Technical Writer

Location: Arlington, VA
Date Posted: 05-03-2018
McLane Advanced Technologies (MAT) is actively seeking a proven leader and a Tech Writer. The Technical Writer will be responsible for creating and writing various types of user documentation, requirements, design specifications, references, manuals and instructions in support of LIS Analysis Program Management Support. Consult with customers to document business requirements, operational level process models, and functional requirements documentation. Write technical specifications for a variety of systems. Authors, edits, rewrites, authenticates and verifies with SMEs that all documentation (paper and electronic) and knowledge base materials that have been created are consistent for use by the customer. Ensures proper storage, delivery and archiving of all documentation including SharePoint through all phases of contact and delivery. Create user documentation for a variety of material, including how-to guides and instruction manuals. Interface with different groups to ensure that a consistent, clear, concise message is developed and maintained in all materials. Assure standardization of terms, format, controls and documentation. Ensure technical verbiage is easy to understand. Prepare charts, graphs or forms. Write clear and concise policies and procedures. Adhere to configuration management for documentation versioning. Review, analyze, and evaluate business systems and user needs. Write detailed description of user needs
Required Skills and Abilities:  
  • Experience developing process flows, methods and procedures, functional requirement documentation.
  • Must be highly detail-oriented and organized with excellent analytic and problem-solving abilities. Must
  • Display excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent open and proactive written communication skills with focus on grammatical and usability skills.
  •  Ability to work in a team-oriented environment.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft applications to include Excel, Word, Project, PowerPoint, and VISIO.
  • Knowledge of business process development and improvement.
  • Previous experience in external customer-facing technical support.
Travel Requirement: Travel may be required.
Security Clearance Requirement:  No clearance is required.
About McLane Advanced Technologies 
McLane Advanced Technologies is a small business headquartered in Tysons Corner, Virginia with a specialized focus on providing industry-leading Logistics and Technology services to the Department of Defense, Federal government and the private sector. MAT has extensive experience designing, developing, implementing and sustaining mission-critical logistics systems and software solutions. MAT is a leader in delivering innovative, reliable and cost effective services and technology solutions that address the needs of our clients and provide long-term benefits. MAT’s mission is to forge scalable and sustainable technology solutions by bridging the gap between logistics, technology, our clients’ needs, and delivering our services though the right mix of people, processes, and technology.
Working at MAT 
MAT offers a rich, meaningful corporate culture with driven and determined leadership in a dynamic environment that was founded on openness and success. We enjoy an energetic and fun atmosphere in a culture of mutual respect and regard. At MAT, we build upon the principals and traditions of our military.  Personal responsibility and accountability are required character traits and working independently is a must.  As a leader in Logistics and Technology services to the Federal government and commercial sector, McLane Advanced Technologies (MAT) continuously seeks to align itself with talented, motivated individuals who are as passionate as we are about working with our clients to create smarter and leaner IT and business solutions. As a rapidly growing and successful company, MAT strives to be an employer of choice within the Washington, DC metropolitan area and the Federal government market. To achieve this goal, we hire only the brightest, most talented and passionate people. MAT’s professionals accept challenging and rewarding work and in return receive excellent compensation and benefits, as well as the opportunity for personal and professional development. Our hiring process includes pre-employment screenings, a thorough background check (including salary and education history), and an in-depth structured interview covering your entire career. If you pass the muster, you will be part of dedicated team and on the path to a rewarding experience.
this job portal is powered by CATS