Sr. Technical Writer

Perspecta Inc. Honolulu , HI 96812

Posted 1 week ago

Business Group Highlights

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

Perspecta is seeking to fill a critical role for a Sr Technical Writer for our Ft Shafter, Hawaii office. In this role the contractor will be responsible for some of the following:

  • Writes, rewrites and/or edits technical documents such as technical procedure manuals, user manuals, programming manuals, service manuals, operational specifications, and related technical publications

  • Acquires subject knowledge by interviewing product developers, observing performance of production methods, referring to technical specifications, blueprints, engineering illustrations, and trade journals.

  • Oversees preparation of illustrative materials, selecting drawings, sketches, diagrams and charts.

  • Conducts quality review of materials.

  • Translates complex data into user-friendly text for print and electronic publications, such as technical journals, user and training manuals, government proposals, websites and podcasts.

  • Gathers information through research, statistical reports and interviews with technical staff.

  • Develops cataloging systems, and maintains records, files, electronic media and archiving of information for publications.

  • Assists in preparing material for technical seminars and business forums.

  • May be called upon to assist in technical or business presentations in such meetings as business or customer needs require.

  • Selects or recommends use of layouts, graphics, drawings, tables, exhibits, illustrations, charts, or storyboards to amplify or clarify publications objectives.

Qualifications

Required:

  • Active Secret Clearance
  • 5+ years of Technical Writing experience
  • 5+ years of translating complex data into user-friendly text for print and electronic publications
  • 5+ years of preparing material for technical seminars and business forums experience

Preferred:

  • Demonstrated ability to work both independently and collaboratively with a team

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate with team lead to prioritize tasks

  • Well-rounded working knowledge of IT concepts and best practices

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 sector-from investigative services and IT strategy to systems work and next-generation engineering.

Our promise is simple: never stop solving our nation's 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 an AA/EEO Employer - 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 contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).

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