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Top Secret Cleared Technical Writer (Information Technology)

The Contractor shall develop written information about computing systems that aid in their development, use, and support. Outputs include a range of documents such as technical specifications and operations manuals to be read and utilized by both technical and non-technical personnel across all departments.

The Technical Writer will be an active team player, working closely with the project manager, business analyst, software engineers, hardware engineers, network engineers, and other members of the project team. The Technical Writer is responsible for the documentation of technical processes and procedures, maintaining project documentation, and producing technical training materials.

Position requirements and duties of the Technical Writer (Information Technology)

  • The Contractor shall maintain records and files of work and revisions; make edits to documentation, standardize the documentation and/or make changes to material prepared by other writers or program personnel.
  • The contractor shall organize materials and complete writing assignments according to set standards regarding order, clarity, conciseness, style, and terminology.
  • The Contractor shall analyze IT project requirements to determine types of documents needed and listed in Section 14.0 (Engineering Documentation).
  • The Contractor shall collaborate with systems and development staff to collect and interpret technical information.
  • The Contractor shall plan, design, research, write, and edit a range of formal document work products, including technical specifications, data dictionaries, user guides, user manuals, training materials, user policy, and proposals for both print and electronic media.
  • The contractor shall liaise with printers, graphics, and content contributors to plan layout, graphical elements, and formatting of documents.
  • The Contractor shall obtain approvals for final documents to ensure they are usable and meet quality standards.
  • The Contractor shall contribute work plans, and other formal project deliverables relative to project initiatives.
  • The Contractor shall manage assigned daily project functions and client interactions to include feedback and changes from client interactions.

Experience/Education requirements for the Technical Writer (Information Technology)

Working knowledge of software development lifecycle. Strong Microsoft Office Suite application skills to include MS Visio, MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and SharePoint. Extensive writing skills regarding information technology systems and information technology architecture. Ability to peer review technical documents for grammar, content, and style of writing. Ability to make IT presentations to all levels of audiences. This position shall be filled with individuals that have a minimum of bachelor’s degree preferred, IT background preferred, and 4 + years of technical writing experience required.

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to remain in a stationary position 50%

For all positions requiring access to technology/software source code that is subject to export control laws, employment with the company is contingent on either verifying U.S.-person status or obtaining any necessary license. The applicant will be required to answer certain questions for export control purposes, and that information will be reviewed by compliance personnel to ensure compliance with federal law. ManTech may choose not to apply for a license for such individuals whose access to export-controlled technology or software source code may require authorization and may decline to proceed with an applicant on that basis alone.

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