Posted 6 Nov 2023, 7:00 pm

Contract Technical Writer at RightHand Robotics

RightHand Robotics (RHR) is building a world-class team to solve the biggest problem in e-commerce logistics: how to fulfill orders, despite demand that’s growing at six times the rate of available labor. Our cutting-edge robotic picking systems manipulate hundreds of thousands of items - it’s a software driven, hardware-enabled technology that meets the increasing demands of e-commerce order fulfillment and other industries.

As a Contract Technical Writer at RightHand Robotics, you will be responsible for producing clear and concise technical documentation that includes user manuals, API documentation, release notes, and more. Your role will involve collaborating with subject matter experts and other team members to gather information and transform complex technical concepts into accessible and user-friendly content. You will also be responsible for managing the translation of documentation into several languages. 

You Will:

  • Develop comprehensive documentation that meets organizational standards
  • Gain deep understanding of products and services, and translate complex information into simple, polished, engaging content. 
  • Gather information from subject-matter experts and develop, organize, and write procedure manuals, technical specifications, and process documentation
  • Write user-friendly content that meets the needs of target audience, turning insights into language for user success 
  • Research, outline, write, and edit content, working closely with various departments to understand project requirements 
  • Gather information from subject-matter experts and develop, organize, and write procedure manuals, technical specifications, and process documentation
  • Work up to 40 hours per month and strategize with your manager how that time is divided across projects

You Have:

  • 5+ years of experience as a technical writer, with a portfolio of previous work.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, with a keen eye for detail.
  • Ability to quickly grasp complex technical concepts and translate them into simple, easy-to-understand documentation. 
  • Strong understanding of authoring tools and frameworks such as Paligo, Google Docs, XML, HTML, Markdown, etc. 
  • Experience with documentation translation. 

Bonus Points:

  • Familiarity with software development, programming languages, robotics, and/or API documentation. 
  • Experience working in an Agile or Scrum development environment. 
  • Bachelor's degree in Technical Writing, English, Computer Science, or a related field is preferred. 

We offer:

  • The opportunity to make an immediate and visible impact in an early stage company with lots of potential. 
  • Passionate and fun teammates. 
  • Flexible vacation and work schedule.
  • Generous premium coverage for medical and dental plans.
  • Robots, galore!

RightHand Robotics (RHR) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We have an ongoing commitment to the creation of a workplace free of discrimination and harassment. RHR recruits, hires, trains, and promotes individuals in all job titles without regard to race, color, sex, religion, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, veteran status, marital status, genetic information, height, weight, or any other status protected by federal, state or local law. At RHR, we are committed to a fair and equitable workplace where everyone is a respected and a valued member of the team.

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