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Technical Writer Sr

Company: Blue Origin
Location: Kent
Posted on: November 18, 2022

Job Description:

Senior Technical WriterWe are a diverse team of collaborators, doers, and problem-solvers who are relentlessly committed to a culture of safety. This position will directly impact the history of space exploration and will require your commitment and detailed attention towards safe and repeatable space flight. Join us in lowering the cost of access to space and enabling Blue Origin's vision of millions of people living and working in space to benefit Earth.We are looking for a skilled and motivated Senior Technical Writer to join the MLOPS & Automation team. Your role will be to identify and implement a quality documentation framework and guidelines for our enterprise service offerings, implement best practice documentation commiserate with AS9100, ISO9001, AS9115A. You have an eye for detail, influencing others to conform to standard work, and you are a talented teacher with solid patience. We want you to tackle ambitious projects, and document everything from software process and training to robotic operations and highly complex CNC systems. You can create and sell a vision to senior leadership for quality documentation and systems to support conformance and execution.Responsibilities:

  • Your responsibilities will be: As a writer, you will work alongside your team documenting new features for existing services, improving existing documentation, and managing feedback loops with customers
  • As a Blue origin technical writer, you own your content and are responsible for delivering documentation that helps our customers successfully utilize the services we develop
  • You will collaborate with project managers to understand our customers' needs and work closely with our engineers to understand the services
  • Partner with developers to learn the inner workings of services so that we can influence design and the customer experienceQualifications:
    • Ideally, you have a demonstrated ability to deliver high-quality technical documentation
    • Any experience you have with web services, AWS, Amazon S3, XML, Odoo, and GIT is also a bonus
    • A minimum of 5 years in a technical writing or lead writing role
    • Proven experience designing and delivering developer- and/or user-oriented documentation
    • Experienced using multiple documentation tools to develop base templates and manipulate output styles
    • Experience working directly with development teams
    • Have an ability to take technical ownership, step in to help team members as needed, collaborate with team members to identify, and fix technical problems.
    • Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills
    • Obsession with quality and customer experience attention to detail coupled with ability to think abstractly
    • Ability to earn trust, maintain positive and professional relationships, and contribute to a culture of inclusion
    • Must be a U.S. citizen or national, U.S. permanent resident (current Green Card holder), or lawfully admitted into the U.S. as a refugee or granted asylum.Don't meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that some people are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single desired qualification. At Blue Origin, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace, so if you're excited about this role but your past experience doesn't align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.Export Control RegulationsApplicants for employment at Blue Origin must be a U.S. citizen or national, U.S. permanent resident (i.e. current Green Card holder), or lawfully admitted into the a refugee or granted asylum.Equal Employment OpportunityBlue Origin is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to attracting, retaining, and developing a highly qualified, diverse, and dedicated work force. Blue Origin hires and promotes people on the basis of their qualifications, performance, and abilities. We support the establishment and maintenance of a workplace that fosters trust, equality, and teamwork, in which all employees recognize and appreciate the diversity of individual team members. We provide all qualified applicants for employment and employees with equal opportunities for hire, promotion, and other terms and conditions of employment, regardless of their race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin/ethnicity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military/veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by federal, state, and/or local law. Blue Origin will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with applicable federal, state, and local laws. For more information on "EEO Is the Law," please see here and here.Blue Origin will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the Washington Fair Chance Act, Los Angeles Fair Chance in Hiring Ordinance, and other applicable laws.Affirmative Action and Disability AccommodationApplicants wishing to receive information on Blue Origin's Affirmative Action Plans, or applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in the application and/or interview process, please contact us at Benefits include: Medical, dental, vision, basic and supplemental life insurance, short and long-term disability and 401(k) with up to 5% company match.Paid Time Off: Provides up to 4 weeks per year, in addition to 14 holidays

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