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Technical Writer - ContractSanta Clara, California, United States


Technical Writer - Contract

Santa Clara | California | United States

Central to our mission is a highly programmable chip. As the Engineering Tech writer, your role will be to put together the datasheets, specifications, software API's and user manuals of the Fungible SOCs and line of products.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Plan, develop, organize, write and edit product datasheets, user manuals, and technical references for Fungible SOCs and products
  • Produce and maintain documentation for software libraries and APIs
  • Document technical specifications and test scripts of SOC silicon and its associated software
  • Produce online and electronic documentation in addition to hard copy manuals
  • Maintain a comprehensive library of technical terminology and documentation
  • Analyze documents to maintain continuity of style and content
  • Manage updates and revisions to technical literature

Education, Experience and Skills Required:

  • Degree in science or engineering, preferably electrical engineering or computer science
  • Training in technical writing
  • Proven experience with scripts for generating documentation from engineering sources
  • Proven experience working in a technical writing position for a networking or a storage company
  • Proven experience in writing chip datasheets
  • Proven experience in writing software API documentation
  • Ability to synthesize architectural and implementation specifications into product documentation
  • Ability to write explanatory and procedural styles for multiple audiences
  • Proficiency in diagramming and digital illustration tools
  • Excellent written and communication skills
  • Skilled at prioritization and multi-tasking
  • Strong attention to details

Additional Success Factors:
  • Startup experience
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office/FrameMaker and OmniGraffle/Visio
  • Proficiency in scripting languages

Key Words: Tech-writer, Datasheet, Specifications, Software, Silicon, Semiconductor, APIs, User manual, Installation guide

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