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Technical Writer/Instructional Systems Design

Company: TAD PGS, Inc.
Location: Manassas
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

We have an outstanding Direct Hire opportunity for a Technical Writer to join a leading Company located in the Manassas, VA surrounding area. This position will be on-site at the Clients offices.
The ideal candidate will have a background in the DOD/Military Space with experienced writing requirements. Like the individual to have Instructional Design background. Responsible for creating and writing various types of user documentation, including how-to guides, manuals, references, or instructions. This candidate should have strong communication skills which enable them to explain complicated concepts in a simple manner.
Experience with S1000D is necessary and knowledge of applicable military standards, specifications and test practices is desired. Individuals with an Electronic Warfare background will receive special consideration.

  • Job duties include but are not limited to writing, editing and managing technical documentation for the creation of operator/maintenance Interactive Electronic Technical Manuals (IETM), associated curriculum and computer-based training for military systems and equipment.
    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities - Proficiency with Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, and Power Point), XMLSpy, Dreamweaver, MS Visio, Adobe Acrobat and Illustrator - Experience with S1000D is desired - Experience with HTML, XHTML, XML is a must - Familiarity with MIL-STDS, MIL-PRFS, MIL-HDBK, and SCORM requirements is a plus - Have the ability to research, write and edit documentation for military and government programs - Excellent oral and written communication skills - Ability to prepare program documentation for delivery in all formats (e.g. .doc, .PDF, HTML and XML/SGML-tagged on-line and interactive electronic technical manuals). - Review and edit program documents for technical accuracy in accordance with all applicable documentation standards and style guides - Collaborate with subject matter experts to develop thorough and accurate technical documents - Preference will be given to candidates with the above skill sets who also possess an instructional design backgroundQualificationsBachelors Degree2 years of DOD/Military work experience

Keywords: TAD PGS, Inc., Alexandria , Technical Writer/Instructional Systems Design, Engineering , Manassas, Virginia

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