IT Technical Writer
TASC - Fort Belvoir, VA

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The Senior Technical Writer is filled by an individual skilled in the area of IT technical writing and reporting. This position supports a Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT) organization protecting the network security of tens of thousands of users. The work site is located in Springfield, VA. Candidate must be a U.S. Citizen and possess a TS/SCI clearance.

The Senior Technical Writer is a member of the CERT Administration Group (AG). The primary focus of the AG is to support management and assist with the daily activities of running a CERT. The Senior Technical Writer is responsible for: Editing, writing, and/or rewrites technical articles, publications, presentations, and other materials to communicate clearly and effectively research findings, technical developments, and other news and information to a wide range of external audiences. Interprets and administers documentation/ communication policies and procedures. Advises writers and researchers in matters of style, syntax, and usage to improve the general quality and effectiveness of communications. Exercises quality control over documents intended for external distribution. May participate in copy clearance process.

The Senior Technical Writer regularly contributes to the development of new concepts, techniques, and standards. Considered expert in field within the organization.

Qualities/Additional info: Senior Technical Writer should be a proven team player with excellent oral and written communications skills, and a fine attention to detail. He/she should also be a self-starter, capable of working on projects independently, if required. Effective oral and written communications skills are a must, in order to present strategy, scripting output and status information to the client in both formal and informal review settings. Frequent interaction with government client is required. Occasional local travel. Occasional weekend hours (< 5%) to support implementations & upgrades. Infrequent (< 5%) long distance travel.

Required Skills

Required Skills:
Candidate must be a U.S. Citizen and possess a TS/SCI clearance.

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Information Systems.

Minimum six years of relevant professional experience is considered equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree.

Minimum six years IT experience.

Must have least three years experience in the role of Technical Writer.

Must be familiar with: Microsoft Office & Project.

Required Experience

Desired Skills:
Experience with business process reengineering, capability maturity model, change management, or process improvement.

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