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The Opportunity

Mount Pearl, NL | Dartmouth, NS
Can work Remote
Manufacturing
Experienced
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

Responsibilities

  • 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

Qualifications

  • 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. www.krakenrobotics.com