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Technical Writer with Security Clearance at Gridiron IT Solutions

Technical Writer with Security Clearance

Gridiron IT Solutions Fairfax, VA (Onsite) Full-Time
GridIron IT is seeking a Technical Writer local to McLean, VA. Remote During COVID
Description The Technical Writer will support a project management organization managing a portfolio of IT investments for the federal government. The writer will use and update existing methods to provide documentation, status reports, ad-hoc reports, meeting minutes, deliverables, and briefings. Responsibilities The Candidate will work with internal and external teams to write and produce easy-to-understand, high-quality documentation that contributes to the acceptance of deliverables and products developed across the program. Requirements & Skills * Candidate must have strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office and 8 years of relevant experience preparing MS Office Word and PowerPoint documentation.
* Must work with a team of business analysts, financial analysts, and technical teams to obtain an in-depth understanding of documentation requirements and the products to be produced.
* Candidate will develop and write easy-to-understand job aids and tutorials to help guide end-users on the processes performed across varying program functional areas.
* Candidate will write documentation that is appropriate for its intended audience and manage all work products related to project performance and program requirements.
* The candidate will develop processes and manage documentation related to project performance, program requirements and meeting minutes.
* Ability to identify which documentation options are appropriate for each project type.
* Must have experience with maintaining large document repositories.
* Ability to coordinate and prioritize concurrent activities within deadline-driven climate.
* Ability to quickly grasp complex technical concepts and make them easily understandable in text and pictures.
* Produce high-quality documentation and meeting minutes appropriate for its intended audience.
* Ability to analyze existing content for reuse and leveraging of content to include in documentation of like deliverables.
* Excellent written skills in English, strong communication skills and the ability to interact effectively with User and IT community.
* Excellent document management skills, able to manage input from a variety of team members while standardizing the language and format while maintaining positive version control.
* Maintain comments tracking matrices on all documents.
* Excellent analytical skills including the ability to think through all aspects of document production and generate schedules and assignments for writers.
* Ability to create and update content based on templates and existing documents.Minimum Education/Experience * B.A. or B.S. in: English, Journalism, History, Political Science Communications, or Other relevant degree (6 years of relevant experience is equivalent to a degree).
* 8 years of experience producing management briefings, project status reports and meeting minutes.
* Expert with Microsoft Office; especially Word, Outlook and PowerPoint.
* Highly proficient in using MS Teams and MS SharePoint.MUST OBTAIN A PUBLIC TRUST CLEARANCE U.S. CITIZEN

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