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.
The Level 1 Technical Writer (TW) shall possess the following capabilities:
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
Security: Required – Current/active TS/SCI with full scope polygraph.
Two (2) years experience as a TW in programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity is required. Associate’s degree in a technical discipline from an accredited college or university is required. Two (2) years of additional TW experience may be substituted for an Associate’s degree