Current  Opening

Position:  Technical Writer

Employment Type: Part-Time

Duration: 12+ months

Skill Level:  7+ years of experience working in a technical writing role

Location: Fairfax, VA / Arlington, VA / Washington, D.C. Remote/telework option included with some local travel to sites within the National Capital Region.

Security Clearance Requirement: Candidate must be U.S. citizens and capable of obtaining and maintaining a minimum DoD SECRET Clearance level.

Description

The Technical Writer will be a highly skilled documentation expert with responsibilities for developing, editing/updating, and maintaining professional documentation for internal and external customers. The documentation developed shall be easy-to-understand and of professional quality to increase the clarity, performance, and usability for the customer. The Technical Writer must have high energy, work well with technical resources, and be flexible in working in a highly dynamic environment working with the latest technologies in wireless networks.

Duties Include

  • Review and edit existing engineering documents while working closely with an existing team of system engineers, developers, testers, and writers

  • Organize and edit operational procedures and product manuals

  • Validate operational procedural documents in a lab environment when required

  • Maintain comprehensive documentation that meets professional documentation standards

  • Review, publish, and manage technical documentation for internal and external customers

  • Evaluate current document policies and templates, and develop innovative approaches for improvement

  • Use design elements (text, graphics) to communicate logical sequence and create attractive documents
     

Desired Skills

  • 7+ years of experience in technical writing or proposal writing in a technical field, or similar related experience

  • Experience with Federal and DoD technical writing and/or proposal writing

  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and manage complex workload and handle pressure in a fast-paced environment while maintaining attention to detail in completing work tasks

  • Strong communication skills (written/verbal) and the ability to work in a collaborative team environment

  • Ability to work independently as well as cooperatively with engineering teams to resolve practical problems

  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

  • Knowledge of Adobe software including Acrobat Professional, InDesign, and Creative Suite

  • Knowledge of Microsoft SharePoint, Visio, and Project a plus

  • Excellent working knowledge of English grammar and the written language

  • Experience writing clear and concise technical documentation for complex topics

  • Bachelors in English, Communication, Engineering or a related technical field. Relevant Technical Writing work experience will also be considered

What You'll Gain:

  • Experience working with a team of smart and driven professionals at one of the hottest growing consulting startup

  • Involvement in a fun and engaging team-oriented atmosphere

  • Gain experience and skills in a wide array of areas

  • Exposure to business issues and challenges in a variety of industries

  • Opportunity to leverage your computer knowledge, analytical, and client-facing skills

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