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Senior Technical Writer

Company: TuSimple
Location: San Diego
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Company Overview
Come join a higher calling and find a deeper purpose!
As a multi-national Artificial Intelligence Technology Company, we are at the epicenter of the Autonomous Vehicle Universe. Our breakthroughs are leading the industry in autonomous trucking.
While inventing the framework of Autonomous Driving, our current fleet of autonomous Trucks are helping communities receive much-needed supplies and medical equipment around the clock. Our people are some of the most talented engineers and contributors who are leaving behind a historic legacy.
TuSimple was founded in 2015 with the goal of bringing the top minds in the world together to achieve the dream of a driverless truck solution. With a foundation in computer vision, algorithms, mapping, and Artificial Intelligence, TuSimple is working to create the first global commercially viable autonomous truck driving platform!
Opportunity Overview
As a Senior Technical Writer, you will develop documentation for technical and business audiences. You will interact with engineering, product, and other groups to define team deliverables, priorities, and processes. You will mentor more junior technical writers, providing editorial, stylistic, and general guidance.
The TuSimple Senior Technical Writer provides value in every aspect of TuSimple operations, from software to business development. The ideal candidate for this position has the capacity, knowledge, and experience to develop a holistic understanding of our autonomous system and operations. They have experience and are comfortable working with engineers, project managers, and an innovative technical communications team. They can adapt to changing requirements and timelines and communicate effectively throughout all levels of the company using a variety of tools.

  • Bachelor's degree in English, Journalism, Communications, or a related field
  • 5-10+ years of technical/business communications in multiple mediums, including web and print
  • Demonstrated ability to understand complex technical concepts related to software, hardware, and systems design
  • Demonstrated ability to create and execute a technical documentation plan of moderate complexity
  • Work in a goal-driven environment with little direct supervision
  • Write and edit content to comply with a corporate style guide
  • Expert-level knowledge of Atlassian Confluence, Microsoft 365, and Google Workspace authoring tools


    • Manage and coordinate internal communications, policies, procedures, work instructions, strategic plans, and initiative projects from beginning to end
    • Provide consistent communication language, style, and methodology for the whole organization
    • Plan documentation with stakeholders, including program managers, engineers, business teams, and executives
    • Provide technical or project-based communication guidelines for the whole company
    • Create and maintain important project and customer-facing documentation
    • Track projects and changing priorities using Atlassian Jira

      Bonus points

      • Confluence documentation experience or similar, such as ClickUp, Nuclino, or Simpplr
      • Project management experience
      • Interest in artificial intelligence, supply chain, or driverless vehicles


        • Competitive salary and benefits
        • 100% Company-paid Medical, Vision, and Dental insurance plans
        • Annual Bonus Plan
        • Company 401(K) program with Company match
        • Company-paid life insurance
        • Company-paid education/training
        • Company-paid gym membership
        • Shape the landscape of autonomous driving
        • Opportunity for professional growth and career advancement
        • Daily breakfast, lunch, and dinner while on-site at one of our office locations

          TuSimple is an Equal Opportunity Employer. This company does not discriminate in employment and personnel practices on the basis of race, sex, age, handicap, religion, national origin or any other basis prohibited by applicable law. Hiring, transferring and promotion practices are performed without regard to the above listed items.

Keywords: TuSimple, San Diego , Senior Technical Writer, Engineering , San Diego, California

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