Technical Writer (TW) (TC-04)
Annapolis Junction, MD

Position Description:

  • 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¬ís 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.

Labor Requirements:

  • Understand basic concepts and write technical copy and coordinate layout and design for various types of documents to include 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 Captivate, MS Word, PowerPoint, and Visio etc.
  • Maintain operations documentation, user guides and manuals and technical publications
  • Work with developers to produce quality documentation and training materials
  • Assist with providing training to personnel using produced technical documentation and materials
  • Prepare reports, responses, and briefings targeted to a wide range of audiences
  • 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
  • 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.

Minimum Experience Required:

  • Six (6) years experience as a TW in programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity is required. Bachelor’s degree in a technical discipline from an accredited college or university is required.
  • Four (4) years of additional TW experience may be substituted for a Bachelor’s degree.
  • TS/SCI with Polygraph Required
  • This position requires a security clearance

Full Time – Tech Writer

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Why ProObject?

A culture of people with a passion for technology, career growth, and training

    • Humble, smart, and a consultative approach to how we serve our mission customers. To us, it's not about bragging and "rock star engineer" status.
    • If you love technology, learning, and growing in your career, we'd make a great team.
    • ProObject was one of the first software engineering companies (many moons ago), that put our money where our mouth is: Robust training ($5250 per year) and certifications for all of our team members.

AWS Select Consulting Partner

    As an AWS select consulting partner, we have tons of training and certs with AWS if you're ready to get into cloud engineering and expand your career.

Family-oriented, family-feel, and respect for your time

    • We're a family-owned company and we care about all of our employees. The difference is easy to see with us compared to other firms.
    • We also don't believe in concepts like "work-life integration." For us, we believe in balance and support for your "outside of work" life. We respect that time.
    • Comp time available
    • Care about certain causes? We care about what our employees are into. Matching contributions and special events to make our community better

A Top Workplace, year-over-year

    • Our staff and the Baltimore sun ranked us a top workplace for 2015, 2016, 2017, 2020, 2021.
    • That's cool but if you want to hear it right from our team, setup a no pressure meet 'n greet with some of our team actually doing the "rollup the sleeves hard work" and get to know us! We promise good coffee and the real scoop for what it's like working at ProObject.