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2 Nov 2012

Full-Time Lead Technical Writer /Editor (Springfield, VA)

BAE Systems – Posted by TechWhirl Springfield, Virginia, United States

Job Description

Job Number: 385133
Location: Springfield, VA
Category: Information Technology
Security Clearance Status: Active
Security Clearance Type: Top Secret/SCI
Job Level: Regular
Travel Required: 0%
Shift: 1st
US Citizenship Required: Yes
Posting Date: 10/18/2012
BAE is seeking a Technical Writer /Editor to support the quality assurance of a program involved in the testing and integration of software applications and systems. The candidate will support the document process ensuring successful completion of the document review and approval cycle. Candidate writes, rewrites and/or edits technical documents such as test reports, test plans, templates, technical procedures, user manuals, standard operating procedures, and related technical publications to communicate clearly and effectively to a wide range of audiences. Candidate will organize and maintain quality records and perform other assigned tasks related to quality assurance program. Conducts quality review of test documentation.

Required Education:
11+ Years with HS or 7+ Years with AA or 5+ Years with BS or 2+ Years with MS or 0+ Years with PhD
Required Skills:
At least 5 years experience in a full-time technical editor/writer role. Candidate must have experience working with and creating document templates; reviewing and editing technical documents (e.g. test reports and plans), checklists, and other testing artifacts. Excellent written and oral communication skills is a must. Candidate must be self-motivated with the ability to work independently as well as part of a team. Proficiency using basic Microsoft Office tools.
Preferred Skills:
Experience working in a software/system testing organization and familiarity with CMMI and ITIL is a plus.

BAE Systems is a premier global defense and security company with approximately 100,000 employees delivering a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support and services.
Information Solutions, based in Reston, Virginia, is among the 10 largest IT providers to the U.S. government, serving most of the federal defense and civilian marketplace. It provides network-centric command, control, computing, and intelligence (C3I) solutions; wideband networking radio systems; information systems for the U.S. intelligence community; geospatial information services; and information technology services. Leveraging its knowledge of signals and data derived from signals, Information Solutions has attained a market-leading position in advanced information technology research, intelligence analysis and production, and geospatial exploitation software.

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Job Categories: Technical Editing and Technical Writer. Job Types: Full-Time.

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