Lead Technical Communications Engineer

Location: Bengaluru / Karnataka

Job type

Employment type: Full-Time

Pay: Competitive/hour

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Job description

Req#: R29717

At Cadence, we hire and develop leaders and innovators who want to make an impact on the world of technology.

Position Description

We are looking for the rare individual who has a passion for precise language, enjoys communicating clearly and effectively through written media, and a knack for paying careful attention to details and deadlines. This very experienced writer will help us in our customer product documentation group. We create user guides, reference manuals, datasheets, and quick start guides for our complex product lines of customizable SoC products.

As a Technical Writer for the Design IP group, you will be responsible for developing and writing user collateral across all Design IP product lines and working with the Tech Pubs Manager and team to design and implement a ‘best in class’ configurable, topic-based documentation system.


  • Write, edit, proofread, and prepare product documentation to support product releases
  • Work closely with engineering, customer support, and product management teams to create and ensure the readability, technical accuracy, and completeness of the product documentation
  • Convert content into DITA XML format to aid in transition to modular documentation

Position Requirements

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with attention to company documentation and quality assurance standards
  • Proven ability to understand and retain complex concepts and transform these concepts into technical content that is suitable for customer documents
  • Working knowledge of publications tools such as FrameMaker, MS Word, oXygen, Visio
  • Experience developing DITA-XML documentation is a plus
  • Positive teamwork skills to conduct interviews with various users and technical staff to gather data for documentation
  • Ability to deliver documentation timely and communicate schedule risks or issues
  • Experience in writing technical documentation for semiconductor IPs or SoC designs.
    Knowledge of documentation tools for scripting languages is a plus.
  • Working knowledge of programming languages, Verilog
  • Minimum of 5-10 years of experience as a technical writer
  • Requires BA or BS or greater in a relevant technical field, English, or Technical Communications
  • Writing Samples are required

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Cadence Design Systems, Inc., headquartered in San Jose, California, in the North San Jose Innovation District, is an American multinational electronic design automation software and engineering services company, founded in 1988 by the merger of SDA Sy...
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