Technical Writer

Location: College Park, MD
Date Posted: 09-27-2018
Technical Writer
Place of Performance:  College Park, MD
Salary Based on Experience
Period of Performance: One year plus three option years

General Requirements: An Associate degree in English, Literature, or other related discipline. With at least six (6) years of specialized experience, a degree is not required. Satellite hardware, systems, and data knowledge a plus.

Function Responsibilities:
  1. Interprets scientists’ notes and ideas and translates them into layman’s terms for documentation/communication.
  2. Review and update publications.
  3. Researches, writes and edits materials for related manuals, briefs, proposals, instructional material, catalogs, technical publications and reports.
  4. Obtains data from independent observation, reviews with staff members, and studies of published materials and existing documentation.
  5. Interfaces with users, specialist, analysts, programmers, and other appropriate individuals to obtain background business, technical information, methods and standards.
  6. Revises text and recommends changes in scope, format, and content to ensure conformance with established standards.
  7. May edit, standardize, or make changes to material prepared by other writers.
  8. Performs final quality assurance on all materials.
 
Must be willing to submit to background investigation
Please submit your résumé in MS Word format when responding
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Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status
 
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