Apr 25, 2019

Sr. Technical Editor - (1318) Lansing, MI

  • CNSI
  • Lansing, MI
Full-Time Government Health Care Media - Journalism Other Pharmaceutical Publishing - Printing QA-Quality Control Training

Job Description

CNSI a CMMI Maturity Level 3 company has established strong domain expertise in prominent industries, including Health, Defense and National Security, Government IT, Homeland Security and Transportation. We employ a world-class team of professionals all of whom have experience with large scale mission-critical IT implementations. CNSI is headquartered in Rockville, Maryland and we are on site in over 10 cities worldwide.




The role of the Technical Writer, Senior is to provide guidance to junior technical writers and to prepare, review, maintain, and edit documentation. This role is a member of the Technical Writing team and reports directly to the Technical Writing, Manager. CNSI supports a high-volume healthcare data system that is accessed through multiple web portals. This high-volume system operates out of multiple data centers and must reliably be available to its clients 7x24x365.




Technical Writing:

  • Functions as an individual contributor and works under little supervision.
  • Develops documentation from conception through production, leveraging requirements and standards to ensure alignment and consistency.
  • Creates and follows templates and style guidelines including reviewing published materials and recommending revisions or changes in scope, format, content, and methods of reproduction and binding.
  • Reviews and edits technical documentation, including but not limited to requirements specifications, design documents, procedure documents, user guides, system administrator guides, online help content.
  • Interacts with functional teams as required.
  • Communicates with and obtains information across all functional and technical teams.
  • Follows standard templates and style guidelines to ensure alignment during the document review and editing process.
  • Ensures consistent application of standards and document design across all deliverables.
  • Reviews junior staff work to ensure consistent application of standards, reviews formatting and layout and assists in resolving issues.
  • Proactively identifies and escalates risks and issues to leadership and assists in developing solutions.
  • Assists in providing technical and functional knowledge to junior staff members.


  • Demonstrates strong understanding of the software development life cycle (SDLC) and software testing life cycle (STLC).
  • Demonstrates proficiency in understanding technical subject matter.
  • Demonstrates strong understanding of applicable government documentation standards and regulations pertaining to developing, reviewing, and editing documents.


  • Possesses unwavering commitment to customer service and operational excellence.

Talent Development:

  • Requests and gives both negative and positive feedback.
  • Provides technical mentoring and guidance to junior Technical Writers, providing guidance as needed.




  • Bachelor’s Degree or Master’s Degree with 7 – 11 years technical writing experience (Preferred Majors: Technical and Professional Communication, Journalism, Communications, English, or another communication-related field).
  • Minimum of 3 years working as part of or leading a Quality Assurance team.
  • Strong understanding of SharePoint applications, WebEx, Skype, etc.
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Visio, with a working knowledge of the rest of the Microsoft Office suite of applications.
  • Experience researching moderate to highly technical subject matter and communicating findings.
  • Strong technical writing skills (clear, concise).
  • Strong grammar skills (grammar, punctuation, spelling, usage, language).
  • Strong formatting skills (understanding correct layout, design).
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to consolidate information.
  • Ability to work well in teams.
  • Ability to work with and manage others while executing to a project plan.
  • Highly organized with analytical skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to adapt to task and project changes.
  • Ability to handle multiple projects with varying priorities.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work within multiple groups of employees, willingly share time, knowledge and information with others.
  • Understanding of the SDLC and STLC.
  • Flexibility in working under demands and needs of a project.



  • Experience developing documentation for information technology teams or technical staff (a plus)
  • Experience with software development life cycle (SDLC) and software testing life cycle (STLC) (a plus)
  • Experience in the healthcare industry (a plus)
  • Domain knowledge of Medicare, Medicaid, or healthcare verticals (a plus)
  • Experience creating and managing online help or training content in an LMS (a plus)

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CNSI is focused on hiring and retaining the best and the brightest. For that, we offer employees a rewarding career path and benefits that exceed the industry norm. In addition to a solid compensation package, CNSI provides employees a range of benefit programs designed to support you and your family. Below are just a few of our programs.


  • Annual and Other Paid Leave
  • Medical/Dental Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA) Plan
  • Disability Insurance (Short & Long Term)
  • Life Insurance
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • College Savings Plan
  • Tuition & Training Assistance
  • Paid Holidays
  • Employee Referral Program & More!



CNSI maintains a policy supporting equal employment opportunity. Employment decisions at CNSI are made without regard for race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, genetic status, family responsibilities, protected veteran status or any other status protected by applicable Federal, state, or local law. We are proud of our diversity and encourage all qualified applicants to apply.  


Documentation-Technical Writing,   Editing & Proofreading,   General-Other: Editorial-Writing  



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