Principal Technical Writer Job at Skyworks, Irvine, CA

  • Skyworks
  • Irvine, CA

Job Description


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. Through our broad technology expertise and one of the most extensive product portfolios in the industry, we are Connecting Everyone and Everything, All the Time .


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 creative thinking. We value 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 are changing the way the world communicates.

Requisition ID: 73526 

Job Description

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 Office suite, Visio, and Adobe FrameMaker, Photoshop and Illustrator
• Experience with HTML or XML a plus
• Ability to interface with engineers and marketing teams to complete documentation




The typical base pay range for this role across the U.S. is currently USD $98,100 - $187,900 per year . Starting base pay will depend on relevant experience and skills, training and education, business needs, market demands, the ultimate job duties and requirements, and work location. Skyworks has different base pay ranges for different work locations in the U.S. Benefits include access to healthcare benefits (including a premium-free medical plan option), a 401(k) plan and company match, an employee stock purchase plan, paid time off (including vacation, sick/wellness, parental leave), among others. Employees are eligible to participate in an incentive plan, and certain roles are also eligible for additional awards, including recognition and stock. These incentives and awards are based on individual and/or company performance. 


Skyworks is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Skyworks strives to create an accessible workplace; if you need an accommodation due to a disability, please contact us at

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