Technical Writer

BAE Systems Plc Annapolis Junction , MD 20701

Posted 7 days ago

Job Description 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. Creates code documentation for software; produces implementation guides and end-user guides for capabilities; provides field, data definition, and data flow documentation and formats technical publications from pamphlets, technical drawings, and consultations with technical personnel and other available resources.

Required Education, Experience, & Skills Candidates shall possess the following experience:

  • Assist in preparing and maintaining operations documentation, user guides and manuals and technical publications (U) Understand basic concepts (to include basic grammar concepts), responsible for writing technical copy for various types of documents (U) Gather technical information, prepares written text (U) Maintain a current internal documentation library

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

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

  • Work with developers to produce quality documentation and training materials (U) Work on all phases of documentation

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

  • Prepare reports, responses, and briefings targeted to a wide range of audiences (U) Coordinate layout and design of documents

  • 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

  • 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

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

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

Qualifications:

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

About BAE Systems Intelligence & Security BAE Systems, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems plc, an international defense, aerospace and security company which delivers a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support services. Improving the future and protecting lives is an ambitious mission, but it's what we do at BAE Systems. Working here means using your passion and ingenuity where it counts - defending national security with breakthrough technology, superior products, and intelligence solutions. As you develop the latest technology and defend national security, you will continually hone your skills on a team-making a big impact on a global scale. At BAE Systems, you'll find a rewarding career that truly makes a difference. Intelligence & Security (I&S), based in McLean, Virginia, designs and delivers advanced defense, intelligence, and security solutions that support the important missions of our customers. Our pride and dedication shows in everything we do-from intelligence analysis, cyber operations and IT expertise to systems development, systems integration, and operations and maintenance services. Knowing that our work enables the U.S. military and government to recognize, manage and defeat threats inspires us to push ourselves and our technologies to new levels. At BAE Systems, we celebrate the array of skills, experiences, and perspectives our employees bring to the table. For us, differences are a source of strength. We're laser-focused on high performance, and we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where all employees can innovate and thrive. Here, you will not only build your career, but you will also enjoy work-life balance, uncover new experiences, and collaborate with passionate colleagues.


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