Position: Technical Writer


Job type: 

CONTRACT-TO-HIRE, DIRECT HIRE

Location: 

WASHINGTON, DC

Start Date: 

DEC 19, 2018

Benefits: 

HEALTHCARE, 401K

DESCRIPTION

Technical Writer – Junior, Mid, and Senior-level positions available  

This role will join a team of communications professionals to develop subject matter expertise within the federal IT space. You will create documents in both technical and layman languages, concisely translating complex ideas into easily digestible information. You will also provide leadership for a communication team serving a government client, while evaluating effectiveness of communication strategies.

  

 RESPONSIBILITY:

  • Design, develop, and write accurate IT communication deliverables (Standard Operating Procedures (SOP), Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), etc.) in both technical and user-friendly languages

  • Draft responses, performance mgmt. documents, briefings, policy drafts, marketing products and technical documents, white papers, design specification, project plans, requirement documents, and others

  • Analyze communication program plan for accuracy, consistency, and adherence to industry standards and best practices 

  • Engage with and understand the client and evaluate the big picture to develop actionable communications strategies

  • Participate in business development opportunities 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 2-3 years of technical writing experience (Junior) 

  • 6 years of technical writing experience (Mid) 

  • 8-12 years of technical writing experience (Senior) 

  • Confident communicator and presenter

  • Knowledge of APA standards with strong editing, proofreading, and writing skills 

  • Superior organization, planning, and project management skills 

  • Strong understanding of current industry trends

  • Ability to communicate complex information succinctly and effectively, in both technical and user-friendly languages

  • Self-motivated, driven to deliver against client timelines 

  • Clearance Required: Active Secret security clearance and DHS Suitability 

  

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelors or Advanced Degree in Communications, Marketing, PR, English, or Business  


To inquire or apply, please use the following contact form or call:

Erin Walsh, Recruiter

(630) 777-6335

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