Technical Writer

Saronic Technologies

Saronic Technologies

Marketing & Communications, IT
Austin, TX, USA
Posted on Friday, June 7, 2024
Saronic Technologies is a leader in revolutionizing defense autonomy at sea, dedicated to developing state-of-the-art solutions that enhance maritime operations for the Department of Defense (DoD) through autonomous and intelligent platforms.
Job Overview
We are seeking a Technical Writer responsible for creating clear, concise, and comprehensive documentation that communicates complex technical concepts related to our autonomous surface vessels. This requires strong attention to detail, excellent writing skills, and the ability to work collaboratively with engineers and other team members to produce high-quality documentation throughout the product development process.

Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with engineers, designers, and other stakeholders to gather information and understand technical specifications and requirements
  • Create and maintain technical documentation, including user manuals, system manuals, specifications, and other technical guides for our autonomous surface vessels
  • Translate complex technical concepts into clear and accessible documentation that is easy for end-users to understand
  • Ensure that all documentation adheres to industry standards and best practices, as well as any relevant DoD regulations and guidelines
  • Review and edit documentation for accuracy, consistency, and clarity, ensuring that it meets the needs of our target audience
  • Work closely with the product development team to stay updated on project timelines, milestones, and deliverables
  • Continuously update and improve existing documentation based on feedback from users, stakeholders, and internal teams
  • Stay informed about emerging technologies, industry trends, and best practices in technical writing and documentation

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Technical Writing, English, Communications, or a related field
  • Experience as a Technical Writer, preferably in a technology-driven environment or within the defense/manufacturing industry
  • Strong writing, editing, and proofreading skills, with the ability to communicate complex technical information clearly and effectively
  • Proficiency in using documentation tools and software, such as Microsoft Word, Adobe Acrobat, and version control systems
  • Familiarity with DoD standards and regulations related to technical documentation is a plus
  • Excellent organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously while meeting deadlines
  • Strong attention to detail and a commitment to producing high-quality work
  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams
  • A proactive and self-motivated approach to work, with the ability to work independently and take initiative when needed
Saronic does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, age, national origin, marital status, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other reason prohibited by law in provision of employment opportunities and benefits.