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Technical Writer II

Annapolis Junction, MD 20701
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Defense

The Defense group supports the Department of Defense (DoD) mission to keep our homeland and its citizens safe. We provide solutions to improve the Nation's defense by providing software, systems engineering, IT, training and logistics and fleet management solutions.


Responsibilities

  • Assists in collecting and organizing information required for preparation of documents, training materials, guides, proposals, and reports
  • Provides technical edits to engineering documentation, software documentation, manuals, reports, or any other documents or presentations
  • Utilizes strong writing, editing, and communication skills to analyze and present complex information in a format that is easy to read and understand
  • Applies knowledge on cybersecurity subjects relating to the conduct of Technical Writing activities through governance and business practices
  • Works with staff to write cybersecurity policy documents on access control, incident reporting, identification and authentication, risk assessment, mission assurance, Concept of Operations (CONOP), etc.
  • Works under consultative direction toward predetermined goals and objectives
  • Contributes to the development of new Technical Writing principles and concepts
  • Analyzes existing and potential content and suggests enhancements to content and its presentation

  • Works with Cybersecurity and Cyberspace teams to obtain an in-depth understanding of scientific and technical information, documentation content, and requirements
  • Edits documents and presentations for content, relevance, clarity, persuasiveness, comprehensiveness, overall tone, and spelling/grammatical errors
  • Initiates action for providing Technical Writing support, analysis, and research into complex problems and processes relating to Cybersecurity and Cyberspace Operations
  • Develops highly complex technical topics that meet the objectives and goals for the intended audience
  • Works with teams to obtain an in-depth understanding of scientific and technical information, documentation content, and requirements
  • With no guidance, develops diagrams, charts, and graphs that increase the users understanding
  • Develops high-quality documentation with no guidance that is easy-to-understand, easy to use, meets applicable standards, and meets the objectives and goals for the intended audience

Qualifications

Labor Category Qualifications (REQUIRED):

  • Minimum six years of experience as a Technical Writer
  • Minimum of High School Diploma
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Robust analytical and problem-solving skills and excellent communications skills
  • Solid working knowledge in Microsoft Office and first-rate writing skills

Additional Capabilities Required:

  • Possesses a thorough understanding of cybersecurity related technical subject matter, documentation, and requirements
  • Develops high-quality documentation with no guidance that is easy-to-use and understand

Desired Capabilities:

  • Experience providing substantive updates and briefs orally and in writing to senior leadership concerning cybersecurity operations
  • Experience collaborating with developers, testers, and business analysts to develop and publish technical content
  • TS/SCI w/Polygraph

About Perspecta

What matters to our nation, is what matters to us. At Perspecta, everything we do, from conducting innovative research to cultivating strong relationships, supports one imperative: ensuring that your work succeeds. Our company was formed to bring a broad array of capabilities to all parts of the public sectorfrom investigative services and IT strategy to systems work and next-generation engineering.

Our promise is simple: never stop solving our nations most complex challenges. And with a workforce of approximately 14,000, more than 48 percent of which is cleared, we have been trusted to do just that, as a partner of choice across the entire sector.

Perspecta is anAA/EEOEmployer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.

As a government contractor, Perspecta abides by the following provision

Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of the other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractors legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).

Industry

  • Information Technology

Jobs Rated Reports for Technical Writer

Posted: 2020-10-19 Expires: 2020-11-19

With offerings in mission services, digital transformation and enterprise operations, our team of 14,000 engineers, analysts, investigators and architects work tirelessly to create innovative solutions. We have the expertise and experience not only to devise solutions, but to execute on them successfully.

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