ActioNet has an upcoming opportunity for a Technical Writer requiring a Final Secret clearance located in Vienna, VA/Ft Meade, MD. ActioNet is an IT service provider and solutions integrator headquartered in Vienna, VA that works with the Federal Government and Department of Defense.
As part of ActioNet's Defense Programs Business Unit, the Candidate will be part of a multi-disciplinary matrixed team that is actively defining, eliciting, and documenting requirements, system design, test cases, and business processes while providing technical expertise and support for Information Technology Systems supporting a very large Federal program.
What is in it for you?
The selected candidate will become a key part of a dynamic Agile team with a mission to design, build, test, field, operate, maintain, and secure a federal-wide information technology (IT) service used by and supporting all federal civilians, military members, and government contractors.
As a member of an established and fast growing company, you will be provided with excellent training opportunities, job experience, and unlimited potential to advance.
You will receive a comprehensive benefits package that includes:
Professional training reimbursement
...and much, much more!
Duties and Responsibilities
Perform Quality Assurance (QA) reviews of project documentation and artifacts
Ensure documents are accurate, complete, meet editorial and government specifications, and adhere to standards for quality, format, and style
Provide feedback to others on revisions needed in a tactful and diplomatic manner
Review project artifacts and documents for writing structure, clarity, and template observance
As applicable, create graphics, diagrams and charts that increase the readers' understanding and work to clarify complex concepts
Analyze target audience and determine appropriate level of detail
Track document progress and revisions and provide status reports to the Project Manager
Ensure that style guidelines are followed across a project
Identify opportunities for improved performance, increased effectiveness and efficiency
Assist with the creation and adherence to the team's best practices, templates, and style guidelines for all projects
Minimum 2 years of technical writing experience in a position requiring the development of structured written materials and visual aids within or supporting an IT program or project
Associate's Degree or higher in a related discipline (e.g. Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Math, Engineering, Finance) or equivalent.
Ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing
Ability to write, edit, and prepare graphic presentations of technical information
Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project and Visio
Experience in organizing information in a way that is appropriate for technical explanations without losing sight of the needs and aptitude of the audience
Have expert level skills with Microsoft Word
Excellent research, writing and communication skills
An expert in English language and grammar
Must be a U.S. citizen and possess a Final Secret clearance
Experience with IT Federal contracting
Experience providing professional IT consultative services
Ability to prioritize and work on multiple assignments simultaneously
Self-disciplined and have a positive attitude
Excellent time management and presentation skills
ActioNet is an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.