• Junior Technical Writer

    Job Location US-MD-Annapolis Junction
    ID
    2017-5946
  • Overview

    ASRC Federal - Vistronix is a national security solutions provider specializing in transforming big and complex data sets into mission critical intelligence.  Ingesting, processing, and exploiting Big Data is at the core of everything we do: Cyber & SIGINT Operations, C4ISR & Multi-INT Processing, and Enterprise & Open Source Analysis.  As a national security middleweight, we have a passion for our customers' mission and value ingenuity, agility, speed, and the ability to think and deliver at scale.  For more information, visit www.vistronix.com.

     

    ASRC Federal - Vistronix is currently seeking a Technical Writer for a role on one of our subcontracts.  This full time position affords the successful candidate the opportunity to work in an engaging, high-tech development environment, working with an excellent team and customer base. 

     

    Responsibilities

    Provide HCSO with technical writing support necessary to create and maintain system documentation as well as other supporting documentation such as presentations, blogs, training manuals, processes and procedures, guides, meeting minutes, etc.

    Qualifications

    • A minimum of 2 years of technical writing experience documenting complex electronic equipment and systems.
    • A minimum of 1 year experience in effectively formatting technical publications to include writing, editing, illustration, interpretations, and depth of coverage.
    • Strong technical writing skills (clear, concise, and complete manner).
    • Strong grammar skills (grammar, punctuation, spelling, usage).
    • Strong oral communication skills.
    • Willing to take initiative to develop systems expertise.
    • Good teamwork qualities.

    Job Specific Skills:

     

    Writing Skills:

    • Write in a clear, concise and complete manner
    • Proficiency in basic grammar skills (grammar, punctuation, spelling, usage)
    • Be able to convey information for appropriate audience
    • Editing Skills
    • Formal Writing Style

    Technical Skills:

    • Engineering comprehension, understand subject matter
    • Basic understanding of government classification rules
    • Knowledge of government documentation standards
    • Research technical information

    Tool Skills:

    • Computer savvy 
    • Proficiency in MS Word, PowerPoint and Visio
    • Ability to take screen shots off system user interfaces

    Interviewing and Listening Skills:

    • Ability to know how to ask the questions to get needed answers
    • Need to know the best approach to SMEs, willing to reach out
    • Strong listening skills to capture the necessary information and to know which follow-up questions need to be answered

    Design Skills:

    • Develop graphics
    • Illustration skills
    • Formatting skills, layout and design of document
    • Organizational skills, consolidating information

    Personal Skills:

    • Willing to accept feedback, constructive criticism
    • Work independently
    • Detailed oriented
    • Motivated and ambitious

    This position requires an active Security Clearance.


    Positions require a Top Secret security clearance, based on current background investigation (SBI), as well as the favorable completion of polygraph.  Clearance and polygraph processing will be completed by the U.S. Government. 

     

    ASRC Federal and its Subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employers.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, gender, color, age, sexual orientation, gender identification, national origin, religion, marital status, ancestry, citizenship, disability, protected veteran status, or any other factor prohibited by applicable law.

     

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