Technical Writer

Employer
Infotek Corporation
Location
Crownsville, MD
Posted
May 11, 2017
Closes
May 22, 2017
Hours
Full Time
Our client supports Maryland's Executive Branch agencies and commissions through its leadership as a principal procurement unit and in establishing the State's strategic direction for information technology (IT) and telecommunications, establishing long range target technology architecture, encouraging cross agency collaboration for the mutual benefit of all, and advocating best practices for operations and project management. Procurement support includes the authoring, review and recommended improvements to agency documents, including solicitations for IT products and services. We require up to two resources to enhance Procurement Unit staff with providing assistance to State agencies in writing and editing IT solicitations.Duties/Responsibilities:1. Author, review and edit IT procurement documents such as Request for Proposals and Invitations for Bids to ensure compliance with State templates and methodology.2. Author review and edit functional descriptions and system specification documents, translate technical information into clear business and functional requirements.3. Review and update solicitation drafts in a timely manner upon receipt of feedback.4. Meet and communicate with agency representatives to review and clarify comments for IT solicitations.5. Conduct research to ensure the use of proper technical terminology.6. Review and validate solicitation and deliverables with agency stakeholders for completeness and accuracy.7. Prepare or gather any supporting documentation needed to clarify the current state of business processes in a solicitation.Required Experience:1. At least 5 years' experience as a technical writer.2. An Associate's degree in a related field.Preferred Experience:a. A Bachelor's degree is preferred.b. Experience authoring and editing IT solicitations.c. Experience with procurement issues inherent in large, complex information technology solicitation and/or projects for products and services. d. Experience with advising on solicitation revisions to better meet the needs of stakeholders. e. Experience assessing contractual obligations, solicitation provisions, gaps and risk areas. f. Experience with information technology services contracting practices, standards, terms and conditions. InfoTek Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a Vietnam-era or disabled veteran, and any other classification protected by applicable law.