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Technical Writing Lead
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
Locations
Newport Beach, CA, USA
Experience Level
Entry
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Desired Skills
Management
Writing
Requirements
  • 4+ years of demonstrated excellence generating technical documentation for an opinionated audience
  • 2+ years of people management experience
  • A passion for excellent documentation and user experiences
  • Clear and persuasive writing and in-person communication skills, for a variety of audiences
  • Familiarity with existing documentation systems - understanding enough about existing toolkits in this domain to consider capabilities and limitations, and ultimately produce realistic buy-vs-build tooling determinations alongside engineers
  • The ability to thrive with a high level of autonomy and responsibility, managing competing demands and occasional tight deadlines
  • U.S. Person status is required as this position needs to access export controlled data
Responsibilities
  • Build partnerships across the business to understand our users and our products
  • Set the long term vision of the team
  • Set the short term content generation priorities of the team
  • Dig in to manage and contribute to content generation directly as needed
  • Craft Anduril's technical writing toolkit, from style guides to the documentation lifecycle and review process
  • Grow the team by recruiting and mentoring new technical writers
  • Work with engineering to ship a user-facing docs surface area that is excellent for our users and internal infrastructure that is a joy to contribute within
  • Work with engineering and executive partners to craft the right long term org structure for the team
Desired Qualifications
  • Successfully recruited and built great teams of technical writers previously
  • Experience reading and interpreting mechanical drawings
  • Experience reading and interpreting API documentation
  • Basic development proficiency - we value the ability to apply software development best practices to documentation systems
Anduril

501-1,000 employees

Technology products for defense & national security
Company Overview
Anduril's mission is to transform US & allied military capabilities with advanced technology.
Benefits
  • Full Family Health Coverage
  • 16 Weeks Paid Leave for All Caregivers
  • Family Planning & Support
  • Incentivized Time Off
  • Mental Health Resources
  • Financial Planning
  • Unlimited Provisions
  • Professional Development
Company Core Values
  • Impact - Everyone at Anduril has the ability to be a catalyst. You will be encouraged to make your mark from day 1 and be supported every day after.
  • Autonomy - Self-motivation is a key component to success. We encourage you to cultivate your ideas, and show, don’t tell. We’re ready whenever you are.
  • Speed - We move incredibly fast and welcome people who embrace the quick-paced nature of our work. It is not uncommon for an idea on a Monday to be a prototype by Friday. We ship in weeks, not years.
  • Culture - Our team is a collective of intelligent and curious individuals who share the common goal of creating a safer tomorrow - and living balanced, fulfilled lives while doing so.