Technical Writer

Location
Mclean, VA
Posted
Sep 01, 2021
Closes
Sep 17, 2021
Ref
228902202109
Function
IT
Hours
Full Time
Job Summary/Company:

A Sparks Group Partner is seeking a Technical Writer to join a team managing a portfolio of IT investments for the federal government. Currently, this position is 100% remote due to COVID. If you are interested in learning more about Sparks Group and the opportunity, please submit your resume today.

Responsibilities:

In this role, the Technical Writer will use and update existing methods to provide documentation, status reports, ad-hoc reports, meeting minutes, deliverables, and briefings.
  • Work with technical teams, business and financially analysts to obtain an in-depth understanding of documentation requirements and products to be produced
  • Develop and write easy to understand job aids and tutorials to help guide end-users on the processes performed across varying program functional areas
  • Develop processes and manage documentation related to project performance, program requirements and meeting minutes
  • Grasp complex technical concepts and make them easily understandable in text and diagrams
  • Analyze existing content for reuse and leverage content to include in documentation of like deliverables
  • Document management - manage input from a variety of team members while standardizing the language and format as well as maintaining positive version control
  • Create/update content based on templated and existing documents

Qualifications/Background Profile:

  • Bachelor's degree in English, Journalism, History, Political Science Communications, or other relevant field (or 6 years of relevant experience in place of a degree)
  • 8 years of experience producing management briefings, project status reports and meeting minutes
  • Expert with Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook, and PowerPoint)
  • Highly proficient using MS Teams and MS SharePoint
  • Work Status: due to government requirement, only US Citizens will be considered for this role
  • Clearance Type: Public Trust

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Qualified candidates should send their resume AND call Sparks Group for additional details. Please note, resume must include a valid email address in order to be considered. We look forward to discussing your background, your current job search, and your potential career path with Sparks Group!

Sparks Group is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, pregnancy, citizenship, family status, genetic information, disability, or protect veteran status.

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