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Senior Technical Writer in Hanover, MD at ManTech

Date Posted: 6/29/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Group:



MCIS

Clearance Level Needed:



TS/SCI

Shift:



Day

Category:



Publications & Graphic Arts





Entering ManTech&s 50th year, we hold the distinct honor of being named a “Top 100 Global Technology Company” by Thomson Reuters. We have earned this and many other accolades over the years for our dedication to serving the missions of our nation&s most important customers: U.S. Intelligence, Defense and Federal Civilian agencies. All know us as a trusted partner offering best-in-class solutions in cyber, data collection & analytics, enterprise IT, and systems and software engineering tailored to meet their specific requirements.

Become an integral part of a diverse team in the Mission, Cyber and Intelligence Solutions (MCIS) Group. Currently, ManTech is seeking a motivated, mission oriented Senior Technical Writer, in the Hanover, Maryland area, with strong Customer relationships. At ManTech, you will help protect our national security while working on innovative projects that offer opportunities for advancement.

The NSS Division provides cyber solutions to a wide range of Defense and Intelligence Community customers. This division consists of a team of technical leaders that deliver advanced technical solutions to government organizations. Our customers have high standards, are technically adept, and use our products daily to support their mission of protecting national security. Our contributions to our customer&s success is driving our growth.


Company Overview:

ManTech International Corporation is a leading contributor to our nation&s most important missions. We have assembled a team with some of the most talented technical professionals in the Intelligence Community, Federal Government, and Military Services. These engineers are passionate, innovative, and creative – and they change how we, as a country, fight and defend on a new battlefield. Our Cyber Solutions Business Unit is elite, possessing some of the best engineering minds in the world engaged in tackling our nation&s most critical and complex problems. We are looking for exceptional engineers to join our team. Are you up for the challenge?

Position Overview:

As the Technical Writer, you will work and be responsible for the preparation, review, revision, and maintenance of technical documents including software and systems engineering, system operations, testing, and user documentation. Writes and edits technical documentation for all of the project&s hardware and software to include installation, configuration, and how-to documentation, including policies and procedures. Produces implementation guides and end-user guides describing capabilities, and formats technical publications, pamphlets, technical drawings, flowcharts, etc. to specified standards. Consults with technical personnel and other available resources to obtain the necessary information.

SharePoint user experience is desired; SharePoint site management experience a plus


Required Skills:

• Understand basic concepts (to include basic grammar concepts), responsible for writing technical copy for various types of documents

• Assist in preparing and maintaining operations documentation, user guides and manuals and technical publications

• Gather technical information, prepares written text

• Maintain a current internal documentation library

• Use multiple word processing and presentation tools such as MS Word, PowerPoint, and Visio etc.

• Understand basic concepts and write technical copy for various types of documents for a program/project of similar complexity

• Prepare and maintain operations documentation, user guides and manuals and technical publications

• Prepare reports, responses, and briefings targeted to a wide range of audiences

• Work with developers to produce quality documentation and training materials

• Coordinate layout and design of documents

• Work on all phases of documentation

• Under general direction, write technical copy for various types of documents for a program/project of similar complexity

• Apply concepts for technical writing based on engineering drawings, technical information from engineering documentation, consultations with engineers and subject matter experts, and other available sources

• Produce defense acquisition documentation, user manuals, training manuals, and other documentation utilized by the end-user community of DoD electronic equipment and systems

• Interpret engineering and maintenance drawings, operational procedures to understand and blend large quantities of computer related information

• Research highly technical subject matter, organizes information from multiples sources, and express technical information in written form that is comprehensible to a wide audience of readers

• Produce technical documentation for Cryptologic programs or projects developing analytic tradecraft methodologies

• Apply technical manual standard NSA DS-89 to work products




Job Requirements

Six (6) years experience as a TW in programs and contracts of similar scope,
type, and complexity is required. Bachelor's degree in a technical discipline
from an accredited college or university is required. Four (4) years of
additional TW experience may be substituted for a bachelor's degree.