Staff Technical Writer - #110920

AMD


Date: 3 weeks ago
City: Ottawa, ON
Contract type: Full time
Job Description

WHAT YOU DO AT AMD CHANGES EVERYTHING

We care deeply about transforming lives with AMD technology to enrich our industry, our communities, and the world. Our mission is to build great products that accelerate next-generation computing experiences – the building blocks for the data center, artificial intelligence, PCs, gaming and embedded. Underpinning our mission is the AMD culture. We push the limits of innovation to solve the world’s most important challenges. We strive for execution excellence while being direct, humble, collaborative, and inclusive of diverse perspectives.

AMD together we advance_

THE ROLE:
AMD is looking for an influential Senior Technical Writer who is passionate about documenting software that enables high performance computing and machine learning at Exascale. You will be a critical member of AMD AI GPU SW core documentation team of incredibly talented industry specialists and will be working with the very latest AMD ML / AI SW ecosystem.

THE PERSON:
The ideal candidate should have experience in writing, editing, reviewing, organizing the technical content related to SW and excellent communication and organizational skills.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
Write, edit, review, and organize technical content for our AI-related software.
Structure documentation and hierarchically organize content for an enhanced user experience.

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE:
Advanced knowledge of Git and content management solutions.
Experience using GitHub: you will be working across 50+ GitHub repositories.
Experience writing documentation for projects based on C, C++, and Python programming languages.
Experience with text-based markup formats such as Markdown, reStructuredText, LaTeX, etc.
Experience creating API documentation for a developer audience.
Ability to quickly learn new and existing technologies.
Excellent problem-solving skills.
Experience working with a docs-as-code workflow.
Familiarity with the Agile development process.
Able to provide a portfolio of writing samples for review.
Strong interpersonal, communication and writing skills.
Programming experience or exposure to programming languages and the ability to read code such as C, C++, Fortran.
Experience with software API documentation using Doxygen.
Familiarity with Doxygen / Sphinx publishing pipelines, especially via Read The Docs.
Experience using software or hardware systems via direct experimentation (e.g., reading and running code)

ACADEMIC CREDENTIALS:
A bachelor's degree or equivalent is required.

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Benefits offered are described: AMD benefits at a glance.

AMD does not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies, or fee-based recruitment services. AMD and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity, inclusive employers and will consider all applicants without regard to age, ancestry, color, marital status, medical condition, mental or physical disability, national origin, race, religion, political and/or third-party affiliation, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We encourage applications from all qualified candidates and will accommodate applicants’ needs under the respective laws throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process.

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