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Technical Writer

161543
Longmont, CO, United States
Oct 15, 2021

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Job Description

Description

Seeking a technical writer with excellent communication and project management skills. Candidate must be able to work under pressure with multiple deadlines and projects. Must be passionate about information structure, content, and delivery. Must work successfully with internal customers to foster positive working relationships among engineering, marketing, and product applications groups. 

Ideal candidate will have a minimum of two years of experience in technical communication in a similar industry.

This candidate will assist in the writing, editing, and production of technical documentation for Xilinx products. Candidate must also have proven editorial and organizational skills to ensure documentation produced complies with Xilinx and departmental standards and technical English guidelines. Must be able to quickly understand and use Xilinx tools, as required. This position works closely with senior-level technical writers to manage documentation projects. Working environment is fast-paced, high-demand, multiple-deadline driven. Experience with Xilinx or related products desirable.

Experience/Education

  • Two or more years of technical communication experience in a high tech field
  •  Experience establishing schedules and managing multiple project deadlines
  • Experience working directly with SMEs
  • Ability to follow and enforce style/writing guidelines
  • BA/BS in English, journalism, technical communication, or a related technical field; or a university-issued certificate in technical communication 
  • Relevant technical background/experience

Skills:

  • Strong Technical English writing and editorial skills
  • Strong verbal/written communication with global teams
  • Strong organizational skills: project management and status reporting
  • FrameMaker and Acrobat experience
  • Experience with DITA or other XML-based authoring/publication systems, Visio or other graphics programs desired
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