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Technical Editor

Technical Editor

locations

Any Location / Remote

time type

Full time

job requisition id

RQ160323

Type of Requisition:

Regular

Clearance Level Must Currently Possess:

None

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:

None

Suitability:

Public Trust/Other Required:

MBI Full 5C (T3)

Job Family:

Technical Documentation

Job Qualifications:

Skills:

Communication, Documentations, Project Documentation

Certifications:

Experience:

5 + years of related experience

US Citizenship Required:

Yes

Job Description:

We are GDIT. The people supporting and securing some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work has meaning and impact on the world around us, but also on us, and that’s important. GDIT is your place. You make it your own by embracing autonomy, seizing opportunity, and being trusted to deliver your best every day.

We think. We act. We deliver. There is no challenge we can’t turn into opportunity. And our work depends on an experienced Technical Writer joining our team to support Program Management at a large Federal Agency. The customer has a strong appetite for innovation and automation.

HOW YOU’LL MAKE AN IMPACT:

  • Communicating with your team members and stakeholders to ensure mission success.
  • Developing a wide range of technical documentation to fully articulate program requirements and specifications.
  • Interfacing with customers to understand and fully document requirements.
  • Applying program and technical knowledge to impact project documentation and implementation.
  • Directly engage with government personnel for documentation creation, review and approval.
  • Assist and mentor other team members technical writers to support program needs.
  • Ability to review system and project requirements, architecture, roadmaps, schedules, risk registers and other program artifacts to ensure compliance with customer requirements.
  • Create meeting agendas, meeting minutes and other meeting documentation.

WHAT YOU’LL NEED TO SUCCEED:

Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum Five (5) years of experience working with developers, testers, analysts, and other subject matter experts (SME) to create, assimilate, develop, and convey technical material in a concise and effective manner for the application documentation support activities.
  • Experience creating a wide variety of technical documents; design specifications, diagrams, manuals (system and end users) white papers, flow chats, reports, and/or manuals.
  • Ability to consume raw technical details provided by the various SME’s and construct appropriate documentation to the detail and level required.
  • Experience creating detailed graphics and incorporating in documentation.
  • Ensures content is of high quality and conforms with standards for technical accuracy, grammar, punctuation, readability, and document formatting.
  • Strong understanding of technical solutions and concepts and ability to concisely communicate technical details to a wide variety of stakeholders.
  • Strong proficiency with Microsoft productivity tools.

Location: DC metro area preferred but remote applicants considered. Team members living in the DC metro need to travel to client sites in the DC metro area on an ad hoc basis. Remote team members will travel about 1 week per month.

Citizen: Must be a US Citizen and be able to pass a background investigation.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills.
  • Federal Contracting experience supporting large scale financial applications.
  • Certifications: PMP

WHAT GDIT CAN OFFER YOU

  • Full-flex work week.
  • 401K with company match.
  • Customizable health benefits packages.
  • Collaborative teams of highly motivated critical thinkers and innovators.
  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career.
  • Rewards program for high-performing employees.

The likely salary range for this position is $115,200 – $172,800. This is not, however, a guarantee of compensation or salary. Rather, salary will be set based on experience, geographic location and possibly contractual requirements and could fall outside of this range.

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Travel Required:

10-25%

Telecommuting Options:

Remote

Work Location:

Any Location / Remote

Total Rewards at GDIT:

Our benefits package for all US-based employees includes a variety of medical plan options, some with Health Savings Accounts, dental plan options, a vision plan, and a 401(k) plan offering the ability to contribute both pre and post-tax dollars up to the IRS annual limits and receive a company match. To encourage work/life balance, GDIT offers employees full flex work weeks where possible and a variety of paid time off plans, including vacation, sick and personal time, holidays, paid parental, military, bereavement and jury duty leave. GDIT typically provides new employees with 15 days of paid leave per calendar year to be used for vacations, personal business, and illness and an additional 10 paid holidays per year. Paid leave and paid holidays are prorated based on the employee’s date of hire. The GDIT Paid Family Leave program provides a total of up to 160 hours of paid leave in a rolling 12 month period for eligible employees. To ensure our employees are able to protect their income, other offerings such as short and long-term disability benefits, life, accidental death and dismemberment, personal accident, critical illness and business travel and accident insurance are provided or available. We regularly review our Total Rewards package to ensure our offerings are competitive and reflect what our employees have told us they value most.

We are GDIT. A global technology and professional services company that delivers consulting, technology and mission services to every major agency across the U.S. government, defense and intelligence community. Our 30,000 experts extract the power of technology to create immediate value and deliver solutions at the edge of innovation. We operate across 30 countries worldwide, offering leading capabilities in digital modernization, AI/ML, Cloud, Cyber and application development. Together with our clients, we strive to create a safer, smarter world by harnessing the power of deep expertise and advanced technology.

We connect people with the most impactful client missions, creating an unparalleled work experience that allows them to see their impact every day. We create opportunities for our people to lead and learn simultaneously. From securing our nation’s most sensitive systems, to enabling digital transformation and cloud adoption, our people are the ones who make change real.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.