Technical Writer

  • Posted 36 days ago | Updated 10 hours ago

Overview

Remote
USD 65,000.00 - 70,000.00 per year
Full Time

Skills

Time management
Decision-making
Multitasking
Recruiting
Documentation
Software development
Specification
Publications
Interviewing
Sketch
Data
Training
Research
Media
Archiving
Presentations
Communication
Agile
DevOps
Security clearance

Job Details

Overview

GovCIO is currently hiring for Technical Writer to support the Readiness & Employment Service contract for the VA. This position will be a fully position.

Responsibilities

Writes, rewrites and/or edits technical documents such as technical procedure manuals, user manuals, programming manuals, service manuals, operational specifications, and related technical publications to communicate clearly and effectively technical specifications and instructions to a wide range of audiences. Acquires subject knowledge by interviewing product developers, observing performance of production methods, referring to technical specifications, blueprints, engineering illustrations, and trade journals. Oversees preparation of illustrative materials, selecting drawings, sketches, diagrams and charts. Conducts quality review of materials.
  • Translates complex data into user-friendly text for print and electronic publications, such as technical journals, user and training manuals, government proposals, websites and podcasts.
  • Gathers information through research, statistical reports and interviews with technical staff.
  • Develops cataloging systems, and maintains records, files, electronic media and archiving of information for publications.
  • Assists in preparing material for technical seminars and business forums. May be called upon to assist in technical or business presentations in such meetings as business or customer needs require.
  • Selects or recommends use of layouts, graphics, drawings, tables, exhibits, illustrations, charts, or storyboards to amplify or clarify publications objectives.


Qualifications

Required Skills and Experience
  • Bachelor's with 2 - 5 years (or commensurate experience)
    • Years of Experienced Required: 2+
  • ship Ability to attain Public Suitability (active suitability is a plus)
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Good decision-making and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to multi-task and prioritize work
  • Understanding of Agile and DevOps framework (desired)


Preferred Skills and Experience
  • Clearance Required: Ability to obtain and maintain a Suitability/Public Trust clearance


Company Overview

GovCIO is a team of transformers--people who are passionate about transforming government IT. Every day, we make a positive impact by delivering innovative IT services and solutions that improve how government agencies operate and serve our citizens.

But we can't do it alone. We need great people to help us do great things - for our customers, our culture, and our ability to attract other great people. We are changing the face of government IT and building a workforce that fuels this mission. Are you ready to be a transformer?

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. EOE, including disability/vets.

Posted Pay Range

The posted pay range, if referenced, reflects the range expected for this position at the commencement of employment, however, base pay offered may vary depending on multiple individualized factors, including market location, job-related knowledge, skills, education, experience, and internal equity. The total compensation package for this position may also include other compensation elements, to be discussed during the hiring process. If hired, employee will be in an "at-will position" and the GovCIO reserves the right to modify base salary (as well as any other discretionary payment or compensation program) at any time, including for reasons related to individual performance, GovCIO or individual department/team performance, and market factors.

Posted Salary Range

USD $65,000.00 - USD $70,000.00 /Yr.

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