Technical Writer

Employer
SLAIT Consulting
Location
Vienna, VA
Posted
Mar 20, 2017
Closes
Mar 21, 2017
Hours
Full Time
Basic Purpose: To support the project team by creating and updating documentation including program workflows, logical processes, operating system environments and interfaces with other systems.Major Responsibilities:* Conduct research on programs and applications through observation, research and discussions with technical specialists.* Organize and write supporting project documents for programs and applications directly or indirectly impacted by project implementation.* Develops and maintains documentation describing program development, logic, coding, testing, changes and corrections.* Revise documents as new issues arise.* Submit copies to project technical lead for feedback.* Deliver high quality documentation in short timeframes.* Work with internal teams to obtain an in-depth understanding of the project and the project documentation requirements.Qualifications:* Must have strong writing and editing skills to create precise and detailed documents which explain technical information clearly.* Attention to detail.* Ability to juggle multiple priorities and ability to adapt to changing requirements and evolving needs.* Excel at working independently and as part of a team.* Ability to analyze a problem or process and suggest improvements.* Ability to quickly grasp complex technical concepts and make them easily understandable in text and pictures.* Demonstrated experience in systems analysis & design, workflow or procedural analysis.* Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communications skills. Experience/Education:* College degree or formal training in information technology, computer science.* 5 years experience or training in writing about software technologies.* Editing and communication skills are required as is significant knowledge and experience using Visio and other desktop publishing applications.