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Senior Technical Writer

In this position, you are a Senior Technical Writer responsible to manage information, generate content, edit content, and prepare final production of very high-quality artifacts. The technical writer must possess exceptional technical writing skills and have exceptional organizational abilities in order to take complex information from subject matter experts and translate into a format understandable by the end-users. You will work in a customer-facing role in a dynamic team environment with multiple touchpoints interfacing with many stakeholders.

Functions and Responsibilities:

The successful candidate will be responsible for all aspects of technical writing including the editing of documents and related support such as information management.  Specific responsibilities include: 

  • Support general technical writing duties (e.g. meeting minutes, action items, agendas, reports, meeting materials, standard operating procedures, policies, guidance documents, and other technical deliverables)

  • Support the editing of briefing materials

  • Edits existing and new documentation to assure accuracy, clarity, and conformance to the latest standards and guidelines;

  • Perform data management to maintain a repository of information that is easily accessible and searchable

  • Collaborate with subject matter experts, research information on the Internet and review older documents as references to generate new content

  • Write and edit technical documents/manuals/brochures that aligns with the writing style and expectations of the client and intended audience

Qualifications, Skills, & Experience:

  • Education:  Minimum of high school diploma but prefer Bachelor’s degree in marketing, business or technical discipline
  • Experience: At least 5 years of technical writing experience
  • Cloud computing or similar Information Technology experience is a plus
  • Strong track record and experience as a technical writer in the federal space supporting IT projects
  • Translate technical concepts into language appropriate for the intended audience
  • Synthesize work from other team members and partners and drive consensus among key stakeholders
  • Use standard office tools (e.g. PowerPoint, Visio, Words, Excel, etc.) to produce visually appealing and concise documents and diagrams for the intended audiences
  • Candidate must conduct himself/herself in a professional manner
  • Excellent communication, analytical and technical writing skills are required
  • Be able to multi-task and support many projects
  • Self-starter who can work independently and meet deadlines.  Willingness to deliver continuous value to the client

Clearance:

  • U.S. Citizenship is preferred but green card holder is acceptable but must pass a background investigation for Public Trust
  • Must be willing to undergo a background investigation

Work Location: Prefer local to Northern Virginia but remote work is acceptable

Benefits:

  • Medical, Dental & Vision coverage
  • Life Insurance
  • Short, Long Term Disability Insurance
  • PTO & Federal Holidays Off
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Access to state-of-the-art gymnasium (at TechTrend HQ)
  • Premium coffee bar (at TechTrend HQ)
 
 

TechTrend, Inc. is a Small Business providing IT products and services to both the government and commercial markets. We were founded in 2003 and continue to evolve as a leading provider of enterprise-wide services and technology solutions. TechTrend is a noted and trusted partner to our clients who seek our knowledge and guidance for their most critical and complex IT projects. TechTrend’s mission is to provide comprehensive, enterprise-wide IT solutions to our clients’ complex challenges. We serve as a liaison for positive organizational change by forming relationships and building bridges across functions, gaining buy-in from both leaders and end-users, and removing barriers to mission success. Our established processes ensure quality delivery of results by maximizing efficiency, productivity, and client satisfaction enterprise wide.

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