Technical Writer Skill Level 2 at Guidehouse (Baltimore, MD)

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Overview

Guidehouse is a leading global provider of consulting services to the public sector and commercial markets, with broad capabilities in management, technology, and risk consulting. By combining our public and private sector expertise, we help clients address their most complex challenges and navigate significant regulatory pressures focusing on transformational change, business resiliency, and technology-driven innovation. Across a range of advisory, consulting, outsourcing, and digital services, we create scalable, innovative solutions that help our clients outwit complexity and position them for future growth and success. The company has more than 12,000 professionals in over 50 locations globally. Guidehouse is a Veritas Capital portfolio company, led by seasoned professionals with proven and diverse expertise in traditional and emerging technologies, markets, and agenda-setting issues driving national and global economies. For more information, please visit www.guidehouse.com .

Responsibilities

Guidehouse seeks a qualified Technical Writer Responsible who will be responsible for the preparation, review, revision, and maintenance of documents including software and systems engineering, system operations, testing, and user documentation. The person in this position will write and edit technical documentation for a large IT system implementation to include installation, configuration and how-to documentation as well as briefings, training courses, graphics, correspondence, dashboards, and point papers. In addition, they will produce implementation guides and end-user guides for capabilities; provides field, data definition, and data flow documentation and formats technical publications from pamphlets, technical drawings, and consultations with technical personnel and other available resources.

Job Description/Responsibilities:
  • Understand basic concepts and write technical copy for various types of documents for large-scale systems implementation
  • Produce user manuals, training manuals/materials, and other documentation utilized by the end-user community of DoD electronic equipment and systems
  • Author content to prepare stakeholders / users for adopting new processes and systems (e.g. emails, presentations, demos, website content)
  • Develop templates for relevant communications and change management plans, status briefings, and deliverables
  • Prepare reports, responses, and briefings targeted to a wide range of audiences
  • Organize information from multiples sources, and express technical information in written form that is comprehensible to a wide audience of readers
  • Interpret engineering and maintenance drawings and operational procedures
  • Apply concepts for technical writing based on engineering drawings, technical information from engineering documentation, consultations with engineers and subject matter experts, and other available sources
  • Maintain a current internal documentation library
  • Use multiple word processing and presentation tools such as MS Word, PowerPoint, and Visio etc.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills with the ability to present a concept in a way that connects with the audience
Qualifications

The following qualifications are REQUIRED to be considered for this role:
  • An ACTIVE TS/SCI clearance with CI polygraph; Conditional Certification of Access (CCA) eligible and must be willing to upgrade to a full scope polygraph
  • Six (6) years experience as a Technical Writer in programs of similar scope, type, and complexity is required (large IT system implementation)
  • Bachelor's degree in a technical discipline from an accredited college or university is required
Additional Requirements

The successful candidate must not be subject to employment restrictions from a former employer (such as a non-compete) that would prevent the candidate from performing the job responsibilities as described. No sponsorship is available for this position.

Disclaimer

About Guidehouse

Guidehouse is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.

Guidehouse will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law or ordinance including the Fair Chance Ordinance of Los Angeles and San Francisco.

If you have visited our website for information about employment opportunities, or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation, please contact Guidehouse Recruiting at 1-571-633-1711 or via email at [email protected] . All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodation.

Guidehouse does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Guidehouse and Guidehouse will not be obligated to pay a placement fee.

Rewards and Benefits

Guidehouse offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflects our commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace.

Benefits include:
  • Medical, Rx, Dental & Vision Insurance
  • Personal and Family Sick Time & Company Paid Holidays
  • Position may be eligible for a discretionary variable incentive bonus
  • Parental Leave and Adoption Assistance
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Basic Life & Supplemental Life
  • Health Savings Account, Dental/Vision & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Short-Term & Long-Term Disability
  • Tuition Reimbursement, Personal Development & Learning Opportunities
  • Skills Development & Certifications
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach
  • Emergency Back-Up Childcare Program
More Information on Guidehouse
Guidehouse operates in the Consulting industry. The company is located in McLean, VA and Washington, DC. Guidehouse was founded in 2018. It has 12000 total employees. To see all 16 open jobs at Guidehouse, click here.
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