Senior Technical Content Strategist

Software Development

United States - NY, New York

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Our Team:

The Data Fabric team is responsible for software products that integrate data from multiple applications across the Medidata Platform, enable customers to access their data, and provides analytic tools and reports across the Medidata Platform.  While in this role, the Technical Content Strategist may be assigned to work on one or more products within the team, it is expected that the role will support products outside of the team including:

  • Medidata Rave Regulated Content Management (RCM) is a content management application that supports Rave eTMF, Rave Site Cloud: End of Study, and Rave Archive.

  • Intelligent Trials is an AI-powered application that brings together cross-industry real-time performance metrics, predictive models, and forecasting capabilities to give you a competitive edge in trial planning and execution

Who we’re looking for: 

A Technical Content Strategist that can work in a fast paced environment and manage the following responsibles for user documentation that accompanies the assigned software products. Apply Technical Writing fundamentals to assigned documentation projects.

  • Participate as a member of an Agile product team for assigned products 

  • Create high-quality product documentation based on Medidata’s Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) process 

  • Research product and terminology and apply domain knowledge to documentation 

  • Scope, plan, create and test deliverables using Medidata’s brand standards and processes ● Translate complex technical content into clear and concise articles

  • Identify and build accurate description of tasks and user workflows in the assigned products’ knowledge spaces

  • Apply API documentation concepts 

  • Use content authoring, delivery and measurement tools - Confluence, Jira, Google Analytics, Acrolinx, Pendo for content creation 

  • Conduct content analysis and implement improvements based on feedback ● Interview subject matter experts (SMEs) about assigned products

  • Serve as a peer editor to others’ content

  • Negotiate deliverables and apply problem solving skills to reach project decisions independently in a timely manner

  • Participate in UX meetings regarding user messaging, screen design, as well as propose and implement Progressive User Assistance and/or Context Sensitive help (CSH) as necessary

  • Collaborate with translation team on deliverables as required

  • Contribute to and be assertive in promoting TCS presence through participation and presentation within TCS as well as via blogs in 3DS.

  • Participate and/or lead internal/external initiatives to completion and track implementation for self or team.

Requirements (Education & Experience):


  • 6-9 years writing experience, preferably with software or online systems, both in technical writing and API Documentation.

  • Clinical experience a plus


  • Bachelor degree in English, Technical Communication, Engineering or scientific discipline strongly preferred

  • A Master’s degree a plus

Communication skills:

  • Demonstrate good interpersonal and communication skills (both spoken and written)

  • Demonstrate emotional intelligence and open mindedness toward diversity and inclusion

  • Ability to translate complex technical concepts into clear and concise user content

Tools & Competencies

  • Familiarity with tools such as: Confluence, Jira, Google Analytics, Acrolinx, Pendo o Ability to work on API Documentation

  • Project Management skills a plus

  • Ability to read basic code a plus

  • Familiarity about databases, networks, and knowledge infrastructure a plus o Experience working in an Agile environment preferred

  • Demonstrate ability to learn new tools and processes quickly

  • Ability to work on multiple assignments under tight deadlines

  • Attention to detail

  • Ability to work well both independently and as part of a team

  • Ability to adapt to rapid changes in the team or Company

  • Demonstrate good listening skills.

Medidata requires all U.S. employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and to provide documentation of full vaccination, unless qualified for an accommodation as determined by Medidata, consistent with applicable law. Although accommodation requests will be considered (and granted where appropriate/possible), it may be determined that a candidate is unable to adequately perform the essential functions of the position without imposing an undue hardship on Medidata due to customer requirements, staffing needs, or other business reasons.  

Medidata Solutions, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Medidata Solutions provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by the law. Medidata Solutions complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. #LI-RM1

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