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Tech Writer, Sr I


Senior Technical Writer
About Synopsys
At Synopsys, we're at the heart of the innovations that change the way we work and play. Self-driving cars. Artificial Intelligence. The cloud. 5G. The Internet of Things. These breakthroughs are ushering in the Era of Smart Everything. And we're powering it all with the world's most advanced technologies for chip design and software security. If you share our passion for innovation, we want to meet you.
Business Area Description
Our Silicon IP business is all about integrating more capabilities into an SoC-faster. We offer the world's broadest portfolio of silicon IP-predesigned blocks of logic, memory, interfaces, analog, security, and embedded processors. All to help customers integrate more capabilities. Meet unique performance, power, and requirements of their target applications. And get differentiated products to market quickly with reduced risk.
Role:
We are looking for a Senior Technical Writer for the ARC® Processor IP portfolio. This portfolio consists of proven 32-/64-bit CPU and DSP cores, subsystems, and software development tools. ARC processors are supported by a broad spectrum of 3rd-party tools, operating systems and middleware from leading industry vendors. The ecosystem includes a comprehensive suite of free and open source software available through the embARC Open Software Platform. Synopsys' ARC processors have been licensed by over 275 customers worldwide who ship more than 2.5 billion ARC-based chips in a year. We're looking for a motivated and innovative candidate to join our team. Does this sound like a good role for you
Responsibilities:
We're looking for a motivated and innovative candidate to join our team.Responsibilities to develop and maintain documentation include:
Gather information using prototype software, technical specifications, feature demos, and by working with developers and applications engineers.
Plan, write, update, and deliver user documentation products including release notes, user guides, reference manuals, application notes, and tutorials.
Interact with product teams and other technical writers.
Evaluate information needs of the users and develop creative solutions to address these needs.
Requirements:
You must have at least 5 years of experience as a technical writer, preferably in the semiconductor domain, or overall 5+ years (3+ years as a technical writer and 2+ years' experience as a design or verification/software engineer).
Ability to understand and write complex technical concepts for a technical audience (engineers and scientists).
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Thorough understanding of technical writing processes.
Ability to formulate and ask pertinent questions to establish customer use models and context for using tools.
Demonstrated ability to write for a global audience.
Demonstrated ability to work autonomously and flexibly with global teams.
Experience communicating with non-native English speakers.
Ability to make choices, reprioritize on short notice, and foster teamwork.
Demonstrated ability to take ownership of projects and drive them to completion.
Experience with the semiconductor microprocessor industry or software tools for the microprocessors: compilers/debuggers/SDKs.
Working knowledge of ReStructured Text (ReST)/Markdown and Sphinx/LaTeX infrastructure.
Experience with GitLab/GitHub.
Knowledge of HTML (for troubleshooting).
Skill in adapting materials written by non-native English speakers.
Experience with FrameMaker and the use of Microsoft Word for publishing complex documents.
Additional Skills Preferred
Good to have: Understand python code to extend/support Sphinx infrastructure
Experience with defect tracking systems, such as Jira.
Functional knowledge of Linux or UNIX.
Familiarity with standard style guides and their recommendations.
EEO
Inclusion and Diversity are important to us. Synopsys considers all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, military veteran status, or disability.
Posted
07/08/2022
Location
secunderabad, TG, IN