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Technical Writer

Ashburn, VA 20147 | Fully Remote

Employment Type: Contract Category: Technical Writing / Training / Curriculum Job Number: 25515 Pay Rate: 50.00

Job Description

Technical Writer
Location: Ashburn, VA
Position Type: Contract
Hourly / Salary: BOE
Residency Status: US Citizen or Green Card Holder ONLY

Our client is seeking a full-time Technical Writer to join their team!

Job Description:
  • Responsible for researching, writing, editing, and verifying high-quality technical documents.
  • Work directly with management, technical, and project staff to develop project and customer-facing documentation that meets customer requirements and user needs.
  • This includes performing administrative, formatting, editing, and project management activities from project assignment through document completion.

  • Researches, writes, rewrites and verifies high quality technical documents.
  • Displays excellent grammar, spelling, syntax, and punctuation skills.
  • Creates new or updates existing technical documentation in accordance with established corporate and/or project-specific standards.
  • Provides documentation project management. Tracks and reports progress of projects from inception through production
  • Works with technical and project staff in developing documentation suitable for customer presentation.
  • Participates in team meetings and collaborates with all subject-matter experts.
  • Contributes to the establishment of improved documentation processes and deliverables.
  • Researches and analyzes system requirements and designs information products to meet those needs.
  • Acquires an overall knowledge of the product(s) and is responsible for documenting, and an understanding of how they relate to the entire product solution.
  • Ability to conduct a gap analysis against a Requirements Conformance Matrix

  • 5+ years' experience in technical writing, editing, or proposal-related experience.
  • Bachelor's degree (B.A.) from four-year College or university in English, Communications, Engineering, or equivalent combination of formal education and job-related experience.
  • Demonstrated excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability to communicate information and ideas verbally and in writing and communicate across various levels of management.
  • Excellent Microsoft Word skills, including strong familiarity with the Styles, Paragraph, and References functions.
  • Demonstrated proficiency using computer applications such as Microsoft Office Suite, Acrobat, and source control software.
  • Writing experience within a software environment is preferred.
  • Capacity to work both independently and in a team.
  • Skill in researching, organizing, and presenting technical information.
  • Ability to adapt to a rapidly changing environment, to meet deadlines, and to effectively collaborate with peers within the organization.
  • Experience in instructional design and creative writing is a plus.
  • Writing portfolio will be requested at interview.
  • Experience in design documentation, testing, training, and quality assurance
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently with minimal direction.
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