• Senior Technical Writer

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    Senior Technical Writer

    Category: Business Consulting, Strategy and Digital Transformation

    City: Fairfax, VA or Annapolis Junction, MD or Arlington, VA, Virginia, United States

    Position ID: J0319-0619

    Employment Type: Full Time

    Position Description:

    Join CGI's dynamic team charged with developing and modernizing the IT systems for a Federal agency that helps make affordable housing a reality for millions of Americans. Bring your talent to a brand new opportunity to help the federal government modernize a suite of applications in the mortgage backed securities market.

    As a Senior Technical Writer, you will be responsible for creating technical documents and manuals, explaining complex information in a clear and concise manner, and working with developers and data scientists to ensure accuracy of document content. This intermediate level position is a great way to support a vital Federal mission and join CGI, a premier systems integrator and application development firm.

    Your future duties and responsibilities:

    With guidance from the Project Manager and in collaboration with team members, the successful candidate will be responsible for:

    • Developing outlines and drafts for review and approval by technical specialists and project management

    • Ensuring that final documents meet applicable contract requirements and regulations

    • Researching and gathering technical and background information for inclusion in project documentation and deliverables

    • Consulting relevant information sources, including library resources, technical and financial documents, and client and project personnel, to obtain background information, and verify pertinent guidelines and regulations governing project deliverables

    • Maintaining a comprehensive list of acronyms to be used in documentation, analyzing documents to maintain continuity of style and content and ensure contractual compliance

    • Providing specialized expertise in the design and layout of graphical user interfaces, particularly, screen layouts and functionality for client-server applications (e.g. Microsoft Windows presentation screens)

    • Conducting studies, testing and evaluation of screen prototypes for functionality, ease of use, efficiency, and accuracy. Generates, manipulates, and integrates graphic images, animations, sound, text and video generated with automated tools into consolidated and seamless multimedia programs

    Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

    This is an intermediate level position with 3 years of relevant technical experience required. Successful candidates will possess:

    • Excellent verbal and written communications skills

    • Superior writing skills and grammar expertise

    • Ability to write in a variety of styles and convey technical and business content to technical and non-technical audiences

    • Familiarity with the mortgage-backed securitization industry and terminology

    • Time management and organizational skills

    • Strong attention to detail

    • Ability to tackle challenging work independently or in a team environment

    • Ability to learn and adapt quickly

    Desired qualifications

    • Bachelor's Degree



    • Analytical Thinking

    • Business Acumen

    • Communication (Oral/Written)

    • Detail-oriented

    • Leadership

    • Technical Writing

    What you can expect from us:

    Build your career with us.

    It is an extraordinary time to be in business. As digital transformation continues to accelerate, CGI is at the center of this change-supporting our clients' digital journeys and offering our professionals exciting career opportunities.

    At CGI, our success comes from the talent and commitment of our professionals. As one team, we share the challenges and rewards that come from growing our company, which reinforces our culture of ownership. All of our professionals benefit from the value we collectively create.

    Be part of building one of the largest independent technology and business services firms in the world.

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    CGI is an equal opportunity employer.

    Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, ethnicity, ancestry, color, sex, religion, creed, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability, medical condition, military and veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation or perceived sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, and gender expression, familial status, political affiliation, genetic information, or any other legally protected status or characteristics.

    CGI provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need an accommodation to apply for a job in the U.S., please email the CGI U.S. Employment Compliance mailbox at ~~~ . You will need to reference the requisition number of the position in which you are interested. Your message will be routed to the appropriate recruiter who will assist you. Please note, this email address is only to be used for those individuals who need an accommodation to apply for a job. Emails for any other reason or those that do not include a requisition number will not be returned .

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    All CGI offers of employment in the U.S. are contingent upon the ability to successfully complete a background investigation. Background investigation components can vary dependent upon specific assignment and/or level of US government security clearance held.

    CGI will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with CGI's legal duty to furnish information.

    Updated 06/10/2019