Senior Technical Writer

  • SAIC, Inc
  • Annapolis Junction, MD, USA
  • May 07, 2021

Job Description

Description

JOB DESCRIPTION: Responsible for leading 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 hardware and software to include installation, configuration and how-to documentation. Creates code documentation for software; produces 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.  Responsible for creation and adherence to documentation standards and guidelines.

Assist in preparing and maintaining operations documentation, user guides and manuals and technical publications.  Understand basic concepts (to include basic grammar concepts), responsible for writing technical copy for various types of documents.  Gather technical information, prepares written text.  Maintain a current internal documentation library.  Use multiple word processing and presentation tools such as MS Word, PowerPoint, and Visio etc.  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.  Produce technical documentation for Cryptologic programs or projects developing analytic tradecraft methodologies.  

Qualifications

TYPICAL EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Bachelors and fifteen (15) years or nineteen (19) years total technical writing experience.