Technical Writer

Location: Aberdeen, MD
recruvo is seeking a Technical Writer to support a newly awarded government contract in Aberdeen, MD. Candidate must have an active Secret Clearance. This is a full time position with benefits. This position is working on site at the government client in Aberdeen, MD.

Qualified candidate, will be responsible for writing U.S. Army technical manuals for authentication and publication by the Department of the Army, as well as other documents reports, and publications. Will combine data sets and input from multiple sources to draft effective, concise and comprehensible manuals in line with PM strategies for maintenance and supportability with a consideration for target audience training, specialty and education levels.  Must be knowledgeable on current military and commercial standards for the development of technical and equipment publications to include, but not limited to, MIL-STD 40051, and MIL-STD 3031 (S100D).

Must be proficient in Extensible Markup Language (XML).  XML is required as source data for all Army technical publications.  Technical Writer must be able to author in XML efficiently, against a variety of DTDs/Stylesheets, to meet aggressive deadlines so publications are ready to meet operational needs.

Must exhibit an understanding of the theory, installation, operation and maintenance for electronic equipment of varying complexity.  Must be able to effectively research and extrapolate information from technical and engineering source data, commercial equipment documentation and specifications, and input from a number of subject matter experts, as well as other sources. 

Writes technical specifications, reports, brochures, and/or manuals for internal documentation, customer reference or publications.  Analyzes technical literature available, writes descriptive copy, and verifies documentation.  Must be able to edit, write, and/or rewrite technical articles, publications, presentations, and other materials to communicate clearly and effectively on research findings, technical developments, and other information to a wide range of external audiences.  Must be familiar with MIL STD 3031, MIL STD 40041-2B governing production of Army Technical manuals.  Must be knowledgeable in Extensible Markup Language (XML). 

Requirements:
  • Active Secret Clearance
  • Must be knowledgeable on current military and commercial standards for the development of technical and equipment publications to include, but not limited to, MIL-STD 40051, and MIL-STD 3031 (S100D).
  • Experience with Extensive Markup Language (XML)
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