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Technical Writer

Alexandria Insights

$70,000 - $95,000 / year
Apply before: August 31, 2024
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  • Date posted
    May 3, 2024
  • Location
  • Salary
    $70,000 - $95,000 / year
  • Apply before
    August 31, 2024
  • Career Level

Job Description

Technical Writer – Stafford, VA
Alexandria Insights is seeking a mid-level Technical Writer, with a strong background developing technical publications for the Marine Corps Systems, to support our customer in Stafford, VA. Duties include:

  • Develop and review Technical Publications (Technical Manuals (TMs), RPSTLs, Stock Lists, Instruction Type publications, etc.) in accordance with (IAW) current versions of MIL-DTL-28999D, MIL-HDBK-2361, MIL-STD-31000B, MIL-STD-38784B, and MIL-STD-40051/1-1D.
  • Collaborate with Technical Illustrators, Subject Matter Experts, Systems Engineers, and Logistics Analysts to develop and publish technical publications.
  • Participate in 30/60/90 percent peer reviews, TM validations/verifications, and other customer designated events to ensure technical publication quality and schedule compliance.
  • Participate in Group, Functional, Team, and Integrated Product Team activities as required.
  • Travel and perform other duties as required.

Qualification Factors:

Bachelor of Arts Degree in English with an emphasis on technical and professional writing, or equivalent, with 5 to 9 years of relevant experience; +5 additional years combination of education, professional training, or relevant work experience may be substituted in lieu of degree.

  • Experience developing military hardware and software TMs and electronic TMs (AW standards listed above
  • Experience using XML authoring software (PTC Arbortext, Interactive Authoring and Display Software, or similar).
  • Ability to work independently, collaboratively, and within integrated product teams in physical and virtual settings.
  • Proficient with MS Office products, SharePoint, and TEAMS.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills, “go-getter” attitude, and a passion for the Marine Corps mission.
  • Strong oral and written communication, analytical, and critical thinking capabilities.
  • Ability to obtain a DoD SECRET clearance is required.
  • Technical or hands-on user experience with military systems is highly beneficial.
  • Ancillary experience with technical illustration and graphic design software (AutoCAD, PTC IsoDraw, Auto‑Trol Technical Illustrator, or similar) and photo editing software is beneficial.

Salary range: $70K – $95K

Alexandria Insights is a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business, dedicated to helping customers effectively and efficiently use technology to solve significant problems. If you are self-motivated, entrepreneurial, hard-working, and want to get in on the ground floor of a growing small company, please submit your resume. Alexandria Insights is an EEO/AA/Disability/Vets Employer. We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, marital status, veteran status, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability, or any other legally protected status. Alexandria Insights will provide reasonable accommodations for individuals who are unable to use the online system to apply due to a disability.