Technical Writer, SR - Military veterans preferred

2022-07-05
ManTech (www.mantech.com)
Other

/yr

  full-time   contract


Washington
District of Columbia
20528
United States

Where applicable, confirmation that you meet customer requirements for facility access which may include proof of vaccination and/or attestation and testing, unless an accommodation has been approved.

Secure our Nation, Ignite your Future

Become an integral part of a diverse team while working at an Industry Leading Organization, where our employees come first. At ManTech International, you’ll help protect our national security while working on innovative projects that offer opportunities for advancement. 

 

We take National Security seriously. We focus on strategic and unified work to strengthen the security, resiliency, and workforce of the cyber ecosphere. This is your opportunity to join a team that is making an impact on protecting National interests including state, local, tribal and territorial Governments and critical infrastructure. 

Currently, ManTech is seeking a motivated, mission and customer-oriented Technical Editor/Writer to join our team in the Washington D.C. area.  

 

Responsibilities include but are not limited to: 

  • Edit reports, operational procedures, and manuals.  Edit/change features in document sections, column formatting, autoformatting, creating hyperlinks, linking captions, designing forms and templates, creating citations, search and replace styles and special characters, indexing, and similar automated functions

  • Rewrite technical information for clarity

  • Review documents to ensure compliance and continuity with style guidelines 

  • Participates in developing and writes a variety of technical, reports, software User manuals, and/or manuals for documentation for a wide range of uses

  • Responsible for reviewing content of technical documentation for quality and produces technical illustrations for presentations and/or publication, as appropriate to the requirements

  • Coordinates the display of graphics and the production of the document

  • Responsible for maintaining Service Catalog

  • Ensures content is of high quality and conforms with standards

  • Manage document version control for frequently updated documents 

  • Use online resources and collaborative environments in the production of documents

  • Maintain a comprehensive library of technical terminology and documentation 

  • Write correspondence such as a cover letter summarizing all recommended change 

  • Ensure technical documentation is accurate, complete, meets editorial and government specifications and adheres to standards for quality, graphics, coverage, format, and style 

  • Provide design support to ensure communications and collateral adhere to strict brand guidelines 

 

Basic Qualifications: 

  • BS degree in Journalism, English, Communications with 7 or more years of related work experience 

  • Knowledge of graphic resolution for insertion into documentation 

  • Experience producing technical documents either in a program office, on a proposal team, or as a technical writer 

  • Experience with built-in editors in collaborative software applications 

  • XML authoring tool experience

  • Attention to detail with ability to accurately proofread and perform QA on technical data

  • Must be able to work collaboratively in a cross-functional team environment

  • Strong organizational and time management skills; must be able to multitask, prioritize and manage deadlines

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Demonstrated initiative, sound judgment, effective decision-making 

 

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • MS degree in Journalism, English, Communications with 3 or more years of related work experience 

  • The candidate must be highly organized and have outstanding writing and editing skills and experience, specifically focused on Government technical documentation 

  • Knowledge of Section 508 compliance

  • Excellent problem-solving skills 

 

Clearance Requirements: 

  • Top Secret w/SCI 

 

Physical Requirements: 

  • Must be able to be in a stationary position more than 50% of the time 

  • Must be able to communicate, converse, and exchange information with peers and senior personnel 

  • Constantly operates a computer and other office productivity machinery, such as a computer 

  • The person in this position frequently communicates with co-workers, management, and customers, which may involve delivering presentations. Must be able to exchange accurate information in these situations 

The person in this position needs to occasionally move about inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, etc.

For all positions requiring access to technology/software source code that is subject to export control laws, employment with the company is contingent on either verifying U.S.-person status or obtaining any necessary license. The applicant will be required to answer certain questions for export control purposes, and that information will be reviewed by compliance personnel to ensure compliance with federal law. ManTech may choose not to apply for a license for such individuals whose access to export-controlled technology or software source code may require authorization and may decline to proceed with an applicant on that basis alone.

ManTech International Corporation, as well as its subsidiaries proactively fulfills its role as an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, marital status, physical or mental disability, status as a Disabled Veteran, Recently Separated Veteran, Active Duty Wartime or Campaign Badge Veteran, Armed Forces Services Medal, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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