diverse and collaborative teams are constantly pushing the boundaries of what’s possible.

Ready to join us?
About This Opportunity 
We are looking for a Technical Writer to join a team responsible for extending and improving diagnostic services. In this role, you will write detailed descriptions of clinical protocols and software behavior to support releases of cloud services and user-facing applications in a regulated medical environment. Beyond regulatory requirements, you will work closely with expert clinicians and developers, and extend the knowledge base for clinicians and engineers and support the technical documentation process. The key stakeholders include patients, general dentists, orthodontists, dental lab technicians, dental service organizations, universities, and public hospitals. You will work with teams of designers, machine learning engineers, data scientists, marketing managers, software engineers, medical domain experts, and others to build impactful Diagnostics AI products. 

In this role, you will…
  • Monitor, support and prepare the technical documentation (user manuals, IFU, technical software requirements) of SaMD products.
  • Maintain traceability and regulatory documentation for medical software.
  • Explore and document software behavior and clinical protocols implemented in software.
  • Write content in documentation-as-code approach, using version control, markup format and text editors.
  • Support various QMS activities.
  • Draft communications to business for new releases and document UX features.
  • Educate and guide engineers in contributing to consistent documentation.
In this role, you’ll need …  
  • Bachelor's degree or higher, further education in software or a medical field is a big plus.
  • 2+ years in medical device or pharmaceutical industry in a similar role
  • Basic knowledge of regulatory requirements and documents, both EU and U.S.
  • Basic knowledge of version control systems and text editors for writing in markdown.
  • Experience with Git, GitLab and Jira is a big plus.
  • Excellent command of English language. German is an asset.
  • Ability to work in a regulated industry and achieve high quality in every detail.
  • Interest in learning the problem domain and sharing knowledge with the wider team.
  • Problem-solving skills and ability to work independently are required.
  • Team work attitude
Sound like a good fit?  

Great! Click the "Apply" link to let us know you are interested. Not the right fit? Don’t worry, Align is quickly growing so we are creating more opportunities to expand our Align family. Please consider joining our Talent Network to receive notifications about future jobs or sharing this opportunity with others in your network.    

About Align  
Align Technology is a publicly traded medical device company that is transforming smiles and changing lives. Our global team of talented employees develop innovative technology, tools and treatment options to help dental professionals worldwide achieve the clinical results they expect. Our digital ecosystem combines the power of technology to create beautiful smiles through the integration of AI and machine learning, digital imaging and visualization, biomechanics and material science to develop the Invisalign system, the most advanced clear aligner system in the world; iTero Intraoral Scanners and OrthoCAD digital services. Did you know? Align is the world’s largest manufacturer of custom 3D-printed materials.   
By joining Align, you will be part of a global, fast-growing company in one of the most dynamic industries. Great people, innovative technologies, and meaningful work – these are just some of the things employees say make Align Technology a great place to work.   
We respect your privacy. Please review our Applicant Privacy Policies for additional information.  

Global Diversity Statement
At Align, we believe in the power of a smile, and we know that every smile is as unique as our employees. As we grow, we will continue building a workforce of diverse cultural backgrounds and life experiences and fostering a culture of open-mindedness and compassion for all our employees. We live our company values by promoting healthy people and healthy communities. All with the intent of changing millions of lives, one unique smile at a time.
Equal Opportunity Statement
It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunity in all of our employment practices without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, marital status, protected veteran status, age, individuals with disabilities, sexual orientation or gender identity or expression or any other legally protected category. Applicants for positions with Align must be legally authorized to work in the country which they are applying for and verification of employment eligibility will be required as a condition of hire.

Benefits Offered?

  • No

Bonus Offered?

  • No

Travel Required?

  • No


  • Germany

Global Experience Needed?

  • No

Specialized Experience Needed?

  • No

Apply before:

  • Apr 18, 2024
Company Overview
Align Technology
Align Technology

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We are dedicated to transforming lives by improving the journey to a healthy, beautiful smile. Discover your straight path to a bright future at Align Technology. As a part of our smart, diverse and fast-moving global team, you'll make an impact on the market leader that's moving an industry forward. Want to find out what's next for us—and for you? Follow us on LinkedIn for business updates and check out our current opportunities at 25 years ago, we pioneered the market for clear aligners. Since then, we have continuously innovated with new products and technologies that revolutionize treatments for doctors and their patients. Today, doctors and labs in over 100 markets use the Invisalign system, iTero intraoral scanners and exocad software to improve smiles for patients – from simple tooth alignment to complex corrections, kids to adults, orthodontics to multi-disciplinary restorative treatment. Learn more about Align Technology and our products:
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