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Technical Writer

Technical Writer

TISTA Science and Technology Corporation, a CMMI Maturity Level 3 company, focuses on delivering information technology (IT) and professional services to Federal and State agencies. TISTA is an Inc. 500 company, a recipient of the 2010 Top 100 Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Businesses from Diversity Business, recognized in Washington Technology’s FAST 50 list of the fastest growing small businesses in government contracting in 2012 & 2013, recognized as the Top 25 Fastest Growing Small Technology companies by the Washington Business Journal in 2014 & 2015, and selected as the Veteran Owned Company of the Year in 2014 by the Montgomery County MD Dept. of Economic Development.

Summary: 
Seeking a Technical Writer to provide project documentation, administrative and meeting support, contract administration, and technical documentation support to an Agile development project within the Department of Veterans Affairs. 

Responsibilities: 

  • Provide meeting logistical support and documentation to include agendas, meeting minutes, and action items
  • Draft project deliverables and monthly status reports
  • Review project documents completed by development contractor(s) for accuracy, compliance, and comprehensiveness
  • Ensure documentation, created by our team or the development contractor(s) complies with specified templates
  • Manage SharePoint or other client-specified document repositories, ensuring accurate naming conventions, logical folder structure, and timely archiving
  • Proficiency in creating Section-508 compliant artifacts

Preferred Experience:

  • Some experience within Veterans Affairs preferred
  • Demonstrated experience using Microsoft (MS) Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, MS Project, and MS Visio to create a variety of documents, reports, charts, and briefings
  • Understanding of agile work environment
  • Knowledge of Ration Tool Suite
  • Strong analytical and documentation skills with keen attention to detail
  • Ability to obtain Moderate Background Investigation (MBI) clearance

Education:

  • Minimum Associate’s Degree or technical degree, in computer science, electronics engineering or other engineering or technical discipline
  • Additional 4 years’ relevant experience may be substituted for Associate’s degree

Location: 

  • Rockville, MD (or virtual)

Equal Opportunity Statement
TISTA is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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