Engineering Technical Writer at 6 River Systems

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
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