Principal Technical Writer/Editor

$60.00 - $65.00 hourly
  • ATR Intl.
  • San Jose, CA, USA
  • Aug 15, 2019
Contractor Engineering

Job Description

We are looking for a Principal Technical Writer/Editor for a very important client.

As a Principal Technical Writer/Editor in the Design IP group, you will be responsible for  writing and editing collateral for various IP. You will be responsible for planning, organizing, writing, and editing the technical specifications, engineering schematics, application notes and user guides. Minimum of 7-10 years of experience as a Technical Writer. You must have a deep understanding of the Technical Publication processes ranging from doc planning/writing/publication of various user documents and experience with content reuse techniques, structured writing, as well as a broad knowledge of XML, HTML, and standard publications software.
· Bachelor’s in Electrical/Electronics Engineering or Computer Science
· Familiarity with SOC design, DDR, USB 3.0, PCIE protocols a plus
· Ability to organize documentation, learn complex concepts, and explain concepts and instructions clearly and concisely
· Understand structured, task-based writing and able to write in a minimalist style
· Knowledge of network administration, storage administration, and security administration in virtualized environments is a plus
· Ability to do common tasks at the UNIX/Linux command line.
· Familiarity with at least one version control system such as git or Perforce.
· Ability to find and efficiently interview technical experts in engineering, product management, and customer support.
· A record of successful cross-functional collaboration
· Project management skills to effectively track and manage assignments, including the ability to estimate, prioritize, and organize tasks effectively
· Excellent communication and interpersonal skills having worked in a team environment
· Experience with Adobe FrameMaker, DocBook, DITA, and scripting languages is a plus
· Experience writing technical documentation for Semiconductor IPs or SoC designs would be a plus
· Writing samples are required.

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