Electronic Consulting Services, Inc.
Stafford, VA, United States
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REQUIREMENTS: Minimum Active DoD Secret Clearance US Citizenship
ECS has an opportunity for a Technical Writer supporting a Department of Defense (DoD) customer within its Mission Systems division in Stafford, Va. In this role, you will play an important part of a dynamic project team supporting end-user documentation and other programmatic deliverables.
In this role, you will provide the following support:
Develop and update end user materials, including user manuals, online help, quick start guides, Web-based Training modules, and standard operating procedures (SOPs)
Analyze and communicate complex technical processes in a series of simple, repeatable steps
Explain technical concepts in language (and graphics) that will be clear to non-technical end users
Adhere to internal standards and conventions, style guides, and client expectations, with an eye for continuous improvement
Proofread, edit, and communicate technical information and convert material from technical personnel into useable terms
Corroborate with multiple team members (both off-site and remote)
Understand the role of Technical Writing within the full Software Development Life Cycle (e.g., Rational Unified Process [RUP] or comparable discipline)
Manage multiple overlapping deadlines and proactively resolve schedule conflicts
Work both independently and as part of a team, as-needed
Bachelor’s degree in English, Journalism, or related field of study
Active DoD Secret Clearance
3-5 years of experience, at minimum, in a DoD or Federal Government environment (Navy or U.S. Marine Corps experience preferred)
3-5 years of experience, at minimum, in previous technical writing job or role
Ability to write clearly and concisely, eliminate wordiness and repetition, choose clear and precise words, and avoid generalizations and jargon
Ability to implement Marine Corps and DoD documentation standards, to include Microsoft Manual of Style (MMOS) and any applicable Government standards, as well as review documentation for grammar, sentence form, and structure
Experience writing, editing, and producing technical documents, related to software development and network operations projects, to deliver quality products
Strong command of Microsoft Office (version 2013 or later), including Word, PowerPoint, Publisher, Excel, and Visio
Strong command of Adobe Technical Communication Suite (version 2015 or later) tools, including Framemaker, Robohelp, Captivate, and Acrobat DC
Experience or familiarity with Techsmith Snagit (version 11 or later), or related screen capture and recording software
Experience with Microsoft Visual Studio (2015 or later) and Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Strong communication skills (both written and verbal) to effectively coordinate with subject matter experts, project team members and stakeholders, and management at all levels
ECS provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable Federal, state and local laws. ECS also maintains a drug-free workplace.
ECS is a leading mid-sized provider of technology services to the United States Federal Government. We are focused on people, values and purpose. Every day, our 2300 employees focus on providing their technical talent to support the Federal Agencies and Departments of the US Government to serve, protect and defend the American People.
Electronic Consulting Services, Inc.
Website : http://www.ecs-federal.com
Founded in 1993 and headquartered in Fairfax VA, Electronic Consulting Services, Inc. (ECS) is a two hundred person IT professional services firm with over $22 million in annual revenue, and one of the fastest growing Small Businesses in the United States. ECS is a large small business with offices around the country, a robust corporate infrastructure. Founded by experienced information technology professionals, the management team prides themselves on providing quality services and support, client-focused business practices, client satisfaction, prudent cost management and reliable performance