CAS-MD-AB-13:002: Technical Writer
Wyle - Aberdeen, MD

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Responsible for the publication of technical content in updated Electronic Technical Manuals (ETMs). The candidate will be responsible for authoring, modifying, and reviewing a document change database for editorial content and assigning workload elements to subordinate writers. Review web-based documents for non-technical and technical content using MS Word, Browser or Acrobat software. The candidate will author customer verification plans for technical manuals and provide inputs to a metrics database to track progress and performance. Wyle CAS Group is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. M/F/D/V

Job Requirements / Skills / Experience:
  • Local to the VA/MD/DC Metro area
  • 3-5 yrs post-college experience in technical writing
  • 3-5 yrs experience in the technical publication development process
  • Knowledge of XML Schema, conversion methods
  • Experience with MIL-STD-40051-2 requirements and applications
  • Excellent verbal/written communication
  • Recognize training gaps in writer teams then partner with management to resolve
  • Provide direction and mentoring to subordinate technical writers
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
  • In depth knowledge of military equipment and/or electronic concepts
  • Must be US citizen, be able to pass drug test and obtain US Government Secret Security clearance or have an active DoD Secret security clearance
Candidate must be eligible for a security clearance which requires US citizenship.

Highly Desired Skills/Experience:
Looking for candidates with a minimum of 3 - 5 years’ experience in the following:
  • Microsoft Office 2003 / 2007 to include Access database operation
  • Experience with Adobe Photoshop / Acrobat Pro / Adobe Illustrator
  • 1-3 yrs experience with XML Schemas and DTDs
  • Prior experience with U.S. Communication and Electronic systems such as radios, encryption devices, telephones
  • Prior experience with troubleshooting, maintenance, and PMS procedures for US Military systems and subsystems

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