The Opportunity

Mount Pearl, NL | Dartmouth, NS
Can work Remote
Full-time - Permanent

We are seeking a Junior Technical Writer to create and update technical documentation. The successful candidate will be able to work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven team environment and be interested in contributing to the direction of future Kraken products.

What you'll do


  • Assist the technical writing team with writing assignments as required
  • Write, edit, and maintain documentation, as well as track document revisions and approvals
  • Convert MS Word documents into MadCap Flare
  • Maintain Kraken's master documentation list by manually entering part numbers into an xlsx
  • Develop and maintain templates, while adhering to corporate branding and internal standards
  • Meet and follow-up with Subject Matter Experts for information gathering
  • The following would be asset:
    • A technical background, specifically in ocean technology or the subsea sector
    • Familiarity with LaTeX
    • Experience with version control systems, such as Tortoise SVN and GIT
    • An engineering background
    • Experience working with drawings and their relevant programs

What you'll need


  • A minimum of two years' technical writing experience
  • Excellent writing, proof reading, and oral communication skills
  • Ability to quickly absorb and explain technical information with a high degree of accuracy
  • An aptitude and desire to learn and use new technologies
  • Able to work independently, as well as effectively within a team environment
  • Highly organized, with the ability to prioritize tasks
  • Skilled in the use of the following:
    • Microsoft Word, Adobe FrameMaker, MadCap Flare or other content authoring tools
    • Microsoft Office: PowerPoint, Excel, and Publisher
    • Adobe: Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign

A little bit about us

Kraken Robotic Systems Inc.

Kraken Robotic Systems Inc. is a marine technology company engaged in the design and development of advanced handling systems, sensors, software, subsea batteries, and underwater robotics for Unmanned Maritime Vehicles used in military and commercial applications.