Technical Writer

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Advertising/Marketing/Public Relations

Job Description
BAE Systems is building a team of Technical Writers to author, rework and/or edit technical documents such as technical procedure manuals, user/service manuals, programming manuals, operational specifications, and related technical publications to communicate clearly and effectively technical specs and instructions to a wide range of audiences in the Intelligence Community. Our team of writers will acquire subject knowledge by interviewing engineers, developers, observing installation and operations, referring to technical specifications, engineering illustrations, and other sources.

Attends Project Kick-Off and Technical Status Meetings, prepares minutes, and provides to PM for review. Provides final edit of Monthly Status Report, Project and Quality Management Plans, as well as Transition-In/Out Plans before provision to Government by PM. Collaborates with Task Order Management Administrator/Developer to draft user guide and frequently asked questions document.

Work Locations for this opportunity are located primarily in Sterling VA and Joint Base Anacostia Bolling. However, other work locations are available in Reston VA, Charlottesville VA, Doral Florida and other CONUS and OCONUS. We're hiring multiple candidates for this position, ranging in skill levels from Junior to Subject Matter Expert.

Required Skills and Education
  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • 0-3 years | 4-8 years | 9-12 years |13+ years of related experience.
  • Active TS clearance.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills (must submit writing sample).
  • Excellent critical thinking skills.
  • Strong MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and SharePoint skills.
  • Conduct final reviews of text, graphics and other formats.
  • Ability to conduct research and perform simple queries for relevant databases, produce publications in accordance to standards.
  • Strong experience writing clear and concise reports and conducting research and experience with the report review process.

  • Preferred Skills and Education
  • Experience supporting the missions of analysts in the Defense Intelligence Agency or Combatant Commands.

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