• Technical Writer

    ABBTECH Professional Resources, Inc.Annapolis Junction, MD 20701

    Job #1316894484

  • Job Description+ 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.RequirementsRequired:+ Six years technical writing experience in programs and contracts of a similar scope, type, and complexity within the Federal Government.+ Under general direction, responsible for writing technical copy for various types of documents for a program/project of similar complexity.+ Applies concepts for technical writing based on engineering drawings, technical information from engineering documentation, consultations with engineers and subject matter experts, and other available sources.+ Produces defense acquisition documentation, user manuals, training manuals, and other documentation utilized by the end-user community of DoD electronic equipment and systems.+ Interprets engineering and maintenance drawings, operational procedures and to understand and blend large quantities of computer related information.+ Researches highly technical subject matter, organizes information from multiple sources, and expresses technical information in written form that is comprehensible to a wide audience of readers.+ Produces technical documentation for Cryptologic programs or projects developing analytic tradecraft methodologies.+ Applies technical manual standard NSA DS-89 to work products.+ Understands basic concepts, responsible for writing technical copy for various types of documents for a program/project of similar complexity.+ Responsible for preparing and maintaining operations documentation, user guides and manuals and technical publications.+ Responsible for preparing reports, responses, and briefings targeted to a wide range of audiences.+ Works with developers to produce quality documentation and training materials.+ Coordinates layout and design of documents.+ Works on all phases of documentation.+ Understands basic concepts (to include basic grammar concepts), responsible for writing technical copy for various types of documents.+ Assists in preparing and maintaining operations documentation, user guides and manual and technical publications.+ Gathers technical information, prepares written text.+ May maintain a current internal documentation library.+ Uses multiple word processing and presentation tools such as MS Word, PowerPoint, and Visio, etc.

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