Technical Writer

Full Time
Hanover, MD
Posted 1 month ago

SITEC is hiring Technical Writers of various skill levels.

The Technical Writer will assist in preparing and maintaining operations documentation, user guides and manuals and technical publications. The qualified applicant will understand the basic concepts, including grammer and sentence syntax, and will wite technical copy for a many types of technical documents. This process will include gathering technical inforamtion, preparation of written text, and manintaining a current internal documentation library. The Technical Writer will be proficient in a variety of word processing and presentation tools like MS Word, PowerPoint,Visio, etc. They will prepare and maintain operations documentation, user guides and manuals, and technical publications. The writer will work with developers to produce quality documentation and training materials and will work on all phases of documentation. The writer will be able to understand basic concepts and write technical copy for various types of documents for a program/project of similar complexity. They will prepare reports, responses, and briefings targeted to a wide range of audiences and will coordinate layout and design of documents.

Senior Technical Writes will also have proven experience researching highly technical subject matter, organize information from muliple sources, and express technical information in written form that is comprehensible to a wide audience of readers. The senior technical writer will 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. This individual will produce defense acquisition documentation, user manuals, and other documentation utilized by the end-user community of DoD electronic equipment and systems. Must be able to interpret engineering and maintenance drawings, operational procedures to understand and blend large quantities of computer related information, produce technical documentation for Cryptologic programs and projects developing analytic tradecraft methodologies. The writer ill apply technical manual standard DS-89 to work products and provide expert oversight of technical writing and editing to all phases of acquisition and technical documentation for the Program, Project, or Contract. The qualified applicant will work independently preparing and maintaining highly complex systems, programming and operational documentation, procedures and methods. They will act as a project leader for projects with complex or voluminous documentation and may provide or coordinate special documentation services as required. They will review work products of others for compliance with the appropriate technical manual.


Job Features

Job CategoryTechnical Writer
Clearance Level RequiredTop Secret/SCI/Poly
Years of Experience Requried2-8 Years
Job #2021-1

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