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23 Sep 2013

Full-Time Tech Writer/Documentation Specialist (Mclean, VA)

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

Job Description

Job Number: 394853
Location: Mclean, VA
Category: Information Technology
Security Clearance Status: Active
Security Clearance Type: TS/SCI with Polygraph
Experience Level: College
Travel Required: 0%
Shift: 1st
US Citizenship Required: Yes
Posting Date: 07/02/2013
The Tech Writer will gather, analyze, and compose technical information. Conducts research and ensures the use of proper technical terminology. Translates technical information into clear, readable documents to be used by technical and non-technical personnel. Supports the development of all types of documents and reports by developing and updating graphics presentations to improve the quality and enhance the usability of these documents. Responsible for integrating the graphics generated with automated tools and the deliverable

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 Experience: 
Required Skills: 
Individual is acknowledged as a SME within the occupation and/or specific skill. Generally someone that is certified with the specific language, system, or technology required. SMEs shall be capable of mentoring or training other team members and sharing their expertise within and across contracts, organizational boundaries and with Customers.
Preferred Skills: 
Technology: Data base management system software — Author-it; Oracle Business Intelligence Discoverer; Oracle software; Talisma Knowledgebase Desktop publishing software — Adobe Systems Adobe FrameMaker; Adobe Systems Adobe InDesign; Corel Ventura; PTC Arbortext Development environment software — Darwin information typing architecture DITA; Extensible markup language XML; Microsoft Visual Basic; Standardized general markup language SGML Graphics or photo imaging software — Adobe Systems Adobe Illustrator; Adobe Systems Adobe Photoshop software; Corel CorelDraw Graphics Suite; Corel Paint Shop Pro Web platform development software — Hypertext markup language HTML; JavaScript; Microsoft ASP.NET; Sun Microsystems Java server pages JSP Tools: Desktop computers High capacity removable media drives — Universal serial bus USB flash drives Notebook computers — Laptop computers Personal computers Scanners — Computer data input scanners

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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