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Technical Writer/Editor

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Cepeda Systems & Software Analysis Huntsville , AL 35801

Posted 3 months ago

Technical Writer/Editor

Looking for a great career opportunity at a CMMI award-winning organization? We have a 100% customer satisfaction rating and offer competitive benefits. Apply Today!

Cepeda Systems and Software Analysis, Inc. (CSSA) provides software engineering, systems engineering, and process improvement services for our customers. CSSA has achieved a rating of Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI) Level 2 for Services and CMMI Level 3 for Development. We have a 100% customer satisfaction rating and have won numerous awards at the local and national level. We treat one another with respect, foster collaboration while maintaining individual accountability, value multiple perspectives and diverse expertise, and encourage new ideas that surface throughout the organization. CSSA offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package.

Position Summary:

Cepeda Systems and Software Analysis, Inc. has an immediate opening for a Technical Writer/Editor to work on the Objective Simulation Framework (OSF). OSF is the primary Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS) simulation framework used by the Missile Defense Agency.

Technical Writer responsibilities include:

  • Creates, develops, plans, writes and edits operational, instructional, maintenance or test procedures for paper, multimedia or web-based publication.

  • Conducts interviews with various users and technical staff to gather data for documentation.

  • Researches and translates technical information into manuals and/or web-based documents for nontechnical and technical users.

  • May document engineering processes and specifications.

  • Recommends formats responsive to technical and customer requirements.

  • Produces products that conform to the company documentation and quality assurance standards.

Technical Editor responsibilities include:

  • Edits, rewrites and authenticates technical user manuals, application papers, product descriptions, data sheets and specification books.

  • Receives text from technical staff and rewrites documentation in a clear and concise style.

  • Improves editorial and visual standards for documents and recommends new designs, layouts and procedures as needed.

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in English or Journalism or a degree in a recognized field of engineering which includes extensive courses/experience in technical writing.

Experience Required:

  • The candidate must have a minimum of 7 years of demonstrated experience.


  • Proven experience working in a technical writing position

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Able to write in explanatory and procedural styles for multiple audiences

  • Skilled at prioritization and multi-tasking

U.S. Citizenship is required

Must possess an active Secret Security Clearance

CSSA is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Technical Writer/Editor

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Cepeda Systems & Software Analysis