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Level II Technical Writer in Ft Meade at General Dynamics Information Technology

Date Posted: 5/16/2018

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Job Description

Writes technical copy for various operation and maintenance manuals and prepares related technical documentation.

1. Researches and compiles technical data for use in various operation and maintenance manuals, training materials, installation guides, and other technical documentation.

2. Obtains data from review of documentation, drawings, schematics, and reports, interviews with technical staff, and the study of published material.

3. Prepares written text and coordinates layout and organization of materials according to prepared outlines and specifications.

4. Proofreads material prepared by other technical writers.

5. May provides guidance and work leadership to less-experienced technical writers.

6. Maintains current knowledge of relevant technologies as assigned.

7. Participates in special projects as required.

Contract requires:

• Assists in collecting and organizing information required for preparation of documents, training materials, guides, proposals, and reports
• Provides technical edits to engineering documentation, software documentation, manuals, reports, or any other documents or presentations
• Utilizes strong writing, editing, and communication skills to analyze and present complex information in a format that is easy to read and understand

• Works with teams to obtain an in-depth understanding of scientific and technical information, documentation content, and requirements
• With no guidance, develops diagrams, charts, and graphs that increase the user’s understanding
• Develops high-quality documentation with no guidance that is easy-to-understand, easy to use, meets applicable standards, and meets the objectives and goals for the intended audience

Job Requirements

3-5 YEARS OF RELATED EXPERIENCE PREPARING TECHNICAL DOCUMENTATION.

Contract requires:
• Minimum six years of experience as a Technical Writer
• Strong attention to detail and organizational skills. Excellent communications skills.
• Strong working knowledge in Microsoft Office and excellent writing skills.

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As a trusted systems integrator for more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology provides information technology (IT), systems engineering, professional services and simulation and training to customers in the defense, federal civilian government, health, homeland security, intelligence, state and local government and commercial sectors.With approximately 32,000 professionals worldwide, the company delivers IT enterprise solutions, manages large-scale, mission-critical IT programs and provides mission support services.GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.



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