Technical Writer

US-MD-Ft. Meade
2 months ago(11/13/2017 9:33 AM)
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# Positions
Experience (Years)
Document Publication and Administrative Support


Technical Writer


  • Provides customer with technical writing support necessary to create and maintain system documentation as well as other supporting documentation such as presentations, blogs, training manuals, processes and procedures, guides, meeting minutes, etc.


*All Candidates must have a TS/SCI clearance with a Full Scope Polygraph


Basic Qualifications: 

  • A minimum of 2 years of technical writing experience documenting complex electronic equipment and systems. 
  • A minimum of 1 year experience in effectively formatting technical publications to include writing, editing, illustration, interpretations, and depth of coverage.
  • Writing Skills:
    • Write in a clear, concise and complete manner
    • Proficiency in basic grammar skills (grammar, punctuation, spelling, usage)
    • Be able to convey information for appropriate audience
  • Editing Skills:
    • Formal Writing Style
  • Technical Skills:
    • Engineering comprehension, understand subject matter
    • Knowledge of government documentation standards
    • Basic understanding of government classification rules
    • Research technical information
  • Tool Skills:
    • Computer savvy
    • Proficiency in MS Word, PowerPoint and Visio
    • Ability to take screen shots off system user interfaces
  • Interviewing and Listening Skills:
    • Ability to know how to ask the questions to get needed answers
    • Need to know the best approach to SMEs, willing to reach out
    • Strong listening skills to capture the necessary information and to know which follow-up questions need to be answered
  • Design Skills:
    • Develop graphics
  • Illustration skills:
    • Formatting skills, layout and design of document
    • Organizational skills, consolidating information
  • Personal Skills:
    • Willing to accept feedback, constructive criticism
    • Work independently
    • Detailed oriented
    • Motivated and ambitious

WOOD is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer; all qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or veteran status.



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