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Technical Writer

Company: ManTech International Corporation
Location: Arlington
Posted on: May 9, 2022

Job Description:

Where applicable, confirmation that you meet customer requirements for facility access which may include proof of vaccination and/or attestation and testing, unless an accommodation has been approved.Secure our Nation, Ignite your FutureBecome an integral part of a diverse team while working at an Industry Leading Organization, where our employees come first. At ManTech International Corporation, you'll help protect our national security while working on innovative projects that offer opportunities for professional growth and advancement.Currently, ManTech is seeking a motivated, career and customer-oriented Technical Writer to join our team in Arlington, VA.This role will support the State Department's Service Delivery and Outreach (SDO) Division within the Office of Consular Systems and Technology. The purpose of our mission is to provide training, deployment, and communication services to all domestic and overseas consular operations, including passport agencies and visa centers. SDO is responsible for cross-cutting functions that have an enterprise-wide impact.Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:Write and/or edit technical documents, including business proposals, reports, user manuals, briefings and presentations, functional descriptions, system specifications, guidelines, special reports, and other project deliverables to meet contract requirements.Use established document and brief formats, assists determining document needs of end users.Provide grammar, style, and formatting recommendations to document and brief drafts provided for review.Provide first draft creation for pre-formatted documents and briefs using technical information provided by Subject-Matter-Experts.Work with graphics personnel to assist with professional integration of photographs, drawings, diagrams, and charts of documents and briefs.Revise documents and briefs as updates are required. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Visio, and Adobe Pro.Develop outlines and drafts for review and approval by technical specialists and project management ensuring that final documents meet applicable contract requirements and regulations.Research and gather technical and background information for inclusion in project documentation and deliverables.Consult relevant information sources, including library resources, technical and financial documents, and client and project personnel, to obtain background information, and verify pertinent guidelines and regulations governing project deliverables.Basic Qualifications:Must have a bachelor's degree in relevant field of study and 2-5 years of experience in technical writing. In lieu of education, 4-5 years of relevant experience may be substituted.Must possess excellent written and verbal communication skillsMust be able to employ sound judgement, initiative, and effective decision-making capabilitiesMust be proficient with Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, and Adobe ProPreferred Qualifications:Prior experience supporting the Department of State (DoS)Prior experience providing technical writing support to a defense contracting organization strongly preferred.Security Clearance Requirements:U.S. Citizenship required.Must be able to obtain and maintain a U.S. Secret clearance.A current and active Secret clearance is strongly preferred.Physical Requirements:Must be able to remain in stationary position for up to 50% of the time.Must be able to deliver clear and effective communication both verbally and non-verbally to deliver updates; briefings; or interface with co-workers; leadership as well as customer.Must be able to work in an office environment and be able to freely move within this space to utilize office equipment as well as interface with co-workers and customer.Must be able to effectively use IT peripherals such as laptop, desktop, printer, fax machine, etc.Must be able to deliver presentations as needed.Must be able to review; decipher and understand program manuals; contractual briefs; proposals; etc.For all positions requiring access to technology/software source code that is subject to export control laws, employment with the company is contingent on either verifying U.S.-person status or obtaining any necessary license. The applicant will be required to answer certain questions for export control purposes, and that information will be reviewed by compliance personnel to ensure compliance with federal law. ManTech may choose not to apply for a license for such individuals whose access to export-controlled technology or software source code may require authorization and may decline to proceed with an applicant on that basis alone.ManTech International Corporation, as well as its subsidiaries proactively fulfills its role as an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, marital status, physical or mental disability, status as a Disabled Veteran, Recently Separated Veteran, Active Duty Wartime or Campaign Badge Veteran, Armed Forces Services Medal, or any other characteristic protected by law.If you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a position with ManTech through its online applicant system, please contact ManTech's Corporate EEO Department at (703) 218-6000. ManTech is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer - minorities, females, disabled and protected veterans are urged to apply. ManTech's utilization of any external recruitment or job placement agency is predicated upon its full compliance with our equal opportunity/affirmative action policies. ManTech does not accept resumes from unsolicited recruiting firms. We pay no fees for unsolicited services.If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request an accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access as a result of your disability. To request an accommodation please click and provide your name and contact information.

Keywords: ManTech International Corporation, Arlington , Technical Writer, IT / Software / Systems , Arlington, Virginia

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