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Technical Writer for Technology Transition Support

Apply 2020-96634 Fort Meade, Maryland Top Secret/SCI w/Poly
Business Group Highlights

Intelligence

The Intelligence group provides high-end systems engineering and integration products and services, data analytics and software development to national and military intelligence customers. Serving federal agencies and the Intelligence Community for more than 50 years, the Intelligence group helps our clients meet their mission needs by providing trusted advisors, leading-edge technologies, and innovative solutions.


Responsibilities

The technical SETA contractor will be 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 deliverables to include process descriptions, system description documents, requirements documentation and test plans and reports. Creates 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.

  • Understand basic concepts (to include basic grammar concepts), responsible for writing technical copy for various types of documents in a technical environment.
  • Assist in preparing and maintaining operations documentation, user guides and manuals and technical publications.
  • Gather technical information, prepares written text.
  • Maintain a current internal documentation library.
  • Use multiple word processing and presentation tools such as MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Visio etc.
  • Understand basic concepts and write technical copy for various types of documents for a program/project of similar complexity.
  • Prepare and maintain program documentation, user guides, manuals and technical publications, MOUs, SLAs, etc.
  • Prepare reports, responses, and briefings targeted to a wide range of audiences.
  • Coordinate layout and design of documents.
  • Work on all phases of documentation within the program processes.
  • 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.
  • 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.

Qualifications

Individual Capabilities/Experience Required:

  • Six years of experience in technical writing and a bachelor's degree in a technical discipline from an accredited college or university. Four years of additional technical writing experience may be substituted for a bachelor's degree.
  • Strong oral and interpersonal communications skills
  • Ability to work within a team setting to complete assigned tasks within expected schedule to complete
  • Flexible/easily adaptable within a dynamic work environment that may require surge efforts
  • Enter and maintain status entrees using program tracking and communication tools such as Jira and Confluence.
  • Position requires TS/SCI clearance with polygraph

Individual Capabilities/Experience Desired:

  • Experience with IC industry and customer
  • Able to work with top-level government management and to work as a team member.
  • Familiarity with DoDAF terminology and documentation.

About Perspecta

What matters to our nation, is what matters to us. At Perspecta, everything we do, from conducting innovative research to cultivating strong relationships, supports one imperative: ensuring that your work succeeds.  Our company was formed to bring a broad array of capabilities to all parts of the public sector—from investigative services and IT strategy to systems work and next-generation engineering.


Our promise is simple: never stop solving our nation’s most complex challenges. And with a workforce of approximately 14,000, more than 48 percent of which is cleared, we have been trusted to just that, as a partner of choice across the entire sector.

Perspecta is an AA/EEO Employer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.

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The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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