Technical Writer

Bangalore, IN

Req ID: I803-19

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Company Description

Microchip Technology Inc. is a leading provider of embedded control applications. Our product portfolio comprises general purpose and specialized 8-bit, 16-bit, and 32-bit microcontrollers, 32-bit microprocessors, field-programmable gate array (FPGA) products, a broad spectrum of high-performance linear, mixed-signal, power management, thermal management, radio frequency (RF), timing, safety, security, wired connectivity and wireless connectivity devices, as well as serial Electrically Erasable Programmable Read Only Memory (EEPROM), Serial Flash memories, Parallel Flash memories, and serial Static Random Access Memory (SRAM). We also license Flash-IP solutions that are incorporated in a broad range of products.

Job Description

Job Description

This position supports the business units in their production of technical documentation such as data sheets, application notes, and user's guides. It requires:

Key Skills

  • Accurate writing, editing, proofreading, formatting, and publishing of technical documents and other technical literature while adhering to ISO/TS quality standards and company guidelines.
  • Interfacing with internal customers on development of technical literature and marketing projects/schedules.
  • Producing projects in a timely manner.
  • Coordinating and supporting document control, distribution, and website posting process. Includes PDF file creation and release.
  • Other activities and responsibilities as required.

Job Requirements


  • Education: Minimum B.A. English, Journalism, Communication, or a degree in a related field.
  • 3-5+ years of experience as a technical writer.
  • Working knowledge of and proficient in PC tools/software
  • Excellent written, grammar, communication, and organizational skills
  • Strong decision making, attention to detail, and prioritization abilities
  • Independent thinker who communicates and works well in a team environment
  • Must thrive in an ever-changing, fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Preferred Skills:
  • Experienced user of Adobe FrameMaker 
  • Exposure to DITA, and SDL Knowledge Center or similar DITA CMS
  • Experience with Visio, InDesign, and Illustrator a plus



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