Technical Writer 3

Location: Ft. Meade, MD
Date Posted: 07-18-2018
Technical Writer 3

This position requires an active TS/SCI FSP clearance to be considered.
 
Position 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.
  • Understands basic concepts (to include basic grammar concepts), responsible for writing technical copy for various types of documents
  • Assists in preparing and maintaining operations documentation, user guides and manuals and technical publications
  • 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
  • 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
  • Works independently preparing and maintaining highly complex systems, programming and operations documentation, procedures and methods
  • Provides expert oversight of technical writing and editing to all phases of acquisition and technical documentation for the Program, Project, or Contract
  • May act as project leader for projects with complex or voluminous documentation and may provide or coordinate special documentation services as required
  • Reviews work products of others for compliance with technical manual NSA Data Standard (DS)-89
 
Minimum Qualifications
 
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a technical discipline from an accredited college or university is required
    • 4 years of additional TW experience may be substituted for a degree
  • 8 years of experience in programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity within the Federal Government is required
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