Technical Writer (Telecommute)

Location: McLean, VA
Date Posted: 08-24-2018
Technical Writer (Telecommute)
DC Metro Area
Position is 100% remote/telework, but must live in the DC Metro area.
  • Write technical and process documentation for various audiences, including but not limited to CDRL reports, Software Design Documents, Requirements, Deployment Plans, RCAs, Policies, Procedures and Work Instructions.
  • Collaborate with development team to write essential internal documentation that builds shared understanding.
  • Learn complex technical information and communicate it in a readable, concise, and accurate manner to both technical and non- technical persons.
  • Coordinate shared content and deliverables with other writers.
  • Bachelor’s degree and six years of related experience. Four (4) additional years of experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.
  • Experience researching and writing excellent documentation and examples for senior system administrators, business analysts, and/or developers
  • Experience with MS Office to include Visio and Project
  • Ability to manage multiple, competing priorities in a fast-paced, constantly changing environment
  • Proven working experience in technical writing of software documentation
  • Ability to quickly grasp complex technical concepts and make them easily understandable in text and pictures
  • Basic familiarity with the SDLC and software development
  • Ability to communicate IT, networking, and security concepts to personnel at all levels of experience and responsibility
  • Speaks and writes fluent, grammatically correct English
  • Strong oral and written communication skills across all levels
  • Self-starter and problem solver
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Public Trust Clearance
  • Must live in the DC/NOVA area
Additional Desired Skills:
  • Strong time management and multitasking skills; attention to detail
  • Experience working with multiple high priority tasks simultaneously
  • Comfortable documenting and defining system details
  • Senior level documentation and reporting skills
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