Technical Writer

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Category: Technical Writer
Location: Aberdeen, MD
Education: 4 Year Degree

Job Description:

Required Experience/Skills:
  • Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe Acrobat.
  • Experience working with desktop publishing software such as FrameMaker, Arbortext, and MadCap Flare.
  • Conceptual knowledge of XML/HTML.
  • Experience working with paper-based and electronic-based  technical documentation.
  • Excellent grammar and written communication skills.
  • Ability to track and comply with strict schedules.
  • Desire and ability to work in a team environment.
  • Able to obtain and hold a secret security clearance.


Desired Experience/Skills

  • Operational and maintenance background in US Army C4ISR Systems.
  • Technical Manual and/or training development experience on military systems.
  • Experience developing and editing XML content.  Arbortext Editor experience a plus.
  • Working knowledge of military documentation development standards [Military Standard (MIL-STD- 40051-1 and MIL-STD- 40051-2, MIL-HDBK-1222C, and standard military writing and Quality Assurance practices.
  • User level experience with Military Technical Manuals.
  • Working knowledge of Visio for development of flow diagrams.
  • Experience with graphic development tools to include photos and line art.