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16 Sep 2013

Full-Time Technical Writer (Washington D.C.)

Unissant, Inc. – Posted by TechWhirl Washington, D.C., District of Columbia, United States

Job Description

Work for a fast-paced growing consulting firm focused on Delivering Simplicity through Innovation. Unissant, Inc. is a CMMI Level 3 company providing IT Services and Solutions.
We have a challenging opportunity available for a lead Technical Documentation Writer/ Editor supporting complex software/system development activities in Washington, D.C.

The successful candidate will lead a team of documentation analysts and will be responsible for:
•Reviewing documentation in the draft and final stages (complete editing activities – developmental edits through copy edits) on program technical documentation to include software manuals, technical system documentation, and reference guides to provide recommendations for improvements to authors to include readability, comprehension, accuracy, completeness, redundancy, formatting, grammar, possible contradictions and compliance with documents and government standards/requirements.
•Preparing technical documentation to include software manuals, technical system documentation and reference guides as required.
•Leading peer/ client reviews, inspections, and other activities that support establishing and maintaining quality on the program and ensure final delivery.

Minimum Required:
•Strong technical editing experience ( 4+ years) in IT system documentation such as design documents, requirements specifications, system documentation, user guides, etc.
•Must have proven experience in technical writing documentation.
•Strong technical and written/oral communication skills.
•Must be able to work well both independently and as part of a team.

•Experience with SDLC is highly desired.
•Experience in technical writing with a focus on software development
•Strong experience in providing technical accuracy through the use of applicable documentation standards and style guides will be beneficial.

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

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