Sr Technical Editor - Military veterans preferred

2018-11-21
General Dynamics Information Technology (www.gdit.com)
Other

/yr

  full-time   employee


Ft Bragg
North Carolina
United States

Contract: I2TS 3

Position: Sr Editor, Technical – Technical Writer (L3)

Location: Fort Bragg, NC

 

GENERAL SUMMARY:

GDIT is seeking candidates to support the US Army Intelligence and Security Command (INSCOM). Under the I2TS 3 task order, INSCOM ensures reliable, uninterrupted availability of Command, Control, Communications, Computers, and Information Management (C4IM) including: networks, hardware, software, engineering, and specialized tools at the point of customer need to support INSCOM's mission. INSCOM and its MSCs provide the enabling layer to connect the Army and its tactical formations to defense and national intelligence agencies via tactical networks. The ability to provide mission critical intelligence is dependent on the successful use of its information technology (IT) networks worldwide.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

An I2TS 3 Technical Writer:

  • Is 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
  • Works independently or leads teams preparing and maintaining highly complex systems, programming and operations documentation, procedures and methods.
  • Provides expert oversight of technical writing and editing to all phases of acquisition and technical documentation for the Program, Project, or Contract.
  • Acts as project leader for projects with complex or voluminous documentation and may provide or coordinate special documentation services as required.

 

Desirable Skills / Experience:

  • Knowledge of the principles and practices involved in technical research, writing, and editing
  • Knowledge of and ability to use various word-processing and desktop publishing software applications
  • Knowledge of the organization’s products and services, customer requirements, purpose and structure of required documentation, and end user’s level of understanding
  • Effective communications skills
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite

 

Certification(s):

  • Desired: Certified Professional Technical Communicator and ITIL 2011

 

Security Clearance:

  • TS/SCI required

Additional: 

  • Candidates must be willing and able to attain a CI Polygraph for certain positions as determined by the contract
  • Travel maybe required in support of the mission 

Qualifications:

4-10 years of related experience preparing and editing technical documentation.

 
 

As a trusted systems integrator for more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology provides information technology (IT), systems engineering, professional services and simulation and training to customers in the defense, federal civilian government, health, homeland security, intelligence, state and local government and commercial sectors.With approximately 32,000 professionals worldwide, the company delivers IT enterprise solutions, manages large-scale, mission-critical IT programs and provides mission support services.GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.

 

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Education:

Education Required:

  • High School diploma/GED with 10-years of related experience, or Associate's degree with 8-years of experience, Bachelor's degree with 6-years of experience, or Master’s degree with 4-years of experience