• Editor IV

    Location US-MD-Laurel
    Job ID
    2018-50319
    # of Openings Remaining
    1
    Category
    Technical Writing
    Residency Status
    U.S. Citizenship Required
    Clearance
    Top Secret/SCI w/Poly
    Employee Type
    Regular
    Time Type
    Full Time
  • Overview

    Vencore is a proven provider of information solutions, engineering and analytics for the U.S. Government. With more than 40 years of experience working in the defense, civilian and intelligence communities, Vencore designs, develops and delivers high impact, mission-critical services and solutions to overcome its customers most complex problems. 

    Headquartered in Chantilly, Virginia, Vencore employs 3,800 engineers, analysts, IT specialists and other professionals who strive to be the best at everything they do. 

    Vencore is an AA/EEO Employer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories

    Responsibilities

    Responsible for the preparation, review, revision, and maintenance of technical documents including software and systems engineering, system operations, testing, and user documentation. Writes and edits technical documentation for all of the project’s hardware and software to include installation, configuration and how-to documentation. Creates code documentation for software; produces implementation guides and end-user guides for capabilities; provides field, data definition, and data flow documentation and formats technical publications from pamphlets, technical drawings, and consultations with technical personnel and other available resources.

    Qualifications

    The selected candidate shall possess the following capabilities:

    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

    Use multiple word processing and presentation tools such as MS Word, PowerPoint, and Visio etc.

    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 (U) 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 MPO technical manual standard DS-89 to work products

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