Technical Writer - TS/SCI required

Clearance Level
Top Secret/SCI
Category
Technical Documentation
Location
Fort Belvoir, Virginia

REQ#: RQ73607 Technical Writer - TS/SCI required (Open)

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular
Job Description

Principal Duties and Responsibilities: 

An I2TS 3 Technical Writer:

  • Is responsible for the preparation, review, revision, and maintenance of technical documents including software and systems engineering, system operations, testing, and user documentation
  • Writes and edits technical documentation for all of the project’s hardware and software to include installation, configuration and how-to documentation
  • Creates code documentation for software; produces implementation guides and end-user guides for capabilities; provides field, data definition, and data flow documentation and formats technical publications from pamphlets, technical drawings, and consultations with technical personnel and other available resources
  • Writes technical copies for various types of documents for a program/project of similar complexity. 
  • Applies 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 community of DoD electronic equipment and systems. 
  • Interprets engineering and maintenance drawings, operational procedures to understand and blend large quantities of computer related information. 
  • Researches highly technical subject matter, organize information from multiples sources, and express technical information in written form that is comprehensible to a wide audience of readers.

Desirable Skills / Experience:

  • Knowledge of the principles and practices involved in technical research, writing, and editing
  • Knowledge of and ability to use various word-processing and desktop publishing software applications
  • Knowledge of the organization’s products and services, customer requirements, purpose and structure of required documentation, and end user’s level of understanding
  • Effective communications skills
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite 

Education Required:
High School diploma/GED with 8-years of related experience, or Associates degree with 6-years of experience, or Bachelors degree with 4-years of experience
                                
Certification(s):

  • Desired: Certified Professional Technical Communicator and ITIL 2011

Security Clearance:
TS/SCI required 


 

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.