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Technical Writer (Contract)

Brain Corporation is a San Diego-based AI company that specializes in the development of self-driving technology. Our AI tech represents the next generation of artificial brains for robots - it enables machines to perceive, learn, and navigate complex environments, while avoiding people and obstacles. We partner with commercial equipment manufacturers, and global consumer electronics brands, to transform their products into self-driving robots.

We are looking for a Technical Writer Contractor to join Brain Corporation for 3-6 months initially.  In this role, you will work closely with engineering teams, specifically the hardware and software teams creating technical documents and manuals, explaining highly technical information in a clear and concise manner to ensure accuracy of product information. This role will successfully define and create documents for product management, engineering, software operations and other cross functional groups as needed and potentially external customers.

If you have previous experience as a Technical Writer in the software, robotics, or high-tech industry, we encourage you to apply.

Task & Responsibilities

  • Work on one of the following projects:
    • Document cloud services APIs
    • Create operations manuals and relevant translations
  • Work with internal teams to understand business and product documentation needs
  • Create strong content that fulfills company standards and audience goals
  • Write straight-forward user manuals and interface text
  • Maintain the information architecture
  • Analyze documents to maintain continuity of style of content
  • Manage updates and revisions to technical literature

What you need

  • 5+ years technical writing experience
  • Experience in technical writing of software documentation
  • Able to write in explanatory and procedural styles for multiple audiences
  • Ability to quickly grasp complex technical concepts and make them easily understandable in text and pictures
  • Solid working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite

Things that make a difference

  • BS in Computer Science, Engineering, or Robotics
  • Robotics domain experience
  • Familiarity with JIRA

This position is located in our San Diego headquarters.


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