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Technical Writer

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Shenzhen, China


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3-7 years



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Job Title:Technical Writer
ASML is the world's leading provider of lithography systems for the semiconductor industry, manufacturing complex machines that are critical to the production of integrated circuits or chips. Headquartered in Veldhoven, the Netherlands, ASML is traded on Euronext Amsterdam and NASDAQ under the symbol ASML.

The ASML division in San Jose, CA, formerly known as Brion Technologies, is a worldwide leader in computational lithography. Brion created the Tachyon Flex platform, a highly accurate and ultra-fast Optical Proximity Correction (OPC) and OPC verification system, which provides unique capabilities that address the interrelated challenges of IC design, photomask creation, and wafer printing for semiconductor manufacturing.

Job Mission:
We are seeking an experienced Technical Writer for a full time position to be located in our Shenzhen, China office. You will update and maintain documentation in US English for a highly sophisticated engineer and developer audience in the semiconductor industry.

Job Description:
Write and edit high-quality single-source product documentation authored in DITA XML using Oxygen XML Author, Adobe structured FrameMaker, and Microsoft Word, integrated with the Bluestream XDocs Component Content Management System (CCMS).
Publish documentation in PDF using Adobe Acrobat.
Coordinate internal reviews of the product documentation.
Collaborate with other writers and the product engineering, development, customer support, and product marketing teams to improve product documentation.
Generate online help and Hover Help.

BS/BA degree required in English, Communication, Technical Writing, software, computer science, or other related degree.

At least 3 years’ experience writing and editing large product documentation for highly complex technology products.
Two or more years’ experience using DITA and a DITA CCMS.
Experience using oXygen or another XML authoring tool with DITA.
Experience with structured FrameMaker 12 or later.
Ability to develop and maintain a large number of DITA files, ditamaps, and bookmaps.
Familiar with Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.
Excellent written and verbal English communication skills. No gap to communicate with native US English speakers.
Strong attention to detail.
Ability to prioritize and multitask.

Desirable Skills:
Experience using Adobe Illustrator or Adobe Photoshop
Experience using Microsoft SharePoint or Teams
Experience generating output using DITA Open Toolkit (DOT)
Experience writing and editing product and service documentation for chip design and manufacturing products in the semiconductor industry.
Experience working with off-site authors and subject matter experts (SMEs), including editing content created by English as a Second Language (ESL) speakers.
Experience using Simple English or Basic English to document complex concepts for ESL audiences.
Familiar with Atlassian Jira and Confluence, Bitbucket, or Bamboo
Familiar with UNIX tools and commands.
Can read C++ and Java code, and understands how to format code.

Other Information:
EEO/AA (W/M/Vets/Disability) Employer

Office Location: 18/19F Tower C, ONE IPARK Plaza #3023 Chuangye Rd. Nanshan, Shenzhen