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Senior Technical Writer

Company: FOCUS Consultants
Location: Bethesda
Posted on: November 20, 2022

Job Description:

*Technical Writer Position Description*Position: Full-Time, Hybrid RemoteQMS Consulting (QMS) is an Education Technology (EdTech) and Information Technology (IT) Consulting firm that specializes in Cybersecurity / Data Protection, Cloud Lifecycle, Software Development and Data Science. QMS seeks a Technical Writer to support the operational needs for a federal government program. The Technical Writer will use best practices to ensure the resulting deliverables are timely and of high-quality. Youll be part of a cross-functional team thats responsible for the content development from concept to operations and maintenance.In this role, you should be well-organized, detail oriented with the ability to lead tasks and produce high-quality deliverables. Critical thinking and problem-solving skills are essential for this position.*Technical Writer responsibilities include: ** Work with internal teams to obtain an in-depth understanding of the programs applications, concept of operations and the documentation requirements* Produce high-quality documentation that meets applicable standards and is appropriate for its intended audience* Write easy-to-understand user interface text, online help and developer guides* Create tutorials to help end-users use a variety of applications* Analyze existing and potential content, focusing on reuse and single-sourcing opportunities* Create and maintain the information architecture* Meeting with stakeholders to discuss program status and goals* Demonstrating initiative by identifying issues, recommending, and implementing solutions* Other activities, as required by the business*Technical Writer requirements include: ** Proven 5+ years experience in technical writing of software documentation, business processes and IT operations* Ability to deliver high quality documentation paying attention to detail* Ability to quickly grasp complex technical concepts and make them easily understandable in text and pictures* Excellent written skills in English* Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office* Basic familiarity with the SDLC and agile software development methodologies* Proven experience in complex information technology environments* Experience developing technical documents for the HHS federal government agency* Experience in human resources and the healthcare industry* BS/BA in computer science, technical or relevant fieldJob Type: Full-timePay: $70,000.00 - $85,000.00 per yearBenefits:* 401(k) matching* Dental insurance* Health insurance* Paid time off* Vision insuranceSchedule:* 8 hour shiftEducation:* Bachelor's (Preferred)Experience:* SDLC and agile software development methodologies: 2 years (Preferred)* technical documents for HHS or federal government agency: 5 years (Preferred)* human resources and the healthcare industry: 3 years (Preferred)* technical writing of software documentation: 5 years (Preferred)* business processes and IT operations: 5 years (Preferred)* Microsoft Office: 5 years (Preferred)Work Location: Hybrid remote in Bethesda, MD 20814

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