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Documentation Manager

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San Jose, CA, United States
Jul 12, 2021

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At Xilinx, we are leading the industry transformation to build an adaptable, intelligent world. ARE YOU bold, collaborative, and creative? We develop leaders and innovators who want to revolutionize the world of technology. We believe that by embracing diverse ideas, pushing boundaries, and working together as ONEXILINX, anything is possible.

Our culture of innovation began with the invention of the Field Programmable Gate Array (FPGA), and with the 2018 introduction of our Adaptive Compute Acceleration Platform (ACAP), has made a quantum leap in capability, solidifying our role as the adaptable platform supplier of choice. From the beginning, we have always believed in providing inventors with products and platforms that are infinitely adaptable. From self-driving cars, to world-record genome processing, to AI and big data, to the world's first 5G networks, we empower the world's builders and visionaries whose ideas solve every day problems and improve people's lives.

If you are PASSIONATE, ADAPTABLE, and INNOVATIVE, Xilinx is the right place for you! At Xilinx, we care deeply about creating significant development experiences while building a strong sense of belonging and connection. We champion an environment of empowered learning, wellness, community engagement, and recognition, so you can focus on work that matters - world class technology that improves the way we live and work. We are ONEXILINX.

This opportunity is for a Technical Documentation Manager who enjoys working in a fast-paced, collaborative environment. The candidate should be a dynamic and innovative individual with a solid knowledge of documentation design and delivery best practices. Must have demonstrated success in both project management and team management. 

The successful candidate for this position will demonstrate a track-record of success, strength, and aptitude in the following areas:

  • Lead a mid-sized team of technical writers with a range of experience levels
  • Successfully manage multiple projects against shifting priorities and deadlines
  • Effectively support individual development and growth of direct reports
  • Build and support a collaborative and high-functioning team
  • Demonstrate effective coaching skills to achieve successful outcomes
  • Demonstrate timely decision making and problem solving
  • Exert influence among higher-level doc stakeholders and co-workers to develop and implement documentation and content strategies
  • Effective negotiator; able to grasp impact and importance of stakeholder engagement and partnership to achieve desired outcomes
  • Identify and address opportunities to improve departmental processes and procedures
  • Demonstrate ability to write to effective technical writing standardsTake a leading role in designing content and content delivery option
  • Understands and promotes usability and product goals
  • Promote cross-team collaboration and engagement among global writers and their managers

Education Requirements

  • BA in Technical Communication, English, Journalism or related field – OR -- university-issued credential in Professional and Technical Communication

Years of Experience

  • Two to five years of high-level project management
  • Two to five years of people management
  • Eight or more years of experience in technical documentation; including supporting a major product, product suite or technolog
  • Experience with structured authoring/DITA adoption and implementation preferred 
  • Experience with setting and achieving individual and organizational goals
  • Experience with defining and implementing strategic solutions
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