Viam is building a new platform to make robotics more approachable to engineers of all backgrounds, empowering thousands of startups to achieve their robotic visions. We're taking on the hard software challenges, enabling engineers to build modular, practical robots efficiently and cost effectively. We're working on integrating hardware and software in new ways, giving engineers much greater abilities to accomplish their goals. At the same time, we're trying to increase the pace of innovation by bringing costs down tremendously.

Viam's products are built by engineers, for engineers. We want to build a platform we would want to use ourselves. Creating technical documentation of our products is essential for the success of our users. As a Technical Writer, you will be responsible for creating the foundation of Viam’s technical documentation.

You'll be:

  • Writing the documentation for Viam’s products
  • Creating the foundation of our technical documentation
  • Setting up Viam’s writing style
  • Helping build the layout and information architecture of our documentation

We're looking for someone who:

  • Understand high level coding concepts
  • Worked with hardware and/or software
  • Experience in technical writing
  • Strong written communication skills
  • Has an affinity to hard sophisticated problems, and loves solving them with practical solutions
  • User focused
  • Wants to work with physical hardware, but doesn’t necessarily have experience doing so


  • 100% covered medical/dental/vision insurance plans, commuter benefits
  • Competitive salary & equity packages
  • 25 days paid vacation and generous holiday observances
  • One Medical Membership
  • Class Pass & Citi Bike memberships
  • Free lunch everyday that you’re in the office


  • Vision Driven
  • Collaborate Openly
  • Act Decisively
  • Succeed Through Diversity
  • Hold Ourselves Accountable
  • Lead with Curiosity

Learn more about our values here!


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