Technical Writer Jobs in Santa Clara, California
In this position, you will create a variety of developer documentation for NVIDIA's GPU Computing products and technologies; writing conceptual, task-based, and reference material for technical audiences. You will work closely with engineers to deliver high quality documentation in the form of data sheets, design guides, user manuals, programming guides, and web-based document libraries. We are lo...
We are seeking an experienced Technical Writer to join our small Tech Pubs team as we tackle a growing documentation set for a maturing enterprise security product. You will work closely with Subject Matter Experts and your fellow writers to revise existing DITA-authored, task-based documentation and write new content for new product features. Responsibilities: Revising, creating, and, where ap...
CyberCoders Matching Great People with Great Companies Learn more about CyberCoders Apply Technical Writer San Jose, CA; Sunnyvale, CA Full-Time $110,000 - $120,000 Apply Apply Technical Writer San Jose, CA; Sunnyvale, CA Full-Time $110,000 - $120,000 Apply Job Details If you are a Technical Writer with a background documenting Web APIs, please read on! Based in San Jose, CA, we are...
The Technical Writer is responsible for producing accurate, clearly presented, consistent customer product literature on time for product shipment; requires minimal direction; determines methods and procedures on new assignments; a self-starter who mentors less experienced writers; uses professional concepts and company objectives to resolve complex issues in creative and effective ways. Document...
Senior Technical Writer/Technical Instruction Designer Technical Writer/Technical Instruction Designer to assist in the creation of the platform developer documentation. This documentation includes creating conceptual overviews, platform developer guides, release notes, and detailed API documentation. This individual will work closely with engineering teams, product management, and UX teams to cr...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Kforce has a client seeking a Technical Writer in San Jose, California (CA). Responsibilities: Acquire and organize basic source material for transformation and synthesis into customer-facing documentation that meets a high standard for accuracy and readability Work with Development, Quality Assurance, and Product/Project Management to ensure appropriate creation and timely d...
Technical Writer / Information Engineer USA - San Jose CA Do you enjoy the challenge of describing complex technical structures in a clear and concise way? Do you have the ability to challenge content and structure of technical information for improved readability andunderstanding? Do you have a feel for language style and information flow? Do you currently live or work in the Bay Area? Do y...
Cepheid - US - HQR - Bldg 6 918 Caribbean Dr Sunnyvale California 94089 This position delivers Cepheid’s Product Labeling and end-user instructions in the form of Package Inserts, Operator’s Manuals, Service Manuals, Training Materials for Field Applications, Installation Procedures and handbooks for distributors. These publications follow style guides and meet FDA regulations and/or CE mark spec...
FireEye has invented a purpose-built, virtual machine-based security platform that provides real-time threat protection to enterprises and governments worldwide against the next generation of cyber attacks. These highly sophisticated cyber attacks easily circumvent traditional signature-based defenses, such as next-generation firewalls, IPS, anti-virus, and gateways. The FireEye Threat Prevention ...
We are working exclusively with our client in identifying a Technical Writer to work with the eDiscovery Platform Information Development Team to produce section 508-compliant alt-text for images in the common document source (FrameMaker 10). In this role, you will: Proofread/edit content for the next release in February, as well as help the team QA PDFs and Help files. Type text for images uti...
This opportunity is with the leading internet company in the world, with a great culture and environment! Technical writing background is a plus, but not required, for someone with very good communication skills and experience in at least one programming language so that they can do technical writing for APIs. This opportunity is for a couple of individuals to work as technical writers that can ...
Title: Technical Writer Location: San Jose, CA Contract: 6+months (renewed quarterly) Description Write technical materials, such as equipment manuals, appendices, or operating and maintenance instructions. Assist in layout work. Gather and research information for use in technical documentation. 7 years of experience are required. Responsibilities: * Acquire and organize basic source materi...
Coherent Corp Santa Clara, CA, 95051
Job Description and Responsibilities • Responsible for a variety of activities related to the publication of technical manuals. • This includes writing, editing, rewriting, authenticating, desktop publishing, and photography. • Interface with highly technical personnel to create and/or update procedures, diagrams, and specifications for new products and/or revisions of existing products. Posit...
LG Electronics Santa Clara, CA, 95051
Overview: LG Silicon Valley Lab (SVL) is a newly formed innovation center based in Santa Clara, California. In our first year we delivered LG Smart TVs powered by webOS. Our initiative is to build webOS as a scalable platform that enriches user experiences. SVL is currently seeking an experienced Technical Writer/Instructional Designer to assist in the creation of platform developer documentatio...
• Author PDF and web-based communication artifacts that support PCB and ASIC products for the Data Storage Business Unit utilizing your writing skills. • Deliver a compelling end-to-end user experience by assessing the needs of the customer, prioritizing the in-demand features and using feedback to iteratively improve the product documentation. • Develop content flow and mapping strategies that im...
• A Bachelor's degree. • 0 to 3 years experience technical writer, or equivalent combination of education and experience. • Experience using Style Guides such as Chicago Manual of Style and the Microsoft Manual of Style. • Excellent project management, organizational and planning skills. • Excellent problem-solving skills. • Results driven with winning, positive attitude. • Preferable characterist...
Oracle Santa Clara, CA, 95051
Creates, develops, plans, writes and edits operational, instructional, maintenance, test or user manuals for paper, multimedia or web-based publications. Contributes to the timely design, production and delivery/completion of product documentation and document sets. As a member of the technical writing division, you will organize and prepare information for publication and develop publication con...
Apple Inc. Santa Clara, CA, 95051
As a technical writer on the Video Applications team, the technical writer is responsible for capturing and documenting the following for use by engineering, QA, UI design, customer support, and instructional design—documenting app interaction, workflow and UI. General familiarity with Apple video apps such as Final Cut Pro. Excellent composition and grammar skills. Detail-oriented. Exceptional...
Technical Writer • A Bachelor's degree in a technical field or technical communication. • 5 to 8 years experience. • A thorough understanding of the publishing process and the ability to work with raw engineering data and develop it into end-user documentation. • Experience using Style Guides such as Chicago Manual of Style and the Microsoft Manual of Style. • Excellent project management, organiz...
This is a senior technical writer position in the SOC platform group at Marvell. In this position, the employee will be responsible for all aspects of the documentation flow in the group, from process development to providing writing, editing, and formatting service to a wide range of documentations, e.g. architecture specifications, application notes, electrical/mechanical specifications. The pri...
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Interprets technology by producing written descriptions and instructions.
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Attention to Detail
Study drawings, specifications, mockups, and product samples to integrate and delineate technology, operating procedure, and production sequence and detail.
Obtains approval of interpretation by submitting draft for approval.
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