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Technical Writer

Date: Jan 7, 2021

Location: San Jose, California, United States

Company: Super Micro Computer

Job Req ID: 11800

About Supermicro:

Supermicro® is a Top Tier provider of advanced server, storage, and networking solutions for Data Center, Cloud Computing, Enterprise IT, Hadoop/ Big Data, Hyperscale, HPC and IoT/Embedded customers worldwide. We are the #5 fastest growing company among the Silicon Valley Top 50 technology firms. Our unprecedented global expansion has provided us with the opportunity to offer a large number of new positions to the technology community. We seek talented, passionate, and committed engineers, technologists, and business leaders to join us.
 

Job Summary:

Supermicro is looking for a Technical Writer to join our hardware department to create, edit, and proofread motherboard user manuals, quick reference guides, and other technical documents.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:


Includes the following essential duties and responsibilities (other duties may also be assigned):

• Work closely with product managers, engineers, and other technical writers to create and maintain technical documentation

• Edit and proofread documents

• Translate technical information into clear and effective documentation

• Work includes, but not limited to, the above duties and any other duties required by the department supervisor or management

Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree in English or Technical Writing preferred

• Minimum 2 years of technical writing experience preferred

• Proficient in Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, and Microsoft Office

• Good knowledge and background in computer hardware

• Excellent writing, proofreading, and editing skills

• Ability to work collaboratively or independently on multiple projects to meet tight deadlines

Physical Requirements:


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job:

• Able to sit for long periods of time.

• Able to input data into a computer and work with a computer screen for long periods of time.

• Occasional bending and standing.

• Standing, walking, sitting, talking/listening, crouching or crawling, reaching with hands and arms.

• Lift, carry, push and pull up to 15 pounds.

Work Environment:


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job:

• Primarily works indoors in an office setting with controlled climate conditions

• May be susceptible to outdoor weather conditions (i.e., cold, heat, rain, and/or wind)

EEO Statement

Supermicro is an Equal Opportunity Employer and embraces diversity in our employee population. It is the policy of Supermicro to provide equal opportunity to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or special disabled veteran, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or any other legally protected status.


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