Technical Writer 2

Location: Fort Meade, Maryland, United States
Date Posted: 05-14-2018
Job Description:
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.
Individual Capabilities Required:
Understand basic concepts (to include basic grammar concepts), responsible for writing technical copy for various types of documents
Assist in preparing and maintaining operations documentation, user guides and manuals and technical publications
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.
Understand basic concepts and write technical copy for various types of documents for a program/project of similar complexity
Prepare and maintain operations documentation, user guides and manuals and technical publications
Prepare reports, responses, and briefings targeted to a wide range of audiences (U) Work with developers to produce quality documentation and training materials Coordinate layout and design of documents
Work on all phases of documentation
Under general direction, write technical copy for various types of documents for a program/project of similar complexity
Apply concepts for technical writing based on engineering drawings, technical information from engineering documentation, consultations with engineers and subject matter experts, and other available sources
Produce defense acquisition documentation, user manuals, training manuals, and other documentation utilized by the end-user community of DoD electronic equipment and systems
Interpret engineering and maintenance drawings, operational procedures to understand and blend large quantities of computer related information
Research highly technical subject matter, organizes information from multiples sources, and express technical information in written form that is comprehensible to a wide audience of readers
Produce technical documentation for Cryptologic programs or projects developing analytic tradecraft methodologies
Apply MPO technical manual standard DS-89 to work products
Individual Capabilities Desired:
Ability to create graphics in PowerPoint and Adobe suite.
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