Technical Editor/Writer

Location: Hyattsville, MD
Date Posted: 01-04-2019
Company Information:
 
Synergy ECP is a Service Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business SD(VOSB) that was formed in July 2007 with Headquarters in Columbia, MD and is made up of talented, dedicated staff to provide a broad range of services to the defense, intelligence and health care industries.

In an ultra-competitive environment, Synergy ECP has thrived by adhering to our name, making sure excellence is displayed by our Employees, to our Customers and by Improving Performance (ECP).

It’s what sets us apart, enabling us to be an autonomous yet agile business that delivers huge results - showing we’re ready to meet our customers’ evolving demands.

Synergy ECP has earned a client list that includes numerous Fortune 100 companies, in addition to multiple branches of the US government and military services.
 
Synergy ECP is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, veteran status, or any other protected class.


Clearance Required: TS/SCI 


Description:
The Technical Editor and Writer candidate duties will include but not be limited to the following duties:
  • Be part of the Data Management (DM) team supporting a development and maintenance of the program
  • Work with the team to create and maintain the technical documentation
  • Edit, format, and maintain program and technical documentation such as program plans, design specifications, user manuals, software build and installation documentation, test reports, procedures, PowerPoint briefings, and reports. 
  • Writes and reviews standard operating procedures and internal working documentation as needed. 
  • Works with authors, assigned stakeholders, and Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) to gain better understanding of subject matter.
 

Basic Qualifications: 
  • Bachelor's degree in Technical Writing, English, Journalism, Communications, or related discipline and 3+ years of experience in Technical Editing.  Seven years of related experience may be accepted in lieu of a degree.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office suite of tools, including Word, PowerPoint, and Excel. Be familiar with Visio.
  • Active DoD Top Secret/SCI clearance or higher
  • US Citizenship required

 
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience with ClearCase or other version control system preferred
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