Document Control Specialist / Tech Writer

Agile, Analysis, Development, Graphics, Libraries, Materials, PMP, Research, Scrum, SDLC, Technical Writer, Writer
C2H Independent, Contract Independent, Contract W2, Contract Corp-To-Corp, C2H W2, C2H Corp-To-Corp
Work from home not available Travel not required

Job Description


Overview





Every day at Perspecta, we enable hundreds of thousands of people to take on our nation-s most important work. We-re a company founded on a diverse set of capabilities and skills, bound together by a single promise: we never stop solving our nation-s most complex challenges. Our team of engineers, analysts, developers, investigators, integrators and architects work tirelessly to create innovative solutions. We continually push ourselves-to respond, to adapt, to go further. To look ahead to the changing landscape and develop new and innovative ways to serve our customers.




Perspecta works with U.S. government customers in defense, intelligence, civilian, health care, and state and local markets. Our high-caliber employees are rewarded in many ways-not only through competitive salaries and benefits packages, but the opportunity to create a meaningful impact in jobs and on projects that matter.




Perspecta-s talented and robust workforce-14,000 strong-stands ready to welcome you to the team. Let-s make an impact together.


Perspecta is an AA/EEO Employer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories

Responsibilities







Joint Engineering Teams - Sustainment (JETS) will provide USCIS with Agile development and maintenance capability to sustain their IT systems. JETS will supply Agile development teams to participate in IT maintenance efforts, to include activities necessary for sustaining previously developed systems and applications using Lean processes. The Contractor will be part of an ecosystem participating with federal employees and other contractors in a team-based scaled Agile approach to deliver mission value frequently, cost-effectively, responsively, and with high quality.




The Documentation Specialist (DS) is the technical writer between the customer, business analysts and application developers to enable the team to design, develop, enhance and implement software solutions for the JETS program. The DS works on an agile team to research, test, build, and coordinate the conversion and/or integration of new products based on client requirements. The DS is responsible for contributing to an agile process through story development and responses to ad-hoc customer priorities. The DS participates in the development of software user manuals and technical reports and applies agile practices, including portfolio planning, retrospectives and backlog grooming.



Responsibilities:
  • Gathers, analyzes, translates and composes technical information into clear, readable documents to be used by technical and non-technical personnel.
  • Composes technical documents including, user's manuals, training materials, installation guides, proposals, and reports.
  • Conducts research and ensures the use of proper technical terminology.
  • Acquires subject knowledge by interviewing product developers, observing performance of production methods, researching technical specifications
  • Translates complex data into user-friendly documents, such as user stories, CONOPs, or analysis documents to communicate clearly and effectively technical specifications and instructions to a wide range of audiences.
  • Oversees preparation of illustrative materials, selecting drawings, sketches, diagrams and charts.
  • Selects or recommends use of layouts, graphics, drawings, tables, exhibits, illustrations, charts, or storyboards to amplify or clarify publications objectives Manages quality control of documentation.
  • Develops cataloging systems, and maintains records, files, electronic media and archiving of information for publications.
  • Assists in technical or business presentations to the business or customer.
  • Provides agile best practices, including story grooming, RPR reviews, and retrospectives
  • Updates Sharepoint site with technical documentation and presentations, creates new libraries or pages as needed

Qualifications






Required Qualifications:


BS/BA degree or 1+ year of relevant technical experience


Experience with Microsoft Office


Excellent communication skills



Desired Qualifications:


BS in Engineering or other technical discipline preferred


Experience with Agile Methodology (Kanban, Scrum)


One or more industry certification (INCOSE, PMP, ITIL)


Familiarity with SDLC


Experience with Sharepoint


Familiarity with software implementation, such as GitHub, JIRA


Experience with DHS, specifically USCIS


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Dice Id : 10166753
Position Id : 7173_54284
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