Job Order #2075

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Posted Date: 5/16/2016
Job Category: Information Technology
Position Title: Technical Writer 2
Salary Range: $70K
Location: Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, Virginia, USA
Desired Skills:
Description: Technical Writer 2 Top Secret SCI with Full Scope Polygraph

DSL is recruiter supporting The Integrated Systems Group of Leidos with a career opening for Technical Writer Level 2 in Ft. Meade, MD. In this position you will 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.

Location: FT Mead, MD
Clearance: Top Secret SCI Full Scope Polygraph
Salary: $70K

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Understands basic concepts (to include basic grammar concepts), responsible for writing technical copy for various types of documents.
- Gathers technical information, prepares written text.
- May maintain a current internal documentation library.
- Uses multiple word processing and presentation tools such as MS Word, Powerpoint and Visio, etc.
- Provides technical copy for various types of documents for a program/project of similar complexity.
- Prepares and maintains operations documentation, user guides and manuals and technical publications.
- Prepares reports, responses and briefs targeted to a wide range of audiences.
- Produces quality documentation and training materials in cooperation with technical stakeholders.
- Coordinates layout and design of documents.
- Supports all phases of documentation.
- Applies concepts for technical writing based on engineering drawings, technical information from engineering documentation, consultations with engineers and subject matter experts and other available sources.
- Produces defense acquisition documentation, user manuals, training manuals and other documentation utilized by the end-user community of DoD electronic equipment and systems.
- Interprets engineering and maintenance drawings, operational procedures and to understand and blend large quantities of computer related information.
- Researches highly technical subject matter, organizes information from multiple sources and expresses technical information in written form that is comprehensible to a wide audience of readers.
- Produces technical documentation for Cryptologic programs or projects developing analytic tradecraft methodologies.
- Applies technical manual standard NSA DS-89 to work products.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:
- Six years of experience in programs and contracts of similar scope, type and complexity within the federal government is required.
- A Bachelor's Degree in a related technical discipline from an accredited college or university is required or ten (10) years technical writing experience.


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