Technical Writer

Huntsville, AL |Full Time
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Position Description

Dynetics, a wholly owned subsidiary of Leidos, is seeking a talented Technical Writer to join a diverse team to create unique solutions for complex problems. With offices across the Unites States engaging in the defense, space, cyber, and commercial fields, Dynetics provides responsive, cost-effective engineering, scientific, and IT solutions. The Technical Writer will become a part of the Cyber Electromagnetic Activity (CEMA) Engineering team in their efforts to defend our customer's systems against Cyber and Electromagnetic attacks. This technical writer position will be responsible for bringing all of the team’s professional documentation to the next level. This includes the preparation, review, revision, and maintenance of technical documents including software and systems engineering, system operations, and testing reports.

Job responsibilities / focus areas include:

  • Development of technical manuals – maintenance and/or training and/or operational manuals for DoD programs.
  • Ensure documents are in the correct format, are grammatically correct, contain proper punctuation, capitalization, correct spelling, are internally consistent, and contain proper references, footnoting, and pagination.
  • Formalizing the documentation presentation of data in technical writings generated by engineers and scientists such as types of reports and analysis.
  • Must have the ability to consult with authors regarding document content, readability, consistency, and validate sources referenced within the document.
  • Must have the ability to interact with the technical team members and customers to draft, expand, and update technical documentation, concepts, or solutions into comprehensive, compliant documentation.
  • Must have a willingness to become familiar and comply with government style guides.
  • Monitor routing, signature approval process, and workflow of assigned documents to ensure document meets project schedule timelines.
  • Willing to travel, on occasion.

Basic Qualifications

· Bachelor’s Degree in a technical discipline from an accredited university

· (3+) years of technical writing experience

Candidate must be a resident of Huntsville, Alabama or be willing to relocate to the Huntsville, Alabama area.

Other Qualifications

· Preferred knowledge of or previous experience with environments that include: hardware and software design and development, software integration, rapid prototyping, test reports, and system testing / evaluation.

· Preferred knowledge of or previous experience with environments that include exposure to Intrusion Detection Software, Machine Learning Software, Cybersecurity, Blue and Red Team Events.

Security Requirements

Candidate must be a US Citizen and possess (and be able to maintain) a Final Secret Clearance or meet the eligibility to obtain (and maintain) a Secret Clearance.

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