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TECHNICAL WRITER

Job Description:

Crescent Systems Inc. (CSI) is looking for an experienced Technical Writer to plan, develop and maintain detailed databases of technical and reference materials, including design specifications, test documentation, procedure manuals, user manuals and application help files. The CSI Technical Writer will work with development and support leads to determine the best solution for data compilation and centralized storage, identify documentation repositories, revise and edit current documentation and develop and publish documentation for new systems.


Responsibilities:

  • Write and edit operational procedures and manuals

  • Manage updates and revisions to technical documents

  • Analyze documents to maintain continuity of style of content

  • Develop and maintain organizational documentation standards

  • Develop and maintain document templates that uphold organizational standards

  • Develop and maintain documentation repositories

  • Develop and maintain detailed databases of appropriate reference materials

  • Develop and maintain a comprehensive library of technical terminology


Minimum Qualifications:

  • BS in a relevant technical field

  • Minimum of 3-5 years’ experience writing and maintaining technical data for both hardware and software systems

  • Firm understanding of the systems development life cycle (SDLC)

  • Possess a strong knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint

  • Able to collaborate in a team environment, prioritize and adjust tasks to accomplish the project result, prioritize multiple responsibilities and/or accomplishing them simultaneously, and comprehend and analyze complex problems and develop solutions

  • Must be a U.S. citizen and a DoD Secret security clearance is required.


Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Working experience following data item descriptions (DIDs) and contract data requirements lists (CDRLs)

  • Working experience with JAMA Requirements Management Software

  • Current Secret or Top-Secret Security Clearance


Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $75,000.00 Annually