Staff Technical Writer

May 05, 2024
Longmont, United States
... Not specified
... Intermediate
Full time
... Office work


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THE ROLE:

AMD’s Adaptive and Embedded Computing Group (AECG) has an opportunity for a Staff Technical Writer who enjoys working in a fast-paced, collaborative environment.

 

THE PERSON:

The candidate should be a dynamic, innovative individual who has demonstrated success in both project management and technical content creation.

 

The successful candidate for this position has a track record of strength and aptitude relevant to the following areas: 

  • Create clear, effective, user-focused technical documentation for highly technical audiences. 
  • Manage multiple projects through shifting priorities and deadlines. 
  • Effectively plan and track projects, and capably report project status and issues both up and down in the organization. 
  • Demonstrate timely decision making and problem solving. 
  • Understand and promote usability and product goals. 
  • Adhere to established technical writing standards. 
  • Promote cross-team collaboration and engagement among global subject matter experts, marketing, and technical support staff. 

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

The key responsibilities for this position are:

  • Working with subject matter experts to create user documentation for AMD products.
  • Review and manage content for completeness, accuracy, appropriate language and structure, visual design, and usability.
  • Ensure that content is mechanically correct and stylistically consistent.
  • Managing project deliverables and schedules, including risk management and reporting on project status.
  • Working collaboratively with others in the documentation team to build and maintain standards and processes.

 

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE:

  • Experience writing technical documentation, including supporting a major product, product suite, or technology. 
  • Experience managing multiple projects using collaborative platforms (e.g., Confluence, Jira). 
  • Experience with structured authoring/DITA; experience with MapCap IXIA CCMS is beneficial. 
  • Experience with technical reference documentation is a plus. 

 

ACADEMIC CREDENTIALS:

  • BA in Technical Communication, English, Journalism, a related field, or equivalent experience. 

 

LOCATION: Longmont, CO

 

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At AMD, your base pay is one part of your total rewards package.  Your base pay will depend on where your skills, qualifications, experience, and location fit into the hiring range for the position. You may be eligible for incentives based upon your role such as either an annual bonus or sales incentive. Many AMD employees have the opportunity to own shares of AMD stock, as well as a discount when purchasing AMD stock if voluntarily participating in AMD’s Employee Stock Purchase Plan. You’ll also be eligible for competitive benefits described in more detail here.

 

AMD does not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies, or fee-based recruitment services. AMD and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity, inclusive employers and will consider all applicants without regard to age, ancestry, color, marital status, medical condition, mental or physical disability, national origin, race, religion, political and/or third-party affiliation, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.   We encourage applications from all qualified candidates and will accommodate applicants’ needs under the respective laws throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process.

At AMD, your base pay is one part of your total rewards package.  Your base pay will depend on where your skills, qualifications, experience, and location fit into the hiring range for the position. You may be eligible for incentives based upon your role such as either an annual bonus or sales incentive. Many AMD employees have the opportunity to own shares of AMD stock, as well as a discount when purchasing AMD stock if voluntarily participating in AMD’s Employee Stock Purchase Plan. You’ll also be eligible for competitive benefits described in more detail here.

 

AMD does not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies, or fee-based recruitment services. AMD and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity, inclusive employers and will consider all applicants without regard to age, ancestry, color, marital status, medical condition, mental or physical disability, national origin, race, religion, political and/or third-party affiliation, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.   We encourage applications from all qualified candidates and will accommodate applicants’ needs under the respective laws throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process.

THE ROLE:

AMD’s Adaptive and Embedded Computing Group (AECG) has an opportunity for a Staff Technical Writer who enjoys working in a fast-paced, collaborative environment.

 

THE PERSON:

The candidate should be a dynamic, innovative individual who has demonstrated success in both project management and technical content creation.

 

The successful candidate for this position has a track record of strength and aptitude relevant to the following areas: 

  • Create clear, effective, user-focused technical documentation for highly technical audiences. 
  • Manage multiple projects through shifting priorities and deadlines. 
  • Effectively plan and track projects, and capably report project status and issues both up and down in the organization. 
  • Demonstrate timely decision making and problem solving. 
  • Understand and promote usability and product goals. 
  • Adhere to established technical writing standards. 
  • Promote cross-team collaboration and engagement among global subject matter experts, marketing, and technical support staff. 

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

The key responsibilities for this position are:

  • Working with subject matter experts to create user documentation for AMD products.
  • Review and manage content for completeness, accuracy, appropriate language and structure, visual design, and usability.
  • Ensure that content is mechanically correct and stylistically consistent.
  • Managing project deliverables and schedules, including risk management and reporting on project status.
  • Working collaboratively with others in the documentation team to build and maintain standards and processes.

 

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE:

  • Experience writing technical documentation, including supporting a major product, product suite, or technology. 
  • Experience managing multiple projects using collaborative platforms (e.g., Confluence, Jira). 
  • Experience with structured authoring/DITA; experience with MapCap IXIA CCMS is beneficial. 
  • Experience with technical reference documentation is a plus. 

 

ACADEMIC CREDENTIALS:

  • BA in Technical Communication, English, Journalism, a related field, or equivalent experience. 

 

LOCATION: Longmont, CO

 

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