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Senior Technical Writer

at General Dynamics Information Technology in Brunswick, Maine, United States

Job Description

Type of Requisition: Regular

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Secret

Job Family: Technical Documentation

GDIT is seeking a Senior Technical Writer to support the Joint Education and Training System (JETS) Program. This person will be responsible for editing, proofreading and providing writing support on technical and non-technical documents such as manuals, procedures and specifications and other artifacts and deliverables in support of JETS. Candidate will support all technical writing activities performed by GDIT personnel and subcontractors, to satisfy all program requirements.

Typical duties include:

+ Writing, and editing project deliverables which are comprised of briefings, diagrams, DoDAF views, process workflows, guides, plans, creating illustrations, tables and figures and others essential elements associated with required deliverables

+ Ensuring deliverables meet editorial and government specifications

+ Adhering to standards for quality, graphics, coverage, format and style

+ Assess, analyze, write, edit and manage end-user training and documentation for technology implementations and updates

+ Develop and cultivate positive working relationships with team members

+ Develops key trusted relationships with customers, stakeholders to conduct pre delivery reviews

+ Assures quality of products and deliverables, including participating in reviews, audits, and milestone events

+ Develops, reviews, and approves deliverables

+ Prepares and provides various briefings, reports and technical reviews to senior management as requested and milestone events related to project execution

+ Ensures compliance with relevant corporate and government policies and standards.

+ Participates in special projects as required.

+ Develops, maintains, and implements standards to enhance deliverable development efforts across the team

+ Provides productive feedback of content to guide performance across all functional activities performed on the Program.

+ Reviewing and compiling references related to governance, policy, procedures, standards and other essential literature relevant to ensuring competent execution and performance of services

+ Working efficiently and collaboratively with Technical SMEs, while also creating content and meeting deadlines independently

+ Other documentation such as Online Help guides, Content-Sensitive Help guides and/or User guides as directed by client

+ Ensuring Section 508 compliance for all documents.

+ Compiling data elements to assist in the production of daily, weekly and monthly status reports for completion of activities

Educational Requirements:

+ BA/BS (or equivalent experience) or 8 years of technical writing experience; 2 of which must be as a senior technical writer

+ STEM degree is highly desired

+ Strong oral and written communication skills

Certification Requirements:

The ideal candidate shall have at least one of the following certifications or industry equivalents;

+ Basic Certificate in Technical Writing (90 hours)

+ Certificate in Writing for Current Technical Writers, Editors & Designers (90 hours)

+ Technical Communication Industry Certificate – Mastery Level (160 hours)

+ Certificate in Professional Technical Communication (140 hours)

+ Certificate Course in Structured Writing for Technical Documentation (30 hours)

+ Writers at Work Certificate Program (40 hours)

Experience Requirements:

+ 5+ years of technical writing experience

+ Experience managing technical writing functions and performance outcomes for large enterprise projects

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.

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Job Posting: JC193375651

Posted On: Sep 26, 2021

Updated On: Sep 30, 2021