Teradyne Technical Writer in North Reading, Massachusetts


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Duties & Responsibilities:

Do you want to be part of an exciting and dynamic team where you get the chance to work with both hardware and software engineers? Our Technical Writers create end-user technical documentation that is integrated into the software for our systems and instrumentation. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Working collaboratively as part of a cross-functional team to organize and develop hardware and software documentation.

  • Ensuring the technical accuracy of content while adhering to proper use of brand, voice, and style.

  • Ensuring proper spelling, grammar, sentence structure, and punctuation.

  • Working with software, hardware, and mechanical engineers to proactively gather required information.

  • Performing software installation and verification of documentation on release candidates to ensure compatibility with specified operating systems as well as validate integration both internally and with other installed help files.

  • Working closely with other Technical Writers to develop and maintain department-specific processes and procedures.

Employment Category:

Regular Full Time



Position Subject to ITAR controls:


Basic Qualifications, Experience, Skills & Education Required:

  • Experience performing technical writing in an ATE or other hardware-based high-tech environment

  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills, must be a team player

  • Experience developing modular, reusable content for complex help systems

  • Strong proactive documentation project management capabilities:

  • Ability to manage multiple projects in a fast-paced, high-volume environment with flexibility and a can-do attitude

  • Lead cross-functional team during the documentation review process

  • Keen attention to detail with a high regard for quality, efficiency, and processes

  • Minimal understanding of C, C++, and/or C# .NET

  • BSEE preferred


  • MadCap Flare

  • HTMLHelp

  • HTML and XML

  • Adobe FrameMaker

  • Adobe Illustrator

  • Experience with source control software


Job Title:

Technical Writer

Relocation Available (Some relocation assistance has been approved for this role):



USA - MA - North Reading

EEO Statement::

The above listed position may involve access to export controlled technology and may be subject to export licensing requirements prior to employment.

ATTENTION APPLICANTS WITH DISABILITIES: If you’re unable to access our on-line application due to a disability you may visit one of our locations or our Corporate Office at 600 Riverpark Drive, North Reading, MA and request a paper application form. In addition, you may also contact the HR Service Center at 978-370- 3041 or contact them at HR.Service.Center@teradyne.com for additional assistance.

Teradyne is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.