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2014 Graduate Technical Author
Job ID #: 3590
Country: UK Location: Cambridge
Job Category: Technical Publications Employment Type: Graduates
Division: Partner Enablement Department: Partner Enablement - Tech Pubs
Hours of work (per week): 37.5

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ARM® is at the heart of the world's most advanced digital products. Our technology enables the creation of new markets and transformation of industries and society. We design scalable, energy efficient-processors and related technologies to deliver the intelligence in applications ranging from sensors to servers, including smartphones, tablets, enterprise infrastructure and the Internet of Things.

Our innovative technology is licensed by ARM Partners who have shipped more than 50 billion Systems on Chip (SoCs) containing our intellectual property since the company began in 1990. Together with our Connected Community, we are breaking down barriers to innovation for developers, designers and engineers, ensuring a fast, reliable route to market for leading electronics companies.

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Technical Publications
The Technical Communications team is part of the ARM Partner Enablement Group. It is responsible for producing and maintaining customer-facing technical documentation for all ARM products. Technical Communications has a presence in all of ARM’s major design centers. Members of the team come from a variety of backgrounds, and range from experienced authors to graduates. The team operates to established, well-defined processes and standards.

We are seeking a proactive, detail-orientated person to write technical content for use by our customers. The successful candidate will have a keen and demonstrable interest in technology, and excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Key responsibilities
• Writing technical content in collaboration with ARM’s product development teams.

• Working closely with the product development teams to obtain source information from personal investigations, internal project documentation, and interviews with Subject Matter Experts.
• Ensuring that the technical content meets the requirements of the end users.

• Tracking and reporting on the progress of the technical content lifecycle.

• Writing structured content that maximizes comprehension and ease of use without the loss of precision.

• Incorporating review comments.

• Ensuring that technical content complies with corporate standards.

• Ensuring that technical content production complies with current processes and policies.


  • Save As You Earn (SAYE) scheme
  • Private medical insurance
  • Permanent health insurance
  • Life assurance
  • Contributory pension
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Paid 4 weeks sabbatical after 4 years service
  • 25 days annual leave with the option to buy an additional 5 days per year
  • Annual bonus scheme

    Education and qualifications
    A good degree in a relevant subject, for example:

    • English
    • Comparative linguistics
    • Computer science
    • Electronic engineering

    Essential skills
    • Curiosity about technology, and willingness to learn about ARM’s product details.
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
    • A willingness to communicate at all levels.
    • Demonstrable interest in maintaining rigor and precision while producing and editing highly-specialized material.

    Desirable Skills and Knowledge

    Knowledge of one or more of the following:
    • Embedded electronics.
    • Microprocessors at an architectural level.
    • A programming or scripting language.
    • HTML or XML.

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