Technical Writer

  • Argo AI
  • Pittsburgh, PA; Palo Alto, CA; Dearborn, MI
  • Oct 11, 2019
Full-time Technical Writing

Job Description

Argo AI was founded to tackle one of the most challenging applications in computer science, robotics and artificial intelligence with self-driving vehicles. Argo AI is developing and deploying the latest advancements in artificial intelligence, machine learning and computer vision to help build safe and efficient self-driving vehicles that enable these transformations and more. The challenges are significant, but we are a team that believes in tackling hard, meaningful problems to improve the world. 

We are building a high-performance team that is excited by complex engineering challenges and is passionate about making transportation safer, more affordable and accessible for all.

We are seeking hands-on candidates to manage and improve a large quantity of written documentation and standards. As a Technical Writer on the Autonomy Infrastructure team, you will work directly with top Autonomous Vehicle software engineers to deliver written technical documentation for use by both internal engineering teams, and by contract operations teams.  Successful candidates should have experience editing coding standards, managing large quantities of wiki content, developing API documentation, and writing enterprise-level end-user documentation. Candidates should have experience working directly with software engineering teams, a strong background in developing software documentation. Strong candidates will have previous experience reading and documenting C++, Python, Javascript, or Rust code.

What you’ll do: 

  • Edit and maintain the Argo AI Coding Standards document, with input from software engineers
  • Edit and maintain the internal wiki pages for several development teams
  • Develop documentation for developer workflows and onboarding materials
  • Work directly with software engineering teams in the Autonomy Infrastructure group to develop end-user. documentation for software tools

What we’re looking for:

  • Degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Robotics or a related field
  • Solid experience developing software documentation as part of a software engineering team
  • Solid experience editing internal wiki pages
  • Strong communication, problem-solving, task-prioritization, and teamwork skills particularly when working with software engineering teams in new problem spaces
  • Experience developing API documentation is a plus
  • Experience developing and evaluating user interfaces is a plus
  • Some knowledge of C++, Python, or Javascript is a plus

At Argo AI, we have a strong emphasis on creating a highly effective team environment. Thus, we seek candidates that can work effectively with others across a broad range of disciplines.

Argo AI is an equal opportunity employer that believes in diversity as a strength and is committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

We know it takes competitive benefits to fuel a team that works hard and enjoys the challenge. At Argo AI, you can expect stellar perks to support your best self: 

  • High-quality individual and family health, dental, and vision insurance
  • Competitive compensation packages
  • Employer-matched 401(k) retirement plan
  • Paid parental leave
  • Unlimited vacation
  • Daily catered lunches and snacks
  • Free onsite or adjacent parking
  • Commuter reimbursement
  • Fitness reimbursement
  • Professional development reimbursement

Argo AI is a LinkedIn Top 50 Startup