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30 Nov 2012

Full-Time Technical Writer 1 (Reston, VA)

ComScore – Posted by TechWhirl Reston, Virginia, United States

Job Description

The Technical Writer will report to the Director of Quality Assurance within the Technology group and is responsible for the research, authoring, and maintenance of requirements, support and user documentation to be presented in various formats (Word, Power Point, Wiki pages, etc…)

This position will work closely with the Development team, Business Owners and SMEs (subject Matter Experts) to document requirements, procedures and related content, including the translation of technical specifications into easy to read instructions and user manuals.

Title:               Technical Writer I

Location:      Reston, VA 20190

Reports to:   Director of Quality Assurance

Job ID:           7924

  • Interview and gather information from technical resources to create documentation of new and existing systems
  • Develop documentation that can be used by individuals with varying levels of technical knowledge
  • Maintain documentation on internal wiki site


  • Bachelor’s degree in English, Journalism, or related field
  • 1+ year of experience in Technical Writing/Editing or related work
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Strong interviewing, analytical, and troubleshooting skills
  • Ability to work closely in a collaborative role with other team members of carrying levels of technical expertise
  • Experience working with geographically disparate teams
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience using MS Office products and Visio
  • Experience with wiki sites and web based content
  • Experience writing technical user manuals a PLUS

comScore, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCOR) is a global leader in measuring the digital world and preferred source of digital business analytics. comScore helps its clients better understand, leverage and profit from the rapidly evolving digital marketing landscape by providing data, analytics and on-demand software solutions for the measurement of online ads and audiences, media planning, website analytics, advertising effectiveness, copy-testing, social media, search, video, mobile, cross-media, e-commerce, and a broad variety of emerging forms of digital consumer behavior. comScore services, which now include the product suites of recent acquisitions AdXpose, Nedstat, Nexius XPlore, ARSGroup and Certifica, are used by more than 1,800 clients around the world, including global leaders such as AOL, Baidu, BBC, Best Buy, Carat, Deutsche Bank, ESPN, France Telecom, Financial Times, Fox, Microsoft, MediaCorp, Nestle, Starcom, Terra Networks, Universal McCann, Verizon Services Group, ViaMichelin and Yahoo!.

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

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