Technical Writer Manager

May 08, 2024
San Diego, Costa Rica
... Not specified
... Intermediate
Full time
... Office work


WHAT YOU DO AT AMD CHANGES EVERYTHING

We care deeply about transforming lives with AMD technology to enrich our industry, our communities, and the world. Our mission is to build great products that accelerate next-generation computing experiences – the building blocks for the data center, artificial intelligence, PCs, gaming and embedded. Underpinning our mission is the AMD culture. We push the limits of innovation to solve the world’s most important challenges. We strive for execution excellence while being direct, humble, collaborative, and inclusive of diverse perspectives. 

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THE ROLE: 

Technical Writer Manager position will be collaborating with computer architects, designers, firmware developers, and compiler engineers, at multiple sites to develop excellent, multi-format, documentation.

 

THE PERSON: 

Self-motivated individual with strong technical writing and problem-solving skills.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Create documentation plan and schedules based on program requirements.
  • Produces accurate and concise technical content by leveraging knowledge of technical writing principles, resources, and advanced tools.
  • Expertise in writing and/or editing original and highly technical user documentation, resulting in polished and professional final documentation packages for internal and/or external advanced engineering customers. Examples may include hardware specifications, programming guides, etc.
  • Establish process for document labels/tags and observe and improve tag usage.
  • Conduct periodic talks on how to write good documentation, with focus on advanced English skills for individuals where English is not their first language.
  • Manages multiple versions of documents, tracking and integrating changes, applying confidentiality tags to generate versions of documents for different audiences, etc. 

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE:

  • Experience writing and editing hardware or software documentation and content.
  • Solid understanding of Perforce, GitHub or similar systems.
  • Strong knowledge of markup languages such as Markdown, Quarto, Asciidoc, XML, etc.
  • Experience with Acrolinx, Grammarly, or similar tools.
  • Script programming experience in Python, Perl, PowerShell, or .bat or similar experience in automating document changes, document management. 

ACADEMIC CREDENTIALS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, Communications, English, or related field preferred 

LOCATION:  

Orlando, FL or Boxborough, MA or San Diego, CA

 

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#LI-Hybrid 




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: 

Technical Writer Manager position will be collaborating with computer architects, designers, firmware developers, and compiler engineers, at multiple sites to develop excellent, multi-format, documentation.

 

THE PERSON: 

Self-motivated individual with strong technical writing and problem-solving skills.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Create documentation plan and schedules based on program requirements.
  • Produces accurate and concise technical content by leveraging knowledge of technical writing principles, resources, and advanced tools.
  • Expertise in writing and/or editing original and highly technical user documentation, resulting in polished and professional final documentation packages for internal and/or external advanced engineering customers. Examples may include hardware specifications, programming guides, etc.
  • Establish process for document labels/tags and observe and improve tag usage.
  • Conduct periodic talks on how to write good documentation, with focus on advanced English skills for individuals where English is not their first language.
  • Manages multiple versions of documents, tracking and integrating changes, applying confidentiality tags to generate versions of documents for different audiences, etc. 

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE:

  • Experience writing and editing hardware or software documentation and content.
  • Solid understanding of Perforce, GitHub or similar systems.
  • Strong knowledge of markup languages such as Markdown, Quarto, Asciidoc, XML, etc.
  • Experience with Acrolinx, Grammarly, or similar tools.
  • Script programming experience in Python, Perl, PowerShell, or .bat or similar experience in automating document changes, document management. 

ACADEMIC CREDENTIALS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, Communications, English, or related field preferred 

LOCATION:  

Orlando, FL or Boxborough, MA or San Diego, CA

 

#LI-BM1

#LI-Hybrid 

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