AbleVets

  • Technical Writer

    Job Locations US-Remote
    Job ID 2018-1552
  • Overview

    AbleVets, LLC is a fast-growing Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) providing healthcare information technology services and resources to help the VA and DoD improve the lives of the people they serve. AbleVets has an opportunity for an experienced, motivated technical writer to support our customer. This position is located in our Chantilly, Virginia office or can be remote.

    Essential Functions and Job Responsibilities

    The technical writer’s duties will include collaborating with software developers, technical editing and writing, establishing documentation guidelines, procedures, and templates; word processing, and coordinating final production of deliverables. Deliverables may include design documents, user manuals, operations guide, release notes, strategy and policy documents, standard operating procedures, and other contract deliverables, all of which must meet customer and software industry documentation standards and requirements. The ideal candidate will also adapt to different responsibilities, including but not limited to:

    • Establishing document repository organization within MS SharePoint, including access permissions, and uploading and organizing artifacts
    • Establishing organized mechanisms to properly track development or update of documentation, client reviews and formal submission
    • Participating in client meetings and identifying required potential changes to documentation, taking minutes of the meeting and updating it on wiki
    • Providing clear, constructive, actionable recommendations to customers for all reviewed documents
    • Reviewing, editing, and preparing client documents for publication and dissemination
    • Knowledge of Confluence tool or IBM Jazz Rational tools

    Qualifications

    • At least three (3) years of engineering documentation and/or technical writing experience 
    • Associate degree or 2-year technical degree required in computer science, electronics engineering, or other engineering or technical discipline; four (4) years of additional relevant experience may be substituted for education
    • Experience creating software documentation and related project documentation
    • Experience developing and delivering end user training material
    • Strong proficiency with common office productivity software (e.g., MS Word, PowerPoint, etc.)
    • Knowledge of or experience with VA development processes, specifically VA PMAS/VIP
    • Knowledge of Confluence tool or IBM Jazz Rational tools
    • Experience working with a geographically dispersed team
    • Excellent problem-solving skills
    • Must have the ability to obtain and maintain a U.S. Government Public Trust security clearance which will require successful completion of a background check and fingerprinting ( Veteran Affairs PIV card holder preferred)

    EEO Statement

    AbleVets LLC appreciates your interest in our company as a place of employment. We are proud to be an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and are committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other protected class. AbleVets is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.  

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