Technical Writer

Location: Annapolis Junction, MD
Date Posted: 11-13-2017 #10147132
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Security: TS//SCI clearance with polygraph is REQUIRED.
Provide HCSO with technical writing support necessary to create and maintain system documentation as well as other supporting documentation such as presentations, blogs, training manuals, processes and procedures, guides, meeting minutes, etc.

MANDATORY SKILLS: A minimum of 2 years of technical writing experience documenting complex electronic equipment and systems
A minimum of 1 year experience in effectively formatting technical publications to include writing, editing, illustration, interpretations, and depth of coverage.
Strong technical writing skills (clear, concise, and complete manner)
Strong grammar skills (grammar, punctuation, spelling, usage)
Knowledge of government documentation standards
Strong oral communication skills
Willing to take initiative to develop systems expertise
Good teamwork qualities
Writing Skills
Write in a clear, concise and complete manner
Proficiency in basic grammar skills (grammar, punctuation, spelling, usage)
Be able to convey information for appropriate audience
Editing Skills
Formal Writing Style
Technical Skills
Engineering comprehension, understand subject matter
Knowledge of government documentation standards
Basic understanding of government classification rules
Research technical information
Tool Skills
Computer savvy
Proficiency in MS Word, PowerPoint and Visio
Ability to take screen shots off system user interfaces
Interviewing and Listening Skills
Ability to know how to ask the questions to get needed answers
Need to know the best approach to SMEs, willing to reach out
Strong listening skills to capture the necessary information and to know which follow-up questions need to be answered
Design Skills
Develop graphics
Illustration skills
Formatting skills, layout and design of document
Organizational skills, consolidating information
Personal Skills
Willing to accept feedback, constructive criticism
Work independently
Detailed oriented
Motivated and ambitious

OPTIONAL SKILLS: Technical Writer

About Avid Technology Professionals 
Avid Technology Professionals, LLC (ATP) is a premiere provider of software and systems engineering, and acquisition program management services for the community. ATP is actively seeking to pursue contract opportunities with other departments and agencies in the federal government, in state governments, and in the commercial sectors. Delivered by seasoned experts in the IT field, ATP solutions adeptly address the IT concerns manifesting in both the federal and commercial sectors.
 
Employee Benefits
The ATP Employee Benefits package includes:
 
  • A Supportive and Equitable Working Environment that is both Stimulating and Challenging
  • Competitive Hourly Salary
  • Unique Employee Success Sharing Program that allows ATP employees to Share in Company's Successes
  • Automatic Approved Overtime (as long as contract permits)
  • Retirement Pay (401K); 100% company paid, immediately vested with Profit-Sharing Component
  • Company Medical Coverage Plans - HMO, Open Access, PPO plans
  • Company Dental Plan - widely accepted, comprehensive, and flexible
  • Progressive Overtime Policy
  • Flexible Spending Account benefit
  • Lucrative Referral Bonus Policy
  • Holiday Scheduling that Coincides with Government Holidays
  • Robust Professional Expenses & Training Program
  • Computer Allowance
  • Internet Allowance
  • Short and Long Term Disability
  • Life Insurance
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