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Staff Technical Writer


Posted on 6/27/2024

Shield AI

Shield AI

501-1,000 employees

AI pilot for autonomous drones and aircraft

AI & Machine Learning

Compensation Overview

$132.5k - $198.7kAnnually

+ Bonus + Equity

Senior, Expert

San Diego, CA, USA

Technical Writing
Content & Writing
  • Minimum of 7 years of related experience with a Bachelor’s degree, or 6 years with a Master’s degree, or 4 years with a PhD
  • Deep familiarity with multiple complex developer facing software products and their documentation
  • Familiarity with frameworks used to create excellent and interactive documentation of software products
  • Rich understanding of software product documentation excellence
  • Highly proficient at technical writing for software products
  • Reasonable familiarity with robotics and aviation concepts
  • Comfortable working in a Linux environment
  • Familiar with software engineering practices for versioning, packaging, and deployment
  • Fast thinker and doer, able to generate results rapidly with minimal input
  • Excellent communicator
  • Be an expert user of the Hivemind Enterprise product
  • Contribute to the selection of documentation creation platforms and tools
  • Work with systems engineering to create programmatic links between Shield AI’s system model and the product’s documentation
  • Devise a strategy for connecting auto-generated API documentation with hand-written user guides
  • Generate technical writing to describe product functionalities
  • Generate diagrams and visual aids to describe supported workflows

Shield AI's development of Hivemind, an AI pilot for drones and aircraft, stands out for its ability to operate autonomously without GPS or communications, a technical milestone that enhances both military and commercial aviation capabilities. This focuses on critical reliability and strategic innovation in scenarios where traditional systems might fail. Working here not only involves engaging in cutting-edge technology that is reshaping aerospace but also contributing to significant defense and safety operations in collaboration with the U.S. Department of Defense and international allies.

Company Stage

Series F

Total Funding



San Diego, California



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth



Medical Insurance Coverage

Long Term Disability Insurance

Health Care FSA and Dependent Care FSA

Employee Assistance Program

Subsidized Gym Membership

Pet Insurance

Competitive Compensation

Retirement Services

Life Insurance

Parental Leave

Bereavement Support

Flexible Work Hours


Paid Holidays

Commuter Benefits

Relaxed Dress Code

Yearly Swag Items

Unlimited Snacks

Bottomless Beverages

Annual Celebrations

Work From Home Benefits

Standing Desks and Widescreen Monitors