Technical Writer

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Advertising/Marketing/Public Relations



Job Description

What You’ll Get to Do:

CACI’s Business and Information Technology Solutions (BITS) Sector is seeking an experienced Technical Writer who will collaborate with a team of talented engineers and project managers to produce technical documentation, as required. As a Technical Writer, you will have proven experience in a technical field, such as computer science or engineering. Your ability to evaluate and analyze complex information is second to none, and you will have a natural desire to help people understand things that are difficult to understand.

More About the Role:

Your responsibilities will include the following:

  • Producing a wide range of technical documentation that meets applicable standards and is appropriate for its intended audience
  • Creating documentation utilizing the agency’s templates and best practices from draft to final product delivery
  • Translating complex technical and analytical concepts into clear, concise, plain English text, and visual content
  • Producing working and final drafts of each written document for review by team members
  • Performing quality reviews to ensure each document is accurate, consistent with the agency’s templates, includes all important concepts, and are written at an appropriate comprehension level for the intended audience
  • Demonstrated experience with writing, editing, proofreading, drafting, and finalizing technical documents for submission to signatories, stakeholders, and customers
  • Ability to quickly grasp complex technical concepts and make them easily understandable in text and pictures
  • Possess a sufficient Information Technology background to read use cases and architecture diagrams, as well as follow a technical conversation
  • Ability to understand technical requirements and engage the expertise of subject matter experts to create required documentation
  • Ability to work collaboratively with engineers and project managers to prepare solution documentation
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills
  • Advanced grammar and editing skills
  • Ability to work independently, as well as with team members
  • Demonstrated proficiency in utilizing Microsoft Office Suite for development and storage of documents
  • Accuracy, attention to detail, consistency, and clarity in conformance with required formats and standards
  • Self-motivator with the ability to work as part of a team or independently with little supervision or direction

  • You’ll Bring These Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated experience with writing, editing, proofreading, drafting, and finalizing technical documents for submission to signatories, stakeholders, and customers
  • Ability to quickly grasp complex technical concepts and make them easily understandable in text and pictures
  • Possess a sufficient Information Technology background to read use cases and architecture diagrams, as well as follow a technical conversation
  • Ability to understand technical requirements and engage the expertise of subject matter experts to create required documentation
  • Ability to work collaboratively with engineers and project managers to prepare solution documentation
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills
  • Advanced grammar and editing skills
  • Ability to work independently, as well as with team members
  • Demonstrated proficiency in utilizing Microsoft Office Suite for development and storage of documents
  • Accuracy, attention to detail, consistency, and clarity in conformance with required formats and standards
  • Self-motivator with the ability to work as part of a team or independently with little supervision or direction

  • Candidate must have one of the following:

  • 12 Years of job-related experience and High School/GED diploma
  • 10 Years of job-related experience and Associates degree
  • 8 Years of job-related experience and Bachelor’s degree
  • 6 Years of job-related experience and Master’s degree
  • 4 Years of job-related experience and Doctorate
  • These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

  • Experience with Visio and other graphics tools is a plus
  • Understanding of the Project Management Framework (PMF)
  • Knowledge of the sponsor’s organization, mission, and partners
  • Familiarity with Agile methodology

  • Work Hours:

  • Core hours: 9:00AM – 3:00PM
  • Work Location:

  • Herndon, VA
  • What We Can Offer You:

    - We’ve been named a Best Place to Work by the Washington Post.

    - Our employees value the flexibility at CACI that allows them to balance quality work and their personal lives.

    - We offer competitive benefits and learning and development opportunities.

    - We are mission-oriented and ever vigilant in aligning our solutions with the nation’s highest priorities.

    - For over 55 years, the principles of CACI’s unique, character-based culture have been the driving force behind our success.


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