NATO ITM SharePoint Technical Writer

Location
USA, Virginia, Herndon
Posted
May 16, 2017
Closes
Jun 20, 2017
Ref
2017-24800
Contact
General Dynamics
Function
IT
Hours
Full Time

The Information Technology (IT) Modernisation (ITM) project will transform the way IT services are provided to users across the NATO enterprise, including the NATO Command Structure (NCS), the NATO Headquarters (NHQ), elements of the NATO Force Structure and NATO agencies. This will be achieved by modernizing, consolidating, and centralizing the infrastructure and service management, and by pooling and abstracting resources. In turn, this will allow an enterprise perspective to be taken, and services to be delivered according to standard and measureable service level agreements, offering a higher quality, more flexible, resilient, and secure set of services at significantly lower costs to the user community.

The SharePoint-focused technical writer will work with subject matter experts (SMEs), the customer, and the Program Management Office to ensure all customer requirements and compliance requirements are met and the proper level of detail is included for the intended audience. The successful candidate will have a perspective on translating and organizing complex information into clear and concise documentation. The ability to drive consistency and unity across documents is essential for success.


  • Researches, prepares and edits documents for publication, including manuals, installation guides, documentation, processes and procedures, and reports.
  • Reviews, researches, and edits information for preparation of contract deliverables.
  • Ensures documents meet customer specifications and adhere to standards for quality, graphics, format, and style.
  • Produce results in a timely fashion with the ability to seamlessly change priorities as needed.
  • Interfaces with project team to develop out of the box SharePoint solutions for document storage.
  • Ensures programmatic documentation is stored in an easily accessible manner
  • Interact efficiently and successfully with staff at all levels.
  • Attends regular client and internal team meetings and drafts meeting minutes with minimal supervision.
  • Works closely with configuration management to ensure that documentation is in configuration control.
  • High level of computer literacy, including strong skills using Microsoft Office products and significant experience with document management tools like SharePoint as a power user or administrator.
  • Interface with customers, colleagues, management, and project stakeholders, as needed, to ensure overall project success.
  • Participates in special projects as required.


  • Bachelors Degree in English, Journalism or a related discipline.

    Required

    • 2-5 years of related experience preparing and editing technical documentation.
    • 2+ years working with SharePoint in a Knowledge Management capacity
    • Knowledge of the principles and practices involved in technical research, writing and editing.
    • Knowledge of and ability to uses various word-processing and desktop publishing software applications.

    Preferred

    • Basic knowledge of C++ or Java not required but is encourage


    As a trusted systems integrator for more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology provides information technology (IT), systems engineering, professional services and simulation and training to customers in the defense, federal civilian government, health, homeland security, intelligence, state and local government and commercial sectors.With approximately 32,000 professionals worldwide, the company delivers IT enterprise solutions, manages large-scale, mission-critical IT programs and provides mission support services.

    GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.