Technical Writer

Title: Technical Writer
Source: MyJobHelper
Category: College: Engineering, Long-Term
Posted On: 2015-03-14T00:00:00.000-04:00
Description:

Program includes IT support, systems integration and life cycle support, enterprise application development, network engineering, information systems security (ISS), and 24X7X365 multi-tiered support to mission-focused offices.

Candidate must have an active Top Secret security clearance with SCI and a polygraph.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:


  • Responsible for the preparation, review, revision, and maintenance of technical documents including software and systems engineering, system operations, testing, and user documentation

  • Understand basic concepts (to include basic grammar concepts), responsible for writing technical copy for various types of documents

  • Assist in preparing and maintaining operations documentation, user guides and manuals and technical publications

  • Gather technical information, prepares written text

  • Maintain a current internal documentation library

  • Use multiple word processing and presentation tools such as MS Word, PowerPoint, and Visio etc.

  • Understand basic concepts and write technical copy for various types of documents for a program/project of similar complexity

  • Prepare and maintain operations documentation, user guides and manuals and technical publications

  • Prepare reports, responses, and briefings targeted to a wide range of audiences

  • Work with developers to produce quality documentation and training materials

  • Coordinate layout and design of documents

  • Work on all phases of documentation

  • Under general direction, write technical copy for various types of documents for a program/project of similar complexity

  • Apply concepts for technical writing based on engineering drawings, technical information from engineering documentation, consultations with engineers and subject matter experts, and other available sources

  • Produce defense acquisition documentation, user manuals, training manuals, and other documentation utilized by the end-user

  • Interpret engineering and maintenance drawings, operational procedures to understand and blend large quantities of computer related information

  • Research highly technical subject matter, organizes information from multiples sources, and express technical information in written form that is comprehensible to a wide audience of readers






REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:


  • Six (6) years experience as a Technical Writer is required.

  • An active Top Secret security clearance with SCI access and polygraph is required.

  • Bachelorís degree in a technical discipline from an accredited college or university is required. Four (4) years of additional TW experience may be substituted for a bachelorís degree.


DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:


  • Previous customer experience.


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