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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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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.

Role

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.


Package

  • 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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