Technical Writer - 1647

5 days left

Location
Charleston, SC
Posted
Aug 22, 2019
Closes
Sep 21, 2019
Ref
1647
Hours
Full Time
Clearance Required:

Ability to Obtain a Secret

Education Required:

BA/BS

US Citizenship:

Required

Why MIL?
MIL is a dynamic workforce of industry professionals who deliver world-class solutions in cyber, engineering, financial management, and information technology - and we are looking for candidates like you. Whether you're fresh out of college or the military or well into your professional services career, MIL has great job opportunities that might be right for you.

Here at The MIL Corporation, we pride ourselves on the family-like environment instilled amongst our team. Our employees love working here, and it truly shows through our various recognitions & awards. Last year alone, we earned:
  • 2018 Fortune , Great Place to Work®: Best Place to Work for Diversity
  • 2018 Great Place to Work®: Best Small & Medium Workplaces
  • 2018 Workplaces Award, The Washington Post (Washington, D.C.)
  • 2018, Above & Beyond Award, Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), Department of Defense

Whether your goal is to help defend our country through the cyber efforts of the Department of Defense or ensure proper financial management/accountability with the Department of State, The MIL Corporation welcomes you. Become a part of something greater, where you, the people, make the difference.

Summary
The MIL Corporation is seeking a Technical Writer to work with a Federal Government Client in Charleston, South Carolina. As a member of the Systems Development and Maintenance team, the successful candidate will assist in documenting technical manuals for use within the team and the organization.

Responsibilities
  • Research, write, update, and maintain detailed technical installation and user guides, work instructions, computer-based training lessons (CBTs), and other memoranda in support of the IT staff
  • Assist with other projects on an as-needed basis.
  • Track documentation change requests in a web-based tracking system
  • Manage configurations of documentation in a digital storage system
  • Contribute to overall project documentation in accordance with team and company processes

Required Qualifications
  • BA/BS degree from an accredited college or university in English, Communication, or a related field. Candidates who possess a degree other than those listed should have a minimum of one year experience developing technical documents
  • Excellent working knowledge of English grammar and the written language
  • Ability to translate technical information into plain language for audiences of all backgrounds
  • Ability to multi-task and manage multiple deadlines
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office

Desired Qualifications
  • Experience developing technical guides for an IT audience
  • Knowledge of Federal IT policies, practices, operations, and procedures
  • Experience supporting Software Development Life Cycles
  • Experience with Adobe FrameMaker, Captivate, Photoshop, Acrobat, and Robohelp

Education
BA/BS in English, Communication, or related field

Clearance
All applicants for this position must be able to obtain a Secret clearance. Please note that the clearance process takes into account both criminal and 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 #CB