Technical Writer and Document Control - Military veterans preferred

2018-11-30
SAIC (www.saic.com)
Other

/yr

  full-time   employee


Palm Bay
Florida
32905
United States

Description

SAIC is looking for a Technical Writer to join the team supporting our customer, AAR Corp., in support of a Department of State Air Wing mission in Melbourne/Palm Bay, FL.
 

We are looking for brilliant technical writers to help support documentation of technical systems, standard operating procedures, processes and deliverables for our customer. Your technical system administration and business intelligence background will enable you to work in close partnership with engineering and technical support teams. You must thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic environment. To succeed in this role, you must be a fearless generalist with a strong technical background. You will document, broadly and deeply, technical systems, internal procedures, and other deliverables as needed as well as support documentation for Assessment and Authorizations and Audits.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensures compliance with Change Management, as it relates to documentation, policies and agency guidelines.

  • Work with the team to obtain an in-depth understanding of the systems/processes/procedure and documentation requirements

  • Write technical and process documentation for various audiences, including but not limited to manuals/procedures (system, end- user, training), design specifications, test plans, business correspondence, etc.

  • Collaborate with development team to write essential internal documentation that builds shared understanding

  • Learn complex technical information and communicate it in a readable, concise, and accurate manner to both technical and non- technical persons.

  • Coordinate shared content and deliverables with other writers

  • Speaks and writes fluent, grammatically correct English

Qualifications

Required Experience:

  • Bachelors and six (6) years or more of related experience; Masters and four (4) years or more experience; PhD and 0 years related experience. 
    HS Diploma or equivalent with an additional 4+ years of relevant experience will be considered in lieu of a degree.
  • Proven working experience in technical writing of software documentation
  • Basic familiarity with the SDLC and software development

  • Ability to quickly grasp complex technical concepts and make them easily understandable in text and pictures

  • Possess strong oral and written communication skills to communicate IT, networking, and security concepts to personnel at all levels of experience and responsibility

 

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Ability to manage multiple, competing priorities in a fast-paced, constantly changing environment with strong time management and multitasking skills; attention to detail

  • Support proposal development, cost estimating, Basis of Estimates and schedule

  • Comfortable documenting and defining system details

  • Senior level documentation and reporting skills

  • Experience as a government contractor

  • Self- starter and problem solver

Clearance Requirement:
·        Must be able to obtain Moderate Risk Public Trust (MRPT)