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Technical Writer, Software



Marketing & Communications, IT
Fremont, CA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, June 11, 2024

Company Description:

We are creating the future of brain-computer interfaces: building devices now that have the potential to help people with paralysis regain mobility and independence and invent new technologies that could expand our abilities, our community, and our world.

Job Description & Responsibilities:

We are hiring an experienced technical writer to join the Implant, Software team. This role involves working closely with engineering groups to manage and deliver various documents, including SOPs, work instructions, engineering/scientific data reports, device change descriptions, and patient-facing materials.

  • Deliver coherent, efficient outputs that exhibit extraordinary attention to detail in both technical and grammatical accuracy
  • Collaborate across teams (e.g., Robot, Implant, BCI, Regulatory, Quality, and Clinical) to ensure accurate and timely delivery of high-quality documents
  • Interpret and distill engineering documents into clear and concise written work product for technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Simultaneously manage multiple overlapping projects at different stages and on separate development programs and contribute to overall process improvement
  • Maintain document history and manage version control of documents
  • Conduct comprehensive literature and data searches of external and internal sources, including literature from journals, to support various documents and regulatory submissions.

About You:

  • You find large challenges exciting and enjoy discovering and defining problems as much as solving them.
  • You deliver. You enjoy thoughtful conversations about problems and perfecting designs, but in the end, you know that what matters is delivering quality solutions every time.
  • You are a cross-disciplinary team member. You are excited to work with and learn from software, mechanical, electrical, materials, biological engineers, and neuroscientists. You are comfortable communicating across teams.
  • You are resourceful, flexible and adaptable; no task is too big or too small.
  • You are rigorous in thought and communication.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in science, engineering, writing, or journalism
  • 4+ years of experience in technical writing
  • Demonstrated ability to swiftly grasp and effectively communicate (verbal and written) scientific and engineering concepts.
  • Relentless attention to detail and quality, including fact-checking, logical flow, formatting, proofreading, and document structure.
  • Evidence of driving projects (individual or team projects) from concept to completion independently.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Hands-on engineering or programming experience.
  • Familiarity with hardware, software, and firmware development and production.
  • Prior experience writing user and/or system documentation.
  • Experience with medical device best practices and regulatory requirements for FDA and/or international bodies.

Pay Transparency:

Based on California law, the following details are for California individuals only:

California base salary range:
$106,000$173,000 USD
For Full-Time Employees, your compensation package will include two major components: salary and equity. Guidance on salary for this role will be determined according to the level at which you enter the organization, with the ability to gain more over time as you contribute. In addition, Full-Time Employees are eligible for the following benefits listed below.

What We Offer:

  • An opportunity to change the world and work with some of the smartest and most talented experts from different fields
  • Growth potential; we rapidly advance team members who have an outsized impact
  • Excellent medical, dental, and vision insurance through a PPO plan
  • Paid holidays
  • Commuter benefits
  • Meals provided
  • Equity + 401(k) plan *Temporary Employees & Interns excluded
  • Parental leave *Temporary Employees & Interns excluded
  • Flexible time off *Temporary Employees & Interns excluded

Multiple studies have found that a higher percentage of women and BIPOC candidates won't apply if they don't meet every listed qualification. Neuralink values candidates of all backgrounds. If you find yourself excited by our mission but you don't check every box in the description, we encourage you to apply anyway!

Neuralink provides equal opportunity in all of our employment practices to all qualified employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital status, military status, genetic information or any other category protected by federal, state and local laws. This policy applies to all aspects of the employment relationship, including recruitment, hiring, compensation, promotion, transfer, disciplinary action, layoff, return from layoff, training and social, and recreational programs. All such employment decisions will be made without unlawfully discriminating on any prohibited basis.

If you need a reasonable accommodation at any point in the interview process, please let us know. Reasonable accommodations are modifications or adjustments to the application or hiring process that would enable you to fully participate in those processes. Examples of reasonable accommodations include but are not limited to:

  • Documents in alternate formats or read aloud to you
  • Having interviews in an accessible location
  • Being accompanied by a service dog
  • Having a sign language interpreter present for the interview