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476 – Senior Specialist, Technical Writer

Azure Summit Technology

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  • Date posted
    May 3, 2024
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    August 31, 2024
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Job Description

Azure Summit Technology is a mature, growing small business with locations in Melbourne, Florida, and Fairfax, Virginia, and remote employees across the United States. Azure develops and delivers high-performance RF hardware, firmware, and software products, and innovative, practical, multi-function RF systems solutions that address emerging missions of national importance for customers across the Department of Defense. We are a diverse team of highly qualified RF systems engineers and mission subject matter experts (SMEs) with backgrounds in electrical, mechanical, RF, hardware, software, firmware, and systems engineering, working together within a creative, innovative, and highly collaborative culture, to deliver cutting edge solutions for our customers. To do this, we hire people with a passion to succeed. We look for problem solvers. People who have unique perspectives and diverse experience. Are you in? Do you work well in a team environment and on your own as an individual contributor? Do you know how to set the bar high and achieve goals for yourself and bring others along with you? Do you work hard and play hard? Do you want to help the company succeed and build your skill set and further your career at the same time? Azure Summit Technology just might be the place for you. What do we do? Azure Summit Technology provides a wide range of multi-channel, software-defined radio solutions for applications including surveillance, communications, radar, direction finding, emitter location, and interference cancellation. Systems can be tailored to meet a variety of requirements for bandwidth, dynamic range, number of channels, and computational resources. Supported platforms range from resource-constrained small UAVs and wearable devices to manned aircraft and submarines. Azure also offers innovative signal processing solutions to challenging problems in the realm of radio frequency spectrum awareness. What will you do? Azure Summit Technology is currently seeking a Senior Specialist, Technical Writer. The selected candidate will be part of a dynamic, growing, cross-functional, and geographically distributed team. This position is located on-site at our facility in Fairfax, VA, with occasional travel to our Melbourne, FL, office, and customer sites as needed. Your future team has worked together to produce the following job description: The selected candidate will have a strong knowledge of technical writing and broad knowledge of project management to be responsible for planning, developing, and delivering technical documentation such as O&M manuals, user guides, and instructional materials for paper, multimedia, or web-based publication. The candidate must be able to manage complex projects or processes with general oversight. The candidate will communicate within and outside of their own function to gain cooperation on operational processes, practices, and procedures. Job responsibilities include: Develop, organize, and deliver technical information (e.g., user guides, training materials, installation manuals) for non-technical and technical users in structured (markup language) or unstructured (Word) environments. Ability to read technical drawings and convert the information into easy-to-understand procedures. Ability to communicate complex information clearly, concisely, and accurately and be comfortable asking questions to ensure accuracy. Identify and fill documentation gaps by conducting independent research, interviews, and hands-on equipment exploration. A hands-on approach to understanding the technology and products being documented, with a keen ability to learn new technologies quickly and thrive in a fast-paced environment. Responsible for reviews of documentation for style, design, layout, accuracy, and editorial aspects. Create and maintain high-quality documentation standards that are measurable across the technical writing team, ensuring accuracy, clarity, and consistency. Ensure best practices and style guides are followed while maintaining a consistent tone, structure, and format across all technical documentation. Manage tasks and information flow using collaboration software (e.g., JIRA, Confluence, etc.). Proactively engage with development teams to ensure timely updates and revisions to the documentation based on equipment changes and enhancements. Stay current with industry standards and trends in technical documentation and recommend improvements and new approaches for enhancing the documentation process. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Strong attention to detail and a commitment to producing accurate, high-quality documentation. Strong organizational skills and the ability to prioritize and manage complex projects. Basic Requirements: US citizenship, due to nature of the work and contract requirement. Ability to obtain a TS/SCI clearance due to contract requirement. Bachelor’s Degree in Technical Communication or 10 years’ experience in lieu of a degree. Minimum 6 years’ experience in technical writing. Preferred Qualifications: Experience working with the Atlassian Suite (JIRA, Confluence, etc.). Experience creating companion information such as illustrations using photography or illustration software (Photoshop) or flowcharts/graphs using Visio. Experience in training curriculum development. Understanding of Systems Development Lifecycle (SDLC). Azure Summit Technology is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disabled Employer. Azure Summit Technology provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, age, disability, gender identity, results of genetic testing, service in the military, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Equal employment opportunity applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leave of absence, compensation, and training. Azure Summit Technology expressly prohibits any form of unlawful employee harassment or discrimination based on any of the characteristics mentioned above. Improper interference with the ability of other employees to perform their expected job duties is absolutely not tolerated. To request accommodation, contact Julia Bergeman, 571-455-6486, [email protected].