Senior Technical Writer

Employer
AbleVets Chantilly
Location
Chantilly, VA
Posted
Apr 20, 2017
Closes
Apr 21, 2017
Hours
Full Time
AbleVets, LLC is a fast-growing Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) providing healthcare information technology services and resources to help the VA and DoD improve the lives of the people they serve. AbleVets has an opportunity for an experienced, motivated senior technical writer to support our customer. This position is located in our Chantilly, Virginia office.Essential Functions and Job Responsibilities The successful candidate's duties include collaborating with software developers, technical editing and writing; establishment of documentation guidelines, procedures, and templates; word processing, and coordinating final production of deliverables. Deliverables may include strategy and policy documents, standard operating procedures, and other contract deliverables, all of which must meet customer and software industry documentation standards and requirements. The ideal candidate will also adapt to different responsibilities, including but not limited to:* Supporting the customer's participation in quarterly cybersecurity industry meetings and conferences, including creation of required speeches, presentations, abstracts, and other material * Reviewing, editing, and preparing client documents for publication and dissemination * Establishing document repository organization within MS SharePoint, including access permissions, and uploading and organizing artifacts * Providing clear, constructive, actionable recommendations to customers for all reviewed documents * Participating in client meetings and identifying required potential changes to documentation * Establishing organized mechanisms to properly track development or update of documentation, client reviews and formal submission * Providing leadership to the technical writing team and facilitating client facing meetings to discuss progress against technical writing tasks and recommendations to improve organization and management of documentation Minimum Requirements: * Bachelor's degree computer science, electronics engineering, or other engineering or technical discipline * At least 8 years of engineering documentation and/or technical writing experience * Experience creating cyber security documentation and related project documentation * Strong proficiency with common office productivity software (eg, MS Word, PowerPoint, etc.) * Experience must also include: o Working with a geographically distributed team o Excellent problem solving skills * US Citizenship is required as is successfully passing a thorough Government background screening process requiring the completion of detailed forms and fingerprinting Desired Qualifications; N/A