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Mid-Level Technical Writer

Company: ECS Federal, LLC
Location: Columbia
Posted on: September 25, 2022

Job Description:

ECS is seeking a Mid-Level Technical Writer to work in our Columbia, MD office.Job Description: Job Title: Mid-Level Technical Writer Project Location: Remote and/or Hybrid/Onsite / Columbia Gateway Center Columbia, Maryland Clearance: Final Secret / IT-II requiredECS is seeking a Mid-Level Technical Writer, with a Full Secret - IT-II clearance, in the Columbia, Maryland, area. The technical writer will work closely with (including, but not limited to) the development and administrative teams/team members to create, edit, revise, and maintain project-related technical documents. Advanced skills using Microsoft Office and Adobe document editing tools is required. Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Security/Certification Requirements:Final Secret IT-II.Essential Functions and Responsibilities:Provide editorial advice and guidance regarding DOC, NOAA standards and policies.Format new documents and assist in researching/verifying facts and content.Ensure edits are complete and deadlines are met.Exercise excellent interpersonal skills in meeting with authors, senior reviewers, and subject matter experts.Support continuous improvement through critical thinking.Confer with program managers and/or development teams to prioritize needs, resolve conflicts, develop content criteria, or choose solutions.Independently work on routine assignments.Required Skills:US Citizen.Bachelor's Degree of Arts or Science.Must have a current Secret or Interim Secret level DoD Clearance.At least five (5) years of experience in a technical writing capacity including (but not limited to) supporting software development teams and customer requirements to produce formatted deliverable documents. Thorough understanding of English grammar and technical publishing best practices.Advanced MS Word skills and proficiency with other Microsoft Office and Adobe products.Research experience and/or ability to navigate Code of Federal Regulations and Department of Defense Instructions.Exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail.Experience editing technical or analytical documents.Strong editing skills, including knowledge of copy editing.Ability to examine workflows, be in collaborative environment, and be a problem solver.Adaptable to rapidly changing environments and processes.Desired Skills:Bachelor's degree in English, Communications, or Journalism.Familiarity with Microsoft Teams, Onedrive, and Sharepoint as well as associated apps and file types.A proven track record of successfully delivering succinct and easily understandable documents under tight deadlines.Prior experience with software development and related technical teams/personnel and/or information technology projects.Ability to quickly grasp complex technical concepts and make them easily understandable in text and graphics/images.ECS is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, citizenship, disability, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. ECS promotes affirmative action for minorities, women, disabled persons, and veterans.ECS is a leading mid-sized provider of technology services to the United States Federal Government. We are focused on people, values and purpose. Every day, our 3000+ employees focus on providing their technical talent to support the Federal Agencies and Departments of the US Government to serve, protect and defend the American People.

Keywords: ECS Federal, LLC, Baltimore , Mid-Level Technical Writer, IT / Software / Systems , Columbia, Maryland

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