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Technical Editor in Annapolis Junction at General Dynamics Information Technology

Date Posted: 3/1/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

o Responsible for the preparation, review, revision, and maintenance of technical documents including software and systems engineering, system operations, testing, and user documentation
o Writes and edits technical documentation for all of the project’s hardware and software to include installation, configuration and how-to documentation
o Creates code documentation for software; produces implementation guides and end-user guides for capabilities; provides field, data definition, and data flow documentation and formats technical publications from pamphlets, technical drawings, and consultations with technical personnel and other available resources

Job Requirements

2+

o Skills and Tasks. Complex - develops new concepts and processes. Analyzes root causes and resolves issues. Supports more junior level technicians and specialists in their activities. Can perform all tasks of lower level technicians or specialists.
o Leadership/Management. Works individually, actively participates on integrated teams, and may also lead a task, project or team.
o Guidance. Requires guidance and direction from more senior level technicians, specialists, and managers only when dealing with new, uncertain situations. Provides guidance to lower level technicians and specialists.
o Training and Certifications. DoD 8570 compliance or information assurance certification commensurate with technical objectives and services required within the task order. Applicable software or hardware training and certifications commensurate with the technical objectives, services required, and IT environment specified within the task order.
o Capabilities and additional Requirements. In addition to Standard Characteristics of Labor Category, write technical copy for various types of documents for a program/project of similar complexity. Apply concepts for technical writing based on engineering drawings, technical information from engineering documentation, consultations with engineers and subject matter experts, and other available sources. Produce defense acquisition documentation, user manuals, training manuals, and other documentation utilized by the end-user community of DoD electronic equipment and systems. Interpret engineering and maintenance drawings, operational procedures to understand and blend large quantities of computer related information. Research highly technical subject matter, organize information from multiples sources, and express technical information in written form that is comprehensible to a wide audience of readers.
o Education and Experience.
 HS/GED + 8 years
 Associates Degree + 6 years
 Bachelor’s Degree + 4 years
 Master’s Degree + 2 years
 PhD + 0 years

For more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology has served as a trusted provider of information technology, systems engineering, training and professional services to customers across federal, state, and local governments, and in the commercial sector. Over 40,000 GDIT professionals deliver enterprise solutions, manage mission-critical IT programs and provide mission support services worldwide. GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.



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