Technical Writer 1
Technical Writer 1 Location Annapolis Junction, MD Job Code 1784 # of Openings 1 Apply Now (https://phg.tbe.taleo.net/phg02/ats/careers/v2/applyRequisition?org=DCCAMD=39=1784) DCCA is a veteran-owned, emerging large IT business specializing in providing innovative solutions to a variety of government agencies and commercial enterprises since 1982. DCCA is proud to offer career growth opportunities and a competitive compensation and benefits package. Visit our website at: www.dcca.com Technical Writer 1 Candidate must have an active TS/SCI w/Poly Key Tasks: The Technical Writer shall be responsible for the preparation, review, revision, and maintenance of technical documents including software and systems engineering, system operations, testing, and user documentation. Writes and edits technical documentation for all of the project's hardware and software to include installation, configuration and how-to documentation. Creates code documentation for software; produces implementation guides and end-user guides for capabilities; provides field, data definition, and data flow documentation and formats technical publications from pamphlets, technical drawings, and consultations with technical personnel and other available resources Required Skills: + Assist in preparing and maintaining operations documentation, user guides and manuals and technical publications + Understand basic concepts (to include basic grammar concepts), responsible for writing technical copy for various types of documents + Gather technical information, prepares written text + Maintain a current internal documentation library + Use multiple word processing and presentation tools such as MS Word, PowerPoint, and Visio etc. + Prepare and maintain operations documentation, user guides and manuals and technical publications + Work with developers to produce quality documentation and training materials + Work on all phases of documentation + Understand basic concepts and write technical copy for various types of documents for a program/project of similar complexity + Prepare reports, responses, and briefings targeted to a wide range of audiences + Coordinate layout and design of documents Required Qualifications Two (2) years experience as a TW in programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity is required. Associate's degree in a technical discipline from an accredited college or university is required. Two (2) years of additional TW experience may be substituted for an Associate's degree. DCCA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status .