Technical Writer (TW) Skill Level II

US-MD-Linthicum
2 months ago
Job ID
2017-1793
# Positions
1
Job Location
Linthicum, MD
Experience (Years)
4
Education
Bachelors
Security Eligibility Type
TS/SSBI with FS Poly

Overview

Job Title:    Technical Writer (TW) Skill Level II
Division:     Systems & Software Engineering
Location:     Linthicum, MD

 

Position is contingent upon award of contract


 

Applicants must be a US citizen and possess a NSA TS/SCI clearance with full scope NSA polygraph

 


 

POSITION SUMMARY

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 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.

 

 

Responsibilities

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.

Prepare and maintain operations documentation, user guides and manuals and technical publications

Work with developers to produce quality documentation and training materials


 

 

Work on all phases of documentation

Understand basic concepts and write technical copy for various types of documents for a program/project of similar complexity

Prepare reports, responses, and briefings targeted to a wide range of audiences

Coordinate layout and design of documents

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

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

Produce technical documentation for Cryptologic programs or projects developing analytic tradecraft methodologies

Apply technical manual standard NSA DS-89 to work products

Qualifications

Qualifications:

Six (6) years experience as a TW in programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity is required. Bachelor’s degree in a technical discipline from an accredited college or university is required. Four (4) years of additional TW experience may be substituted for a bachelor’s degree.

 

Educational Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree in a technical discipline from an accredited college or university is required. Four (4) years of additional TW experience may be substituted for a bachelor’s degree.

JBM is an Affirmative Action Employer.         EOE/Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

 

To Apply:

Please visit the Careers section of our website, https://jobs-gojbm.icims.com/jobs/intro and submit your resume for consideration. Please provide a salary requirement or range.


J.B. Management, Inc. (JBM) is a veteran-owned business offering a broad array of services and products to both the Federal Government and commercial customers worldwide.  Known as both pioneers and practitioners, JBM provides our clients with Planning and Analysis, Training, Sustainment, Integration, Fielding, Software Development, and Systems Engineering support. We are JBM - Smart Solutions For Those We Serve

 

JBM offers a highly-competitive compensation and benefits package.  In 2012, JBM was named one of the "Best Places to Work in Virginia" by Virginia Business Magazine and Best Companies Group.  JBM is an EEO / Affirmative Action Employer

 

To apply for this career opportunity, visit our Career Center at http://www.gojbm.com/careers.php.  Please include a current resume and your salary requirements.  Thank you for your interest in employment with JBM.


 

Physical Demands and work environment:  The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

  • Physical demands: While performing duties of job, employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hand to finger, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear. Employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Work environment: The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
  • Office type environment with temperature control. May be exposed to chemicals related to office equipment. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. General office environment.

 

DISCLAIMER:
The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this position.

 

Education

Bachelors

Security Eligibility Type

TS/SSBI with FS Poly

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