Technical Writer Level 2 - Military veterans preferred

2021-07-29
ManTech (www.mantech.com)
Other

/yr

  full-time   employee


Annapolis
Maryland
21402
United States

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Entering ManTech’s 50th year, we hold the distinct honor of being named a “Top 100 Global Technology Company” by Thomson Reuters. We understand that in order to hold this distinct honor, we must provide our employees with the opportunity to break through barriers.  We reinvest in our employees through rich educational opportunities such as 100% paid tuition for qualifying Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees, rich training and certification programs allowing our employees to obtain industry best certifications, a variety of Communities of Practice (COPs) where employees can exchange knowledge and much more, along with a vast array of instruction and resources needed for personal and professional development through our very own ManTech University.  In addition to those amazing benefits, ManTech also has a fully dedicated Career Mobility team to provide you with guidance and assistance to continue to grow your career with ManTech.

Currently, ManTech is seeking a motivated, career and customer-oriented Technical Writer Level 2 to join our team in the Annapolis Junction, MD area to provide unparalleled support to our customers and to begin an exciting and rewarding career within ManTech.

Overview:

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.

Roles/Responsibilities:

  • 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.
  • Uses 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Produce technical documentation for Cryptologic programs or projects developing analytic tradecraft methodologies.

Requirements/Education:

  • Six (6) years of experience as a TW in programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity is required.
  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical discipline from an accredited college or university is required. Four (4) years of additional TW experience may be substituted for a bachelor’s degree.

Physical Requirements:

  • Sedentary Work
  • Speaking
  • Working with Computers/ CRT's
  • Working with Data Working With Numbers/Figures

Required Skills:

  • Ability to handle stress and work well under pressure Ability to use MS Office Ability to use PC
  • Analytical and Critical Thinking Skills Interpersonal and People Skills
  • Leadership Skills Listening Skills
  • Multi-Tasking Ability Negotiation Skills Oral and Written Communication Skills Organizational Skills
  • Presentation Skills (using Powerpoint)
  • Project Management Ability and Skills

Clearance:

  • Must possess an active TS/SCI w/ a Counterintelligence Polygraph.

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