When you join Varian, you’re joining an organization with more than 6,500 team members across more than 30 countries. Bring your talent to a place where your work will help fight cancer. We develop and manufacture products and solutions that innovate, support and streamline cancer-fighting solutions worldwide. Our teams have a common drive to help others, and a passion for excellence.
The Global Product Labelling team, who develop User Assistance for innovate cancer-fighting solutions, are pioneering a Digital Transformation strategy. We are looking for a DITA Technologist to maintain the technology of our DITA XML Content Management System to meet the specifications provided by the Information Architect, and to play an itegral role in transitioning Varian’s User Assistance to meet the future demands of Digital Tranformation.
Coordinate with the Information Architect, Authoring and Localization teams to identify future needs and requirements
Provide technical subject matter expertise to support Digital Transformation
Maintain the publishing system, tools automation, source control system
Develop and test stylesheets and transforms
Configure, extend and customize the DITA Open Toolkit
Improve system performance by conducting tests, troubleshooting and integrating new elements
Provide operational support for the Information Architect and CMS Admins team
Bachelors or Masters in computer science or related field
Source control systems, e.g. Apache Subversion (SVN)
Citrix and Windows Server 2012
Good understanding of DITA XML, structured content, and Component Content Management Systems
Knowledge of IXIASOFT DITA CMS would be an advantage as well as knowledge of localization processes in a DITA CMS environment
Experience of gathering and analyzing system requirements
Skills in negotiating with vendors and leading external development projects
Mastery in English and knowledge of at least one second language advantageous
You are analytical, communicative, and focused; and have an exceptional eye for detail. In addition, you can clearly express and present your ideas, and describe complex or technical issues in easy to understand terms, to support and motivate diverse teams. You are used to working independently, but also open to discussing ideas and solutions with your colleagues. You thrive in an international work environment and in cultivating your contacts with partners in Europe and overseas.
Telecommuting is allowed.
Internal Number: 14480BR
About Varian Medical Systems
Varian is the world’s largest manufacturer of medical devices and software for treating cancer and other medical conditions with radiotherapy, radiosurgery, proton therapy and brachytherapy. Our vision is a world without fear of cancer. To meet this challenge, we equip the world with new tools for fighting cancer. At our R&D site in Baden with more than 250 employees we specialize in the development of soft- and hardware for cancer treatment.
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