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SME Technical Writer/Trainer

Company name
Bering Straits Native Corporation

Suitland, MD, United States

Employment Type

It, Writing, Training

Posted on
Jun 23, 2020

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SME Technical Writer/Trainer

services needed to support the testing of systems and applications that will support the Decennial Census 2018 End to End Test. 

The candidate must have experience in designing, developing and maintaining technical documentation, as well as delivery of on-the-job training as necessary.  The candidate will be responsible developing documentation and specifications for software systems, procedures and training materials, facilitating training for system users, and providing on-the-job training. 


The Essential Duties and Responsibilities are intended to present a descriptive list of the range of duties performed for this position, and are


intended to reflect all duties performed within the job. Other duties may be assigned.

Document Development Lifecycle







Structured software development methodologies (waterfall and agile)


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to satisfactorily perform each essential duty. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Required (Minimum) Qualifications

Bachelors’ Degree in Education, Journalism, English, Liberal Arts or appropriate related discipline

Five (5) years’ experience in related field

Strong analytical, technical, and problem solving skills

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Ability to work well with others in a team environment and also able to function independently

Ability to multi-task and meet established deadlines for multiple projects simultaneously and work in a high pressure production environment

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Document Development Life Cycle (DDLC) 

Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) (waterfall and agile)

Designing and developing technical documentation for software and non-software systems 

Building interactive eLearning courses and storylines

Using eLearning software and authoring tools (e.g., Adobe Captivate, Advanced PowerPoint, Articulate, etc.) 


Defining objectives and curriculum outlines

Developing technical documentation for technical writing for technical and non-technical users.

Reviewing pertinent documentation (e.g., user stories, requirements, specifications, etc.) concerning the subject and topics to be documented

Analyzing documented requirements, developing supporting documentation and eliciting feedback from the subject matter experts, and the target audience from which the documentation is written

Developing specifications

Analyzing and interpreting specifications from which technical documentation will be written

Developing technical procedures to support operational processing activities.

Create or modify plans and procedures to create technical documentation, taking into consideration the requirements, intended use of the system, facility constraints and equipment, and need to involve system users.

Developing and modifying procedural manuals.

Developing training materials and reference guides.

Conducting training 

Editing and proofreading 

Writing logical instructions

Writing clearly, concisely and precisely

Developing, gathering and disseminating technical information to stakeholders

Assimilating and conveying technical materials in a concise and effective manner

Working in high pressure production environment

Using standard office software packages (e.g., Excel, Word, Access etc.)   


Instructional design, instructional technology, instructional learning sciences, educational technology, preferred


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Must maintain a constant state of mental alertness at all times. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Essential and marginal functions may require maintaining physical condition necessary for bending, stooping, sitting, walking or standing for prolonged periods of time; most of time is spent sitting in a comfortable position with frequent opportunity to move about.


Work Environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be borne by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. 

Job is performed in an office setting with exposure to computer screens and requires extensive use of a computer, keyboard, mouse and multi-line telephone system. The work described herein is primarily a modern office setting. Occasional travel may be required.


No supervisory responsibilities.


As a condition of employment, may be required to pass a pre-employment drug screening, as well as have acceptable reference and background check results to obtain access to military base. Must have reliable transportation to/from work a necessity and must be able to obtain access to military installations.

Shareholder Preference.

 BSNC gives hiring, promotion, training and retention preference to BSNC shareholders, shareholder descendants and shareholder spouses who meet the minimum qualifications for the job.

Bering Straits Native Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/ AA/ Male/ Female/ Disability/ Vets employer.

We participate in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program. We are a drug free workplace.

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