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Technical Writer

Posted on Jun 14, 2019 by Peraton

Chantilly, VA 20151
Information Technology
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time
Overview
Technology is constantly changing and our adversaries are digitally exceeding law enforcement's ability to keep pace. Those charged with protecting the United States are not always able to access the evidence needed to prosecute crime and prevent terrorism. The Government has trusted in Peraton to provide the technical ability, tools, and resources to bring criminals to justice. In response to this challenge, Peraton is seeking a Technical Writer.

Responsibilities
What you'll do...
  • Revise and edit technical documentation.
  • Plan, research, outline and write end-user documentation including, but not limited to, all user manuals, technical manuals/documents, directives, policies, Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), software and infrastructure documentation, Service Level Agreements, Operational Level Agreements, process diagrams and SharePoint documentation.
  • Conduct research by interviewing subject matter experts, reviewing existing documentation and by gleaning information from the system or product being documented.
  • Develop and update documentation templates and procedures.
  • Work collaboratively with all stakeholders to determine and define product requirements.


Qualifications
You'd be a great fit if...
  • You've obtained a BS degree and have four (4) years of relevant experience. However, equivalent experience or a commensurate combination of education and training may be considered in lieu of degree.
  • You are an expert in editing technical documents.
  • You understand functional and technical specifications for new products.
  • You have a current Top Secret security clearance with SCI eligibility and the ability to obtain a polygraph.

It'd be even better if you...
  • Have excellent communication and written skills.
  • Can work independently.
  • Have hands on experience in the IT field.

What you'll get...
  • An immediately-vested 401(K) with employer matching
  • Rapid PTO accrual schedule with floating holidays
  • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • Tuition assistance, financing, and refinancing
  • Paid maternity and paternity leave
  • Company-paid infertility treatments
  • Cross-training and professional development opportunities
  • The ability to influence major initiatives

*This position requires the candidate to have a current Top Secret security clearance and the ability to obtain a polygraph. Candidate must possess SCI eligibility.

About Peraton
Are you ready to join the next-generation of national security? Peraton is a fresh name in the industry with an established portfolio and legacy going back more than a century. We work differently than our peers - with agility, the freedom to innovate, an entrepreneurial spirit and a culture of responsibility. As part of the Peraton team, you'll be part of our movement to build a great company, solve the most daunting challenges facing mankind today, to protect and promote freedom around the world, and to secure our future, for our families, our communities, our nation, and our way of life.

EEO Statement
We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state, or local law.

Reference: 720979834

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