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Technical Writer

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Job Title: Technical Writer 155610

Primary Location United States-Colorado-Longmont
Job: Software Engineering
Schedule: Full-time
If you are a passionate, innovative and an out-of-the-box thinker that enjoys challenging projects, Xilinx is the right place for you. Our global team is growing and we are looking for bold, collaborative, and creative people to help deliver groundbreaking technologies that enable our customers to differentiate. Come do your best work and live your best life through collaboration, wellness and giving back to your community as a member of the ONEXILINX team.

Job Description

Assist in the writing, editing, and production of technical documentation for Xilinx products. Candidates must have strong editorial and organizational skills to ensure documentation produced complies with Xilinx and departmental standards and technical English guidelines. Work closely with Senior Technical Writers to manage documentation projects with internal customers. Working environment is fast-paced, high-demand, multiple-deadline driven. Experience with Xilinx products desirable.


Job Requirements  

Candidates must possess strong project management skills and have the ability to work under pressure with multiple deadlines and projects. Must be passionate about information structure, content, and delivery. Must work successfully with internal customers to foster positive working relationships among engineering, marketing, and product applications groups. 


Ideal candidates will have experience in technical documentation in a similar environment and must have Adobe FrameMaker and Acrobat skills. DITA, Microsoft Word, Excel, and SharePoint skills a plus.




  • Two to five years of technical writing experience in a high-tech field
  • Experience managing multiple writing projects to different deadlines at the same time
  • Experience working directly with SMEs
  • Experience following multiple style/writing guidelines


  • Relevant technical background/experience
  • Understanding of modular content development



  • Strong Technical English writing and editorial skills
  • Strong verbal/written communication with global teams
  • Strong organizational skills: project management and status reporting
  • Adobe FrameMaker and Acrobat experience


  • Relevant technical background/experience
  • Experience with DITA or other XML-based authoring/publication system
  • Experience with Visio or other graphics programs
  • Microsoft Word, Excel, and SharePoint experience


  • BS in English/Journalism or MS in BS/Journalism 3-5 years of experience.


Job Posting: Jul 18, 2018, 11:28:43 AM

Xilinx is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Applicants and employees are treated throughout the employment process without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender Identity or sexual orientation. The self-identification information requested is not gathered for employment decisions. It is used only for compliance with US Federal laws. Your responses are strictly voluntary, and any information provided will remain confidential. If you choose not to "self-identify", you will not be subject to any adverse treatment.


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