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  • Date posted
    April 30, 2024
  • Location
    Onsite
  • Apply before
    August 31, 2024
  • Career Level
    Mid-Level

Job Description

Overview:

Candidate should have a foundation in writing technical documentation and manuals and be comfortable interacting with software engineers, development teams, customers, and users. The technical writer should have the ability to design and layout graphical product overviews and related marketing material.

Responsibilities:

  • Research, develop and write user focused and maintainer focused technical documentation and training materials for military and commercial systems.
  • Edit technical publications to meet CDRL requirements
  • Learn and understand the technical design of the system well enough to be effective at transforming input from developers and engineers into written and graphical documents that are understandable by users and customers
  • Support and develop training materials for software centric IT systems

Required Experience/Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science, with a concentration in Information Systems, Communications or Engineering preferred. Minimum 3 years of experience in technical writing.
  • Minimum 1 year exposure to Agile software development lifecycles
  • Customer focused with strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to understand high level IT and software concepts
  • Ability to communicate with development teams, engineers, technicians, training teams and customer personnel.
  • Ability to ask questions and listen to the answers
  • Ability to conduct peer reviews of documentation and solicit and incorporate feedback
  • Ability and drive to complete assignments on schedule
  • Write using clear and concise language using proper English in a format understandable to the target audience (Users and Maintainers)
  • Ability to create hardware or software documentation from start to finish, including manual formatting, indexing, creation of all text, illustrations, block diagrams, theory of operations, power point presentations, procedures, etc.
  • Ability to create user-focused training materials and courseware
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications to include Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Visio.

Special Requirements/Security Clearance:

  • Ability to obtain a SECRET to TOP SECRET security clearance.