Sr. Technical Writer

Employer
DCS Corp
Location
Langley AFB, VA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
May 20, 2019
Closes
May 25, 2019
Ref
754
Hours
Full Time
Infoscitex, a DCS company, is an employee owned organization with a reputation for agile and efficient development of technology solutions for U.S. Defense, Aerospace, Human Factors, and Security markets. We continue to provide innovative solutions with our multidisciplinary teams formed with exceptional employees. Infoscitex is seeking a Technical Writer to join our team. As this Technical Writer, you will perform a variety of writing and editing duties to develop, research, and finalize materials in the preparation of documentation, manuals, papers, and briefings on data science, big data, cloud computing theory, installation, and operation.

Essential Job Functions:

Conduct detailed, full edits of technical documents and presentations for grammar, spelling, punctuation, syntax, format, etc.

Create, modify, and work from document templates and train staff members how to use them.

Serve as a Microsoft Word expert able to answer staff questions.

Assist staff members with documentation and modeling of processes.

Assist team members with version control.

Record, track, and publish, as required, reports, action items, decisions, and minutes for assigned meetings and events.

Requirements:

Due to the sensitivity of customer related requirements, U.S. Citizenship is required.

BS/BA degree and at least 8 years of related experience exhibiting expert-level familiarity with Microsoft Word. (We have multiple levels associated with this opportunity. Candidates with advanced degrees or varying experience may be considered for alternative classification.)

Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S.Government background investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information: eligibility for TS level U.S.DoD security clearance with SCI eligibility.

Experience researching and providing technical writing support to data scientists, engineers, and computer professionals.

Ability to demonstrate proficiency with Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat, LaTeX, or other editing software.

Excellent verbal and written English communication skills.

Ability to understand technical concepts, principles, and techniques.

Able to write clearly and concisely for a technical audience.

Teachable, positive attitude, highly motivated, and team-oriented.

Ability to perform, manage, and prioritize multiple related tasks in a time-sensitive environment.

Demonstrated ability to react effectively to time critical situations to achieve project success.

Excellent communicator with ability to prepare and deliver clear presentations on plans, current status, technical issues, and results.

Detail-oriented with strong organizational skills.

Ability to travel (3-4 short travel trips/yr.anticipated)

A familiarity with Chicago Manual of Style and U.S.Government Printing Office (GPO) Style Manual is beneficial.

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