Technical Writer

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Advertising/Marketing/Public Relations



TekSynap, a “Fast 50” technology company in the Washington DC area that offers technology solutions to federal, state and local government agencies. We offer our full-time employees a competitive benefits package to include health, dental, vision, 401K, life insurance, short-term and long-term disability plans, vacation time and holidays.

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We are seeking a Technical Writer to join our proposal supporting Defense Logistics Agency Cybersecurity Policy and Oversight Support Services.

This task order will provide services to acquire cybersecurity support to assist in accomplishment of the enterprise execution of DLA information system authorization process, the accomplishment of the enterprise continuous monitoring support, the development and refinement of DLA cybersecurity policy, and overall task order project management. The government requires assistance with process support, analysis support, coordination support, and security documentation support.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Under general supervision, edits and rewrites documents for grammatical, syntactical, and usage errors, spelling, punctuation, and adherence to standards.
  • Proofreads documentation and graphics for accuracy and adherence to original content; provides quality control checking for documents received from photocopying and word processing; assembles Master copies, including graphics, appendices, table of contents, and title pages; assists in scheduling printing, and copying.
  • Assists in document tracking and logging, and consults with technical staff to determine format, contents, and the organization of technical reports and proposals.
  • Assists in collecting and organizing information required for preparation of user's manuals, training materials, installation guides, proposals, and reports. Edits functional descriptions, system specifications, user's manuals, special reports, or any other customer deliverables and documents.
  • REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Five (5) years of relevant Technical Writing experience
  • Must possess a DOD Secret Clearance, and be eligible for an IT-II upon assignment
  • Must possess certification meeting the DOD 8570.01 IAM level III
  • COMPETENCIES

  • Establish Focus
  • Change Management
  • Develop Others
  • Oral Communication
  • Written Communication
  • Interpersonal Awareness
  • Build Relationships
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Conceptual Thinking
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Technical Expertise
  • Initiative
  • Foster Innovation
  • Results Oriented
  • Teamwork
  • Customer Service
  • WORK ENVIRONMENT AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS

    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Location: Fort Belvoir, VA
  • Type of environment: Office
  • Noise level: (Low, Medium, High)
  • Work schedule: Schedule is day shift Monday – Friday. May be requested to work evenings and weekends to meet program and contract needs.
  • Amount of Travel: Less than 10%
  • PHYSICAL DEMANDS

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to handle, feel, touch; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear. The employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is regularly required to lift up to 10 pounds. The employee is frequently required to lift up to 25 pounds; and up to 50 pounds. The vision requirements include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

    WORK AUTHORIZATION/SECURITY CLEARANCE

    US Citizen

    Secret Clearance

    OTHER DUTIES

    Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

    EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

    In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions will be based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. TekSynap does not discriminate against any person because of race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law (referred to as “protected status”). This nondiscrimination policy extends to all terms, conditions, and privileges of employment as well as the use of all company facilities, participation in all company-sponsored activities, and all employment actions such as promotions, compensation, benefits, and termination of employment.


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