Technical Writer - 1467

Apr 04, 2018
Aug 09, 2018
Full Time

The MIL Corporation seeks a Technical Writer to support a Federal Government client at our Charleston, SC location. The Technical Writer will assist in documenting financial software solutions.

• Research, write, update, and maintain detailed documentation including functional and technical designs and user guides that explain the functionality of independently developed Microsoft Access driven tools
• Act as a key contributor to the documentation methodology and framework used throughout the team's Software Development Life Cycle
• Manage configurations of documentation in a digital configuration management versioning system and contribute to overall project documentation in accordance with team and client processes
• Assist with other projects on an as-needed basis

Required Qualifications
• Bachelor's in English, Communications or related field -OR- Bachelor's in Financial Management, Business Administration or a combination of courses and related experience
• 2 years of experience developing functional and technical designs and documentation
• Ability to use creativity and experience to design and write for technical and non-technical audiences
• Very good English grammar skills and superior writing skills, with the ability to explain technical concepts and translate technical information into plain language for a diverse audience
• Ability to multi-task, work independently and in teams, be self-motivated and manage multiple deadlines and deliver accurate, clear, and concise content that is technically accurate and meets the end user needs
• Ability to work with developers, subject matter experts and users to elicit information used for documentation
• Ability to create screen shots and diagrams as necessary to illustrate technical concepts
• Very good organizational skills with the ability to manage expectations and address customer demands
• Very good interpersonal, verbal communication, presentation skills and technical communication skills
• Possess a high degree of integrity, initiative and motivation
• Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office including MS Access
• Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft SharePoint
• Ability to learn new technologies and concepts quickly and then compose clear and accurate training materials and documentation

Desired Qualifications
• Knowledge of Federal accounting/financial management policies, practices, operations, and procedures
• Knowledge of Microsoft Visio
• Prior experience supporting Agile and standard Software Development Life cycles
• Prior experience documenting applications that utilize relational database systems
• Knowledge of Structured Query Language (SQL)
• Ability to read Visual Basic Code comment
• Familiarity with ISO-9001 and Quality Management Systems (QMS)


All applicants for this position must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret clearance; please note that the clearance process takes into account financial background aspects.

The MIL Corporation is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity and sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. #CJP