CACI International Technical Writer in Fort Meade, Maryland

Job Description

We are looking for a highly motivated Technical Writer to join our CACI Annapolis Junction Team. You will be working on a small team of writers and system engineers. Each member of the team performs independent research to support their task and shares their knowledge and understanding with the other members. Because each member's task inter-relate or build on others materials, we much be able to work effectively with each other.

What You’ll Get to Do:

You will be responsible for the preparation, review, revision, and maintenance of technical documents including software and systems engineering, system operations, testing, and user documentation. The team is deeply involved in documenting production and distribution activities and creating detailed work instructions.

More About the Role:

The candidate must possess a current TS/SCI with a lifestyle poly. The candidate will prepare and edit technical documentation for unique hardware and software, which includes installation, configuration, and how-to processes. The candidate will produce implementation guides and end-user guides; provide data definitions, and data flow documentation and format technical publications. At times the candidate will be required to attend and document consultations with technical personnel and other available resources.

You’ll Bring These Qualifications:

Eight (8) years experience as a TW in programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity is required.. Bachelor’s degree in a technical discipline from an accredited college or university is required. A Master’s degree may be substituted for two (2) years of experience, reducing the requirement to six (6) years of experience. Four (4) years of additional TW experience may be substituted for a bachelor’s degree.

These Capabilities Would be Nice to Have:

  • Understand basic concepts (to include basic grammar concepts), responsible for writing technical copy for various types of documents

  • Assist in preparing and maintaining operations documentation, user guides and manuals and technical publications

  • Gather technical information, prepares written text

  • Maintain a current internal documentation library

  • Uses multiple word processing and presentation tools such as Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, and Visio.

  • Understand basic concepts and write technical copy for various types of documents for a program/project of similar complexity

  • Prepare and maintain operations documentation, user guides and manuals and technical publications

  • Prepare reports, responses, and briefings targeted to a wide range of audiences

  • Work with developers to produce quality documentation and training materials

  • Coordinate layout and design of documents

  • Work on all phases of documentation

  • Under general direction, write technical copy for various types of documents for a program/project of similar complexity

  • Apply concepts for technical writing based on engineering drawings, technical information from engineering documentation, consultations with engineers and subject matter experts, and other available sources

  • Produce defense acquisition documentation, user manuals, training manuals, and other documentation utilized by the end-user community of DoD electronic equipment and systems

  • Interpret engineering and maintenance drawings, operational procedures to understand and blend large quantities of computer related information

  • Research highly technical subject matter, organizes information from multiples sources, and express technical information in written form that is comprehensible to a wide audience of readers

  • Produce technical documentation for Cryptologic programs or projects developing analytic tradecraft methodologies

  • Apply technical manual standard NSA DS-89 to work products

  • Work independently preparing and maintaining highly complex systems, programming and operations documentation, procedures and methods

  • Provide expert oversight of technical writing and editing to all phases of acquisition and technical documentation for the Program, Project, or Contract

  • Act as project leader for projects with complex or voluminous documentation and may provide or coordinate special documentation services as required

  • Review work products of others for compliance with technical manual NSA Data Standard (DS)-89

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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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.