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Technical Writer
Ref No.: 17-15679
Location: Mclean, Virginia
Position Title: Technical Writer
Duration: Full Time

Location: Mclean, VA

  • Work with internal teams to obtain an in-depth understanding of the product and the documentation requirements
  • Produce high-quality documentation that meets applicable standards and is appropriate for its intended audience
  • Write easy-to-understand user interface text, online help and developer guides
  • Create tutorials to help end-users use a variety of application-specific functions
  • Analyze existing and potential content, focusing on reuse and single-sourcing opportunities
  • Research, develop and document technical design specifications and test scripts
  • Manage updates and revisions to technical literature Skills

  • Proven working experience in technical writing of software documentation
  • Ability to deliver high quality documentation paying attention to detail Ability to quickly grasp complex technical concepts and make them easily understandable in text and pictures
  • Excellent written and communication skills in English
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Publisher)
  • Basic familiarity with the SDLC and software development
  • Strong Analytical Problem Solving Skills
  • Ability to communicate with positive impact
  • Teamwork is an essential quality, as is the ability to work effectively while under tight deadlines.

Experience and Education:
  • 3+ years of experience working as a Technical Writer
  • Government permitting processes experience a plus
  • Bachelor's degree in Information Management, Communications or any technology-related discipline, preferred.
  • An equivalent combination of experience, education and training will be considered.