CWMS Technical Writer – San Antonio

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

Cleared Technical Writer will be part of a talented team of solution providers that demonstrate superb technical competency, deliver mission critical infrastructure, and ensure the highest levels of availability, performance, and security for the Air Forces Cyber Warfare Mission Systems team. Technical writers communicate and coordinate with engineers, technicians, customers, and leadership to obtain general-to-detailed knowledge about products and/or services to be written about.  The technical writer employs composition, proofreading, revising, formatting, and design skills in their construction, and review and finishing skills when polishing the documents of other staff personnel for external delivery. The candidate will be based in San Antonio, TX.

MINIMUM/GENERAL EXPERIENCE:

*4+ years developing and maintaining technical manuals

*Demonstrated ability to write clearly, concisely, and precisely in English

*Strong graphic arts skills

*Advanced skills using knowledge management tools (e.g., Confluence, Git), Adobe (e.g., Acrobat, InDesign, and Photoshop), and Microsoft (e.g., Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)

FUNCTIONAL RESPONSIBILITY:

*Explain technical ideas in simple language

*Meet with customer representatives to establish technical specifications

*Record meeting minutes and provide to meeting participants

*Develop and maintain standard operation procedures, technical orders, checklists, and documentation for scripts, programs, process flow, and system configurations

*Author a wide variety of technical articles, reports, brochures, and manuals

*Verify and validate technical documentation in support of Cyber Warfare Systems

*Possess excellent communication skills as well as the ability to work with leaders, users, developers, and subject matter experts

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:

*A Bachelor’s degree is required (English, Journalism, Communications, or equivalent), or at least 4 years of professional experience as a technical writer (with substantiating writing samples)

SECURITY REQUIREMENTS:

Top-Secret clearance with SCI eligibility

LOCATION:

San Antonio, TX