Technical Writer in Fort Meade, MD at Parsons

Date Posted: 1/13/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Are you a Technical Writer with experience in Enterprise level systems seeking opportunities to do your part on a national level? Parsons is a leader in the world of Engineering, Technical Services, Electronic Security Systems, and Cyber Security.  We provide complex, solution-oriented services for the defense, intelligence, security, and space markets. Our purpose is to Deliver a Better World. We do this with digitally enabled defense, security, and infrastructure solutions. We have an immediate need for a Technical Writer with the right multi-disciplinary experience to help us build our team and deliver timely results to our customers. Will you meet the challenge and help us?

Project:

Our team provides, maintains, and operates an Enterprise level Information Technology system. This system provides the environment for access control and intrusion detection software, and the associated physical, electronic, and technical security elements which make up the Access Control System / Facility Intrusion Detection System (ACS/FIDS). In addition to the ACS/FIDS, our project includes configuration management, test and evaluation, hardware and software lifecycle management, and program documentation.  Specific to the Technical Writer role:

Requirements:  

  • Applicants selected for employment may be subject to a federal background investigation and may need to meet additional eligibility requirements for access to classified information or materials.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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 multiples 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 standards as specified by customer to work products

Qualifications:

  • Have Six (6) years of experience in programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity
  • Have a Bachelor’s degree in a technical discipline from an accredited college or university is required. Four (4) years of additional technical writing experience may be substituted for a bachelor’s degree.

Ready for action? We’re looking for the kind of people who see this opportunity and don’t hesitate to act. Parsons is a leader in the world of technical services. We hire people with a broad set of technical skills who have proven experience tackling some of the greatest challenges. Take your next step and apply today.
 

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Ready for action? We’re looking for the kind of people who see this opportunity and don’t hesitate to act. Parsons is a leader in the world of Technical Services and Engineering. We hire people with a broad set of technical skills who have proven experience tackling some of the greatest challenges. Take your next step and apply today.