Principal Technical Writer

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Date: Jan 1, 2019

Location: Irvine, CA, US

Company: Skyworks


If you are looking for a challenging and exciting career in the world of technology, then look no further. Skyworks is an innovator of high performance analog semiconductors whose solutions are powering the wireless networking revolution. At Skyworks, you will find a fast-paced environment with a strong focus on global collaboration, minimal layers of management and the freedom to make meaningful contributions in a setting that encourages creativity and out-of-the-box thinking.  Our work culture values diversity, social responsibility, open communication, mutual trust and respect.  We are excited about the opportunity to work with you and glad you want to be part of a team of talented individuals who together can change the way the world communicates.

Requisition ID: 48877 

Principal Technical Writer


Skyworks is looking for a seasoned professional to join its technical writing team. The successful candidate will compile, edit, and publish technical customer documentation for the company’s diverse range of wireless communication solutions.


Responsibilities include:

  • Demonstrating expertise in technical writing and editing to improve the quality of assigned documents
  • Compiling technical descriptions, schematics, and drawings received from engineering and marketing teams
  • Editing materials to conform to the approved Skyworks Style Guide, document templates, and quality assurance standards
  • Adhering to standard formats, content, and styles with the ability to adapt to new approaches
  • Successfully working under tight deadlines while applying high standards of writing and grammar rules as well as technical writing and configuration management principles to all documents generated
  • Multitasking and executing projects based on business priorities, ensuring all urgent business unit requests for customer documentation are met in a timely manner
  • Interacting and establishing rapport with engineering and marketing personnel to resolve queries and issues pertaining to content, illustrations, format, and scheduling
  • Submitting documents for approval using the Agile database to ensure document control integrity with document revision history content, proper approval workflow routing, and metadata application
  • Working with the company website developer to publish approved documents



  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical field or equivalent experience in the wireless industry
  • Minimum 8 years of experience in technical writing
  • Excellent writing and editorial capabilities
  • Experience generating technical documentation (including text and graphics) with Microsoft Word and Excel and Adobe Illustrator, Framemaker and InDesign
  • Some knowledge or experience with Visio, Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Acrobat
  • Experience with configuration control of documents (preferably with Agile)
  • Knowledge of semiconductor and electrical engineering terms
  • Ability to interface with engineers and marketing teams to complete documentation 
  • Limited travel to Southern California Offices





Skyworks is proud to be an equal opportunity employer supporting diversity in the workplace.

Nearest Major Market: Irvine California
Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles

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