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Information Development Engineer (Technical Author)


Cirrus Logic
Location: UK
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Manufacturing
Category: Technical Author Jobs
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At Cirrus Logic, mixed-signal engineering drives our company. We develop high-performance, low-power signal processing solutions in audio, voice and haptics, delivering innovative end-user experiences and solving difficult challenges for new generations of mobile and consumer devices. While breaking the innovation barrier, we've also built an award-winning company culture, thanks to our extraordinary workforce and our ongoing efforts to champion and promote diversity, as well as our principles of equality and fairness in the workplace. Do you enjoy working alongside the industry's top engineers and solving sophisticated challenges for the world's top consumer brands? Join our team and help us continue to make this an exceptional place to work!

Cirrus Logic has an excellent opportunity for an experienced Information Development Engineer and Technical Author based in our state-of-the-art Edinburgh office. You will be responsible for developing detailed information for Cirrus Logic’s growing variety of silicon devices and related hardware, tools, and systems. Such information includes silicon design specifications, customer-facing data sheets, hardware and software architecture specifications and manuals, etc. We eagerly pursue scripting, data modeling, and process automation to operate more efficiently in collaboration with work partner teams.

Responsibilities

* Assess and develop information requirements for new and existing products
* Execute the development of documentation, including: silicon and IP data sheets; architecture specifications; application notes; hardware and embedded firmware user manuals and white papers
* Evaluate and resolve information-related bugs across all potentially affected sources
* Contribute to the definition and implementation of methodologies to heighten visibility of documentation status and issues; streamline documentation production and release; and improve integration with the silicon design flow and multi-functional use of design information
* Review technical information for content, quality, and alignment to defined standards and requirements
* Connect with internal customers/stakeholders regarding documentation-related issues and commitments

Required Skills and Qualifications

* Experience in information development/documentation for silicon products
* Experience using Adobe FrameMaker
* Experience using and configuring version control systems, bug tracking systems, content management/database systems
* Ability to address and prioritize immediate tactical needs while maintaining a broader customer enablement approach
* Direct oral and written customer interaction
* Strong problem-solving skills
* Very strong ability to collaborate within a cross-functional product team
* Self-discipline to balance/context switch in order to support multiple simultaneous projects and deadlines
* Ability to clearly define abstract problems and develop concise and actionable solutions
* Bachelor’s degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering with experience in a semiconductor tech writing, applications or systems engineering role

Preferred Skills and Qualifications

* Experience using and developing structured data content (e.g., XML, IP-XACT, DITA)
* Automation and scripting capabilities (e.g., Python, Perl, ExtendScript, XSLT)
* Mixed-signal hardware and audio-related background
* Hands-on hardware and/or software experience
* Analog, digital, and mixed-signal fundamentals
* Atlassian Confluence
* Microsoft Visio
* Automation using Jenkins, CI (Continuous Integration) pipelines

At Cirrus Logic, we believe that diversity drives innovation and we are committed to encouraging an open and collaborative culture where different approaches, ideas and points of view are respected and valued. Our aim is to promote a workplace where everyone can contribute irrespective of race, colour, national origin, religion or belief, gender or gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, pregnancy status or disability.
At Cirrus Logic, mixed-signal engineering drives our company. We develop high-performance, low-power signal processing solutions in audio, voice and haptics, delivering innovative end-user experiences and solving difficult challenges for new generations of mobile and consumer devices. While breaking the innovation barrier, we've also built an award-winning company culture, thanks to our extraordinary workforce and our ongoing efforts to champion and promote diversity, as well as our principles of equality and fairness in the workplace. Do you enjoy working alongside the industry's top engineers and solving sophisticated challenges for the world's top consumer brands? Join our team and help us continue to make this an exceptional place to work!

Cirrus Logic has an excellent opportunity for an experienced Information Development Engineer and Technical Author based in our state-of-the-art Edinburgh office. You will be responsible for developing detailed information for Cirrus Logic’s growing variety of silicon devices and related hardware, tools, and systems. Such information includes silicon design specifications, customer-facing data sheets, hardware and software architecture specifications and manuals, etc. We eagerly pursue scripting, data modeling, and process automation to operate more efficiently in collaboration with work partner teams.

Responsibilities

* Assess and develop information requirements for new and existing products
* Execute the development of documentation, including: silicon and IP data sheets; architecture specifications; application notes; hardware and embedded firmware user manuals and white papers
* Evaluate and resolve information-related bugs across all potentially affected sources
* Contribute to the definition and implementation of methodologies to heighten visibility of documentation status and issues; streamline documentation production and release; and improve integration with the silicon design flow and multi-functional use of design information
* Review technical information for content, quality, and alignment to defined standards and requirements
* Connect with internal customers/stakeholders regarding documentation-related issues and commitments

Required Skills and Qualifications

* Experience in information development/documentation for silicon products
* Experience using Adobe FrameMaker
* Experience using and configuring version control systems, bug tracking systems, content management/database systems
* Ability to address and prioritize immediate tactical needs while maintaining a broader customer enablement approach
* Direct oral and written customer interaction
* Strong problem-solving skills
* Very strong ability to collaborate within a cross-functional product team
* Self-discipline to balance/context switch in order to support multiple simultaneous projects and deadlines
* Ability to clearly define abstract problems and develop concise and actionable solutions
* Bachelor’s degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering with experience in a semiconductor tech writing, applications or systems engineering role

Preferred Skills and Qualifications

* Experience using and developing structured data content (e.g., XML, IP-XACT, DITA)
* Automation and scripting capabilities (e.g., Python, Perl, ExtendScript, XSLT)
* Mixed-signal hardware and audio-related background
* Hands-on hardware and/or software experience
* Analog, digital, and mixed-signal fundamentals
* Atlassian Confluence
* Microsoft Visio
* Automation using Jenkins, CI (Continuous Integration) pipelines

At Cirrus Logic, we believe that diversity drives innovation and we are committed to encouraging an open and collaborative culture where different approaches, ideas and points of view are respected and valued. Our aim is to promote a workplace where everyone can contribute irrespective of race, colour, national origin, religion or belief, gender or gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, pregnancy status or disability.
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