13955: Technical Writer
Location: Virginia, Alexandria
At Commonwealth Technologies, Inc. (CTI), our technical staff is challenged to develop unique customized solutions that seamlessly blend technology and tradecraft. We value integrity, imagination and hands-on creativity and recruit talent with diverse backgrounds who bring a broad spectrum of technical experience to our team. We expect that you will apply your skills and shape this position based on your strengths and interests. Even though our parent company MacB is a large business, CTI preserves our small company feel and our staff has the time to focus on their work while maintaining the big-picture perspective. Beyond our competitive salary and benefits structure, our employees earn a sense of accomplishment by making meaningful contributions to our nationâ€™s security priorities. With some of the most comprehensive fabrication assets in Northern Virginia including a full in-house machine shop, composite fabrication, finishing and electronics assembly capabilities, your ideas and contributions will quickly lead to fieldable hardware. By joining the CTI team, your technical writing skills will help solve our customerâ€™s most challenging problems and build upon the industry-leading reputation weâ€™ve developed over nearly 5 decades.
In this position, your responsibilities will include:
Gather, analyze, translate, and compose technical information into clear, readable documents to be used by technical and non-technical personnel.
Compose technical documents including User's Manuals, Training Materials, Installation Guides, Proposals, and Reports.
Edit Functional Descriptions, System Specifications, Userâ€™s Manuals, Special Reports, or any other customer deliverables and documents.
Conduct research and ensure the use of proper technical terminology.
Proficient in MS Office suite and experience using SharePoint
Experience with graphic design and design software (e.g. Adobe InDesign or Photoshop)
Bachelor's Degree or higher.
Five (5) or more years of relevant experience.
Secret clearance or higher.
Must have U.S. Citizenship.
For more than 37 years, MacAulay-Brown, Inc. (MacB) has been solving some of the Nationâ€™s most complex National Security challenges. Defense, Intelligence Community, Special Operations Forces, Homeland Security and Federal agencies rely on our advanced engineering services, cyber security, and product solutions to meet the challenges of an ever-changing world. Join MacB where you will work with a team of highly experienced professionals in the areas of Intelligence, Cybersecurity, Research Development Test and Evaluation, Information Operations, fabrication, IT solutions, Logistics and Acquisition Management. MacB has won multiple workplace awards, offers generous salaries and benefits, and has outstanding growth opportunities.
We recruit, employ, train, compensate, and promote without regard to race, color, age, gender, ancestry, marital status, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, present or past history of mental disability, genetic information or any other classification protected by state or federal law.