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Technical Writer
Ref No.: 18-00164
Location: Rockville, Maryland
Position Type:Contract
Job Description:

Our office is looking for a technical writer to provide a broad spectrum of documentation for NIGMS IRMB. The documentation could consist of creating technical meeting notes, policies, procedures, presentations, reports, user manuals, functional descriptions, system specifications, and assist with some Security Assessment and Authorization (SA&A) documentation. The Technical Writer shall develop outlines and drafts for review and approval by technical specialists and project management ensuring that final documents meet applicable contract requirements and regulations.

Responsibilities to include:

IRMB's in-house development and IT initiatives by translating technical jargon into a narrative more easily understood by non-IT professionals
Documenting all technical facets of the organization including Application Development, Networking, System Engineering, Security Operations, Security Assessment and Authorization (SA&A)
Supporting the Operations team with technical writing tasks. The tasks include creating and maintaining documentation, including but not limited to, installation and configuration guides, system design documents, functional specifications, and systems architecture and workflow diagrams.
Facilitating the creation and maintenance of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs). Working with subject matter experts (SMEs), Technical teams (Developers, Security Operations, and Systems Engineers) to create and maintain SOPs.

Required Skills:
3+ years experience

On site tech writer
Proficient in Microsoft office tools (e.g., Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio) to create and maintain professional technical documentation/diagrams.
The Technical Writer should also be familiar with using Adobe and screen capture (e.g., Snagit) tools.