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14 Oct 2013

Full-Time Senior Technical Writer (Dulles, VA)

Technica Corporation – Posted by TechWhirl Sterling, Virginia, United States

Job Description

Clearance Level: Clearable

Years of Experience: 8

Education: Bachelor’s Degree

Travel Requirements: No Travel


Position Description 

We are seeking a Senior Technical Writer who will be a core part of the company’s communications effort from a technical perspective.  They will be responsible for writing and editing technical product documentation and related technical publications to communicate clear and effective technical specifications to a wide range of audiences.   As this role is responsible for the development of technology-heavy communications, the individual in this position should possess a technical background or knowledge in one or more of the following subject areas: Big Data, Software Development, Cloud, Virtualization, and IT Enterprise Architectures.


Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Translate technical information into clear, readable documents to be used by technical and non-technical personnel
  • Translate technical capabilities of our solutions into high-impact materials that clearly communicate our products
  • Experience shaping and adhering to quality standards and documentation guidelines (CMMI preferred)
  • Gather, Analyze, and Compose technical information
  • Develop and manage product collateral including datasheets, whitepapers, case studies, and technical documentation
  • Meet with and Interview subject matter experts and technical staff to collect information, prepare written text, and coordinate layout and material organization
  • Review, critique and edit documentation including design documents, programmer notes and system overviews


Knowledge, Skills & Ability Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s or higher degree a plus
  • Minimum 8-10 years of related experience in a technical role, or journalism or communications in a technical field
  • Knowledge of SOA
  • Experience in skillfully organizing and executing strategic communications in a highly technical subject area
  • Must have strong organizational and project management skills and excellent writing and editing skills
  • Knowledge and understanding of application of Big Data analytics highly desired


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.


Equal Employment Opportunity

It is Technica’s policy to affirmatively support Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) for all qualified individuals without regard to color, gender, religion, creed, national origin, age, race, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. This policy covers all aspects of the employment relationship including recruiting, hiring, compensation, assignment, promotion, transfer, training, working conditions, employment longevity, retirement, employee benefits and termination.

Technica’s EEO philosophy promotes equal employment opportunity throughout the organization. Any form of unlawful employee harassment based on the above mentioned characteristics is prohibited.  EOE M/F/D/V

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

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