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Technical Writer

Company: Gryphon Technologies
Location: Arlington
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Overview Gryphon Technologies is a premier engineering and technical services provider supporting National Security programs. Gryphon is the federal Government's partner working in support of mission critical systems in every phase of their lifecycle. We are proud of our ability to help shape tomorrow, while ensuring today's U.S. and coalition forces can carry out their critical missions and tasks. Gryphon is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. Responsibilities We provide Scientific, Engineering and Technical Assistance (SETA) support to Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) in Arlington, VA. For sixty years, DARPA has held to a singular and enduring mission: to make pivotal investments in breakthrough technologies for national security. We have an immediate need for a Technical Writer in support of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency's (DARPA) Biological Technologies Office (BTO). Candidates will provide technical and administrative support and should be skilled in science, engineering, and technology. The successful applicant will be responsible for creating technical documents that successfully explain complex ideas to a variety of audiences in a clear and concise manner. Support will also include designing, organizing, writing and editing technical documents, researching and documenting new and emerging biological technologies, and working with BTO leadership and Program Managers to ensure consistency of message across multiple briefs and documents. Examples of work product include responses to inquiries from DOD Components, Congress and interested stakeholders, PowerPoint slide decks, technical briefs, Program Descriptions, using text and images. Expert PowerPoint skills are required. A successful candidate will be able to analyze documents to maintain continuity of style of content and manage updates and revisions to a comprehensive electronic library of technical documentation. Duties will include but are not limited to: * Supporting a program(s) within the Biological Technologies Office * Briefing support and general administrative actions in support of the program(s) * Travel may be required up to 10% of the time Qualifications REQUIRED EXPERIENCE: * Active Secret DoD Security Clearance clearance * Bachelor's Degree in Bioengineering, Chemical Engineering, Cellular/Molecular Biology or related field * Proven experience working in a technical writing position. * Excellent written and verbal communication skills, proficiency in MS Office, specifically PowerPoint * Strong attention to detail, be able to write in explanatory and procedural styles for multiple audiences and be skilled at prioritization and time management * Excellent organization and communication are required as is the ability to coordinate di

Keywords: Gryphon Technologies, Arlington , Technical Writer, IT / Software / Systems , Arlington, Virginia

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