TECHNICAL WRITER VI in Vienna, VA at Volt

Date Posted: 6/23/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Contingent
  • Location:
    Vienna, VA
  • Duration:
    20 weeks
  • Date Posted:
    6/23/2018
  • Job ID:
    116448
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
  • Phone
    919-782-7440

Job Description

Volt is looking for brilliant Technical Writers to help support documentation of technical systems, standard operating procedures, processes and deliverables for one of our clients in Vienna, VA. Your technical system administration and business intelligence background will enable you to work in close partnership with engineering and technical support teams. You must thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.

To succeed in this role, you must be a fearless generalist with a strong technical background. You will document, broadly and deeply, technical systems, internal procedures, and other deliverables as needed as well as support documentation for Assessment and Authorizations and Audits.

 Responsibilities:

  • Work with internal teams to obtain an in-depth understanding of the systems / processes / procedure and the documentation requirements
  • Write technical and process documentation for various audiences, including but not limited to manuals/procedures (system, end-user, training), white papers, design specifications, test plans, business correspondence, etc.
  • Collaborate with development team to write essential internal documentation that builds shared understanding
  • Learn complex technical information and communicate it in a readable, concise, and accurate manner to both technical and non-technical persons.
  • Coordinate shared content and deliverables with other writers

Required Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in Systems Engineering, business, or related fields plus five (5) years of related experience;
  • Masters and three (3) years or more experience ; 

Required Qualifications:

  • Speaks and writes fluent, grammatically correct English
  • 3+ years of researching and writing excellent documentation and examples for senior system administrators, business analysts, and/or developers
  • Ability to manage multiple, competing priorities in a fast-paced, constantly changing environment
  • Strong oral and written communication skills across all levels
  • Self-starter and problem solver
  • Proven working experience in technical writing of software documentation
  • Ability to quickly grasp complex technical concepts and make them easily understandable in text and pictures
  • Basic familiarity with the SDLC and software development
  • Ability to communicate IT, networking, and security concepts to personnel at all levels of experience and responsibility

Preferred/Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience with  technical tasks including software development, code configuration and management, UNIX/Linux/Windows system administration tasks, asset management, security, networking, and distributed server environments
  • Experience with SQL, data analytics, and business intelligence tools
  • Understanding of FISMA and NIST standards; Assessment and Authorization skills a plus.
  • Master’s degree in Systems Engineering, business, or related fields.
  • Experience in developing technical solutions
  • Working knowledge of  enterprise architecture

Additional Skills:

  • Strong time management and multitasking skills; attention to detail
  • Experience working with multiple high priority tasks simultaneously
  • Comfortable documenting and defining system details
  • Senior level documentation and reporting skills
  • Experience as a government contractor

Clearance Requirement:

  • Ability to obtain a Public Trust Clearance (High)

This is a contingent/temporary position offered through Volt Workforce Solutions. Volt offers competitive compensation, the chance to work with some of the world’s leading companies, and a staff committed to helping you take the next step on your career path.

To learn more about Volt, please visit: http://www.volt.com and to see more of our job postings, please visit: http://jobs.volt.com

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer.