Tech Writer

    Jacobs Engineering
    Fort meade, MD
    Full-time, Part-time
    Similar jobs pay $43.39 - $68.60

    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.

    Assist in preparing and maintaining operations documentation, user guides and manuals and technical publications Understand basic concepts (to include basic grammar concepts), responsible for writing technical copy for various types of documents Gather technical information, prepares written text Maintain a current internal documentation library

    Uses multiple word processing and presentation tools such as MS Word, PowerPoint, and Visio etc. Prepare and maintain operations documentation, user guides and manuals and technical publications

    Work with developers to produce quality documentation and training materials Work on all phases of documentation Understand basic concepts and write technical copy for various types of documents for a program/project of similar complexity Prepare reports, responses, and briefings targeted to a wide range of audiences

    Coordinate layout and design of documents Research highly technical subject matter, organizes information from multiples sources, and express technical information in written form that is comprehensible to a wide audience of readers Under general direction, write technical copy for various types of documents for a program/project of similar complexity Apply 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 Interpret engineering and maintenance drawings, operational procedures to understand and blend large quantities of computer related information Produce technical documentation for Cryptologic programs or projects developing analytic tradecraft methodologies Apply technical manual standard NSA DS-89 to work products

    Qualifications :

    Eight (8) years of experience as a TW in programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity is required.

    Bachelor's degree in a technical discipline from an accredited college or university is required.

    A Master's degree may be substituted for two (2) years of experience, reducing the requirement to six (6) years of experience. Four (4) years of additional TW experience may be substituted

    Clearance: Position requires a Top Secret/SCI security clearance, based on current background investigation (SBI), and polygraph.

    Clearance and polygraph processing will be completed by the U.S. Government.
    U.S. Citizenship (Required)
    • Favorable Criminal History Check
    • Education Verification
    • Abuse/Illegal Drug Use
    • Credit Check
    • Subject Interview

    This Position is contingent on contract award

    Posting ID: 552789805Posted: 2020-05-21