Technical Writer

Job Locations US-CA-Santa Cruz
ID
2020-1467
Category
Enterprise Operations
Type
Regular Full-Time

Joby Overview

Located in Northern California, the Joby Aviation team has been steadily working toward our goal of providing safe, affordable, fully electric air transportation that is accessible to everyone. Imagine an air taxi that takes off vertically, then quietly and quickly carries you over the congestion below, giving you back that time you’d otherwise spend sitting in traffic. Technology has advanced to the point where designing and operating an all-electric aircraft is completely viable. Our team has been discreetly designing and flight testing this vehicle and is looking for talented individuals to see it through certification and high rate production.

Overview

As the Technical Writer you will boost the user experience by establishing standards for smooth document flow and clear content. You will work closely with and support engineering, manufacturing, quality and supply chain in creating and maintaining high quality documentation.

Responsibilities

  • Work closely with cross-functional teams and support them during
    creating documentation.
  • Learn complex concepts and ensure the information is communicated
    in a clear and understandable format.
  • Act as an editor to ensure consistency and accuracy in all
    documentation.
  • Obtain user feedback and embed them in the standards for creating
    documentation.
  • Write for a variety of audiences, from non-technical end users to
    programmers, system administrators, and integrators.
  • Oversee team collaboration with Development, QA, Product
    Management, and other groups to plan, research, write, and revise
    printed and online documentation, including general overviews,
    tutorials, installation/configuration instructions, training class
    materials, and API documentation.
  • Gather and analyze technical and product information from various
    sources to document new or changing product functionality.
  • Assist in planning, scheduling, and tracking documentation work to
    meet product release dates and client deliverables.
  • Maintain a library of application documentation, cataloging it for
    internal and/or external use.
  • Publish and maintain templates for written documentation produced by
    others, ensuring a consistent "look and feel."

 

Required

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, science or equivalent experience
  • Strong written and verbal communication
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Well-developed personal skills
  • Great written and communication skills
  • Knowledge of IT subjects and systems (Networking, Server
    Infrastructure, Rest API’s, Data Storage, & Policies/Procedures)
  • Experience working with authorities (FAA/CAA) is a plus

Desired

  • 3+ years of experience in aerospace industry is desired
  • Experience working with authorities (FAA/CAA)

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