CACI International Junior Technical Writer in Austin, Texas

Job Description

Ticom Geomatics, a CACI Company, delivers industry leading Signals Intelligence exploitation and Electronic Warfare (SIGINT/EW) products that enable our nation’s tactical warfighters to effectively utilize distributed grids of networked sensors, assets, and platforms to perform a variety of critical national security driven missions.

We are looking for talented, passionate Engineers, Scientists, and Developers who are excited about using state of the art technologies to build user-centric products with a profound impact to the US defense and intelligence community. We are seeking to grow our highly capable engineering teams to build the best products in the world. The successful candidate is an individual who is never satisfied with continuing with the status quo just because “it’s the way things have always been done”.

Job Summary:

CACI seeks a junior / entry-level Technical Writer interested in tackling complex documentation steeped in the Software Development Lifecycle that supports various U.S. Department of Defense clients in Austin, TX. The successful candidate will work alongside an experienced tech writer and a large team of technical professionals consisting of software developers, engineers, trainers, and technical support personnel. The technical writer will gain heavy experience in software development and sustainment and participate in both waterfall and Agile/Scrum projects.

Offices for this location are in Austin, TX. For those outside of the Austin area, relocation assistance may be considered on a case by case basis.

What You'll Get to Do:

  • Write documentation that details software technical specifications

  • Maintain and edit user manuals and help systems designed for an application’s end users

  • Organize and capture software operations and translate them into an intuitive format for end users

    • Actively participate in software development status meetings (daily “stand ups”), software planning meetings, and ad-hoc meetings that help sustain applications

    • Create, upload and maintain information on collaboration sites

    • Proofread and edit documents submitted by co-workers

    • Provide quick turnaround on user manuals or other documentation affected by defects tracked in JIRA

    • Develop computer-based training products

    • Script, record and produce demonstration and training videos

You’ll Bring These Qualifications:

  • US citizenship is required along with the ability to obtain a TS/SCI security clearance

  • Typically has a University Degree or equivalent experience and minimum 3 years of technical writer experience

  • Demonstrable education related to writing or related field

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

  • Bachelor’s Degree is preferred

  • Familiarity with the U.S. Department of Defense

  • Knowledge of the Software Development Lifecycle

  • Knowledge of Agile/Scrum processes, particularly its relationship to Software Development and Implementation

  • Experience writing software-specific technical documentation and documentation that is easy-to-read for end users

  • Experience translating complex technical jargon into documentation for a non-technical audience

  • Additional experience in software development, test engineering, quality assurance, or other software development-related field

  • Experience with one or more of the following:

    --MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, SharePoint, Visio)

    --Madcap Flare (advanced skills for converting legacy content is a plus)

    --Adobe Acrobat

    --Camtasia

    --Articulate Storyline

    --Image editing software (e.g. SnagIt)

    --Atlassian products (Confluence, JIRA)

    --SVN or other source management software

    --HTML and CSS

    --FrameMaker

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.

Ticom Geomatics (TGI) is a subsidiary of CACI International, Inc. in Austin, Texas with 200 employees.” We’ve recently been named by Austin American Statesman as one of the Top Places to Work in Austin. We are an industry leader in interoperable, mission-ready Time and Frequency Difference of Arrival (T/FDOA) Precision Geolocation systems and produce diverse portfolio of Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) products spanning small lightweight sensors, rack-mounted deployments, cloud-based solutions which are deployed across the world. The commitment of our employees to "Engineering Results" is the catalyst that has propelled TGI to becoming a leader in software development, R&D, sensor development, and signal processing. Our engineering teams are highly adept at solving complex problems with the application of leading-edge technology solutions.

Our work environment is highly focused yet casual with flexible schedules that enable each of our team members to achieve the work life balance that works for them. We provide highly competitive benefits package including a generous 401(k) contribution and Paid Time Off (PTO) policy. See additional positions at: http://careers.caci.com/page/show/TGIJobs

Job Location

US-Austin-TX-AUSTIN

CACI employs a diverse range of talent to create an environment that fuels innovation and fosters continuous improvement and success. At CACI, you will have the opportunity to make an immediate impact by providing information solutions and services in support of national security missions and government transformation for Intelligence, Defense, and Federal Civilian customers. CACI is proud to provide dynamic careers for employees worldwide. CACI is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.