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Engineering Technical Writer

6 River Systems


1 week ago

Job type: Full-time

Hiring from: USA Only

Category: Writing


6 River Systems is a Shopify (SHOP) company leading the way to faster fulfillment. E-commerce changed the world and 6 River Systems is building solutions to power winning warehouses of the future. We’re revolutionizing warehouse automation with collaborative mobile robots driven by artificial intelligence and cloud-based software.

As a Technical Writer at 6RS, you will document complex technical concepts and design a scalable framework to build the product documentation library. In this new position, you will: 

  • Partner with software engineers, devops, and solutions designers to document complex technical concepts
  • Translate technical information into diagrams and documents
  • Refine documentation based on feedback from engineers
  • Developed consistent style guides and the framework for organizing documentation
  • Create a self-service information archive for internal teams

Here is what you'll need day one:

  • 5+ years of experience writing technical content for software developers, engineers, or scientists
  • Ability to read and interpret TypeScript, JavaScript, or similar languages when creating technical documentation - you’ll need to understand our code to create helpful documentation for engineering teams
  • Interest in refining technical documentation based on feedback from engineering teams
  • Ability to understand complex systems and how the pieces fit together
  • Desire to work in a fast-paced environment

Why 6RS? Recognized by the Boston Globe as a Top Place to Work

  • Entrepreneurial spirit of a start-up combined with the stability of a global commerce company
  • Competitive compensation packages and Shopify RSUs
  • Company-paid health, dental, and vision coverage for all employees
  • Paid holidays, vacation/sick time, and parental leave
  • Annual 401k contribution from the company 
  • Lifestyle spending account 

About 6 River Systems
Founded in Waltham, Massachusetts in 2015, 6 River Systems is a leading collaborative mobile robotics fulfilment solution and part of global commerce company Shopify. Founders Jerome Dubois and Rylan Hamilton were previously executives at Kiva Systems (now Amazon Robotics). The 6 River Systems solution is operating in more than 20 facilities in the U.S., Canada and Europe, fulfilling millions of units each week for companies including Lockheed Martin, CSAT Solutions, ACT Fulfillment, DHL, XPO Logistics, and Office Depot. To learn more, visit www.6river.com.

About Shopify
Shopify is a leading global commerce company, providing trusted tools to start, grow, market, and manage a retail business of any size. Shopify makes commerce better for everyone with a platform and services that are engineered for reliability, while delivering a better shopping experience for consumers everywhere. Headquartered in Ottawa, Canada, Shopify powers over one million businesses in more than 175 countries and is trusted by brands such as Allbirds, Gymshark, PepsiCo, Staples, and many more. For more information, visit www.shopify.com.

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