KEYW Corporation

  • Technical Writer

    Job Locations 2 weeks ago(2 weeks ago)
    ID
    2018-17963
    # of Openings
    1
    Posted Date
    Systems Engineering
    Default: Location : Location
    US-MD-Fort Meade
    Job Locations
    US-MD-Fort Meade
  • Responsibilities

    Under general direction, responsible for writing technical copy for various types of documents for a program/project of similar complexity
    Applies concepts for technical writing based on engineering drawings, technical information from engineering documentation, consultations with engineers and subject matter experts, and other available sources
    Understands basic concepts, responsible for writing technical copy for various types of documents for a program/project of similar complexity
    Responsible for preparing and maintaining operations documentation, user guides and manuals and technical publications
    Responsible for preparing reports, responses, and briefings targeted to a wide range of audiences 
    Works with developers to produce quality documentation and training materials
    Understands basic concepts (to include basic grammar concepts), responsible for writing technical copy for various types of documents
    Assists in preparing and maintaining operations documentation, user guides and manual and technical publications
    Gathers technical information, prepares written text
    Uses multiple word processing and presentation tools such as MS Word, PowerPoint, and Visio, etc.

    Qualifications

    • Minimum 6 years of experience as a Technical Writer
    • Must be able to perform technical editing of version control documents and related documents from developers and technical staff.
    • Experience in SharePoint is desirable.
    • Bachelor’s degree in a technical discipline from an accredited college or university is required.  Four (4) years of additional technical writing experience may be substituted for a bachelor’s degree.

    About the Organization

    KeyW is a pure-play national security solutions provider for the Intelligence, Cyber and Counterterrorism Communities' toughest challenges. We support the collection, processing, analysis and dissemination of information across the full spectrum of their missions. We employ and challenge more than 2,000 of the most talented professionals in the industry with solving such complex problems as preventing cyber threats, transforming data into intelligence and combating global terrorism.

     

    KeyW, together with its direct and indirect subsidiaries, encourages and actively supports a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and commits to provide equal opportunity to each individual, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, national origin or ancestry, marital status, veteran status, disability or any other classifications protected by Federal, State or local law. In fact, we foster an environment that promotes diversity, balance and fun—because we believe in the importance of having a workplace as unique as the challenges we solve.

    Clearance

    Positions require a Top Secret security clearance, based on current background investigation (SBI), as well as the favorable completion of polygraph.  Clearance and polygraph processing will be completed by the U.S. Government.

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