Persistent Systems

Technical Writer

US-NY-New York

Company Overview

Headquartered in New York City since 2007, Persistent Systems, LLC is a global communications technology company which develops, manufactures, and integrates a patented and secure Mobile Ad Hoc Networking (MANET) system: Wave Relay®. The company’s industry leading R&D team has designed wireless networking protocols to support their cutting edge Wave Relay® system and technology. Wave Relay® is capable of running data, video, voice and other applications under the most difficult and unpredictable conditions. Their suite of products is field proven and utilized in Commercial, Military, Government, Industrial, Agriculture,  Robotics, and Unmanned System markets.

Job Description & Responsibilities

We're looking for a Technical Writer with experience creating, editing, and maintaining technical documentation. You will be responsible for developing technical documentation for end users of Persistent System’s industry-leading Wave Relay® mobile ad hoc networking products. To excel in this role, you should have a passion for technology, possess excellent communication skills, and enjoy the opportunity to work with employees across various functions.



  • Creating user-level technical procedures and technical manuals by determining the needs of end users
  • Creating, editing, formatting White papers for promotional use
  • Reviewing existing documentation, executing procedures listed, determining gaps, and creating technical documentation that minimizes the probability of user error
  • Working with engineers and product designers to create technical documentation based on their descriptions
  • Creating, editing, formatting, and maintaining technical images for use in documentation

Job Qualifications & Experience


  • Associate’s degree in a technical field or equivalent experience
  • 1 year of experience creating, editing, and maintaining technical documentation for end users
  • Must have a United States security clearance or be able to obtain United States security clearance



  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related
  • 3 years of experience creating, editing, and maintaining technical documentation for end users
  • High proficiency with Microsoft Word
  • Experience with technical editing and formatting complex documents
  • Experience with AutoCAD, Autodesk Inventor, Visio, InDesign, and Solidworks
  • Experience with graphic design
  • Experience building and maintaining a documentation library/repository
  • Experience working in a product development and marketing organization


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