The ideal candidate should be an experienced, fast-learning, organized, and productive technical editor/writer who has familiarity with Agile Scrum and technical delivery support. This position is responsible for ensuring that all assigned work activities are performed in a timely and cost-effective manner while maintaining the highest quality of performance.
Editing, and producing a variety of technical project documentation, reports, brochures, manuals and training material documentation for a wide range of uses, coordinating the display of graphics and the production of the material.
Ensuring documentation content is of high quality and conforms to project standards.
Ensuring effective document and file management across the project; managing project team documentation repository.
Experience with document structure and logic flow, as well as writing for non-technical audiences.
Experience relating to engineering and maintenance drawings and/or operational procedures to include the knowledge and ability to interpret, absorb, and synthesize large quantities of computer system and application-related information.
Excellent written and oral communications skills; must be able to interface effectively with SMEs and managers of all levels.
Ability to work as a member of an active Scrum team editing documentation in parallel with software code development with frequent refactoring and tuning of artifacts.
Ability to research and organize complex work steps in a concise and discernible manner.
Ability to manage multiple, potentially conflicting, assignments, while ensuring technical accuracy, adherence to documentation standards, and a timely delivery of all work products.
Develop new and refine existing technical writing processes to enhance quality and productivity.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
5+ years of demonstrated technical writing experience
Expert in Microsoft Word, including template design
Experience with Adobe Acrobat Pro, Adobe FrameMaker or InDesign, and Adobe Photoshop
Knowledge of document and repository management practices, including using SharePoint, Team Foundation Server, or similar tools
Strong attention to detail and collaboration skills
Ability to interface with various disciplines and personalities, as well as work independently
Strong contextual understanding of technical terminology
Active Secret clearance (required), Interim is acceptable.
College degree (B.A.; B.S.) in a related discipline.
Experience with desktop publishing, automated work processing and other digital information technology applications; particularly electronic publishing.
Understanding of all elements of the software development life cycle, including planning, development, requirements management, CM, quality assurance, and release management
Experience editing technical documentation in an Agile Scrum environment.
Ability to apply advanced principles, theories, and concepts, and contribute to the development of innovative principles and ideas.
Experience working on unusually complicated problems and providing solutions that are highly creative and ingenious, exhibiting ingenuity, creativity, and resourcefulness.