Job Title SENIOR TECHNICAL WRITER Location Fort Meade, MD 20755 US (Primary) Maryland - MD 20653 US Job Type Full-time Education Bachelor's Degree Career Level Experienced (Non-Manager) Category Information Technology Job Description
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.
Gathers technical information, prepares written text
May maintain a current internal documentation library
Uses multiple word processing and presentation tools such as MS Word, PowerPoint, and Visio etc.
Understands basic concepts, responsible for writing technical copy for various types of documents for a program/project of similar complexity
Responsible for preparing and maintaining operations documentation, user guides and manuals and technical publications
Responsible for preparing reports, responses, and briefings targeted to a wide range of audiences
Works with developers to produce quality documentation and training materials
Coordinates layout and design of documents
Works on all phases of documentation
Under general direction, responsible for writing technical copy 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
Produces 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 and to understand and blend large quantities of computer related information
Researches highly technical subject matter, organizes information from multiples sources, and expresses technical information in written form that is comprehensible to a wide audience of readers
Produces technical documentation for Cryptologic programs or projects developing analytic tradecraft methodologies
Applies technical manual standard NSA DS-89 to work products
Six (6) years’ experience in programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity within the Federal Government is required.
Bachelor’s degree in a technical discipline from an accredited college or university is required.
Four (4) years of additional technical writing experience may be substituted for a bachelor’s degree.
Domain Area(s) Specialized Requirements:
Three (3) years of demonstrated experience is required for the domain items described
Experience with enterprise scale information technology system
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