Technical Writer - 30189 in Linthicum Heights, MD at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 6/30/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description



Enlighten IT Consulting (EITC), a MacAulay-Brown, Inc. company is looking for a multi-faceted Technical Writer with top-notch writing and editing skills who can shape and effectively present technical information. The ideal candidate will have a sufficient IT background to follow a technical conversation and to translate complex technical concepts and solutions into multiple types of documents tailored to a variety of audiences. The position requires experience writing, reviewing, and revising various technical documentation, including, but not limited to reports, manuals, briefings, presentations, policies, processes, technical architectures, and information papers. The candidate also must be comfortable working independently on multiple assignments in a fast-paced environment.

Security Clearance:

  • A current government clearance at a Secret level or higher is highly desired. Candidate selected will be processed for a security clearance if they do not have one already and therefore all candidates must be a U.S. Citizen.

Required Skills

  • BA/BS Degree in English or similar field; will consider 4 years of additional experience in place of degree for a total of 8 years of experience.
  • 4+ years of experience providing support in a technical writing capacity. At least 2 years of experience supporting information technology (IT) projects.
  • Ability to translate complex technical concepts and solutions into multiple types of documents tailored to a variety of audiences.
  • Ability to collaborate with technical and other Subject Matter Experts to obtain information necessary to produce clear, readable documents to be used by technical and nontechnical personnel.
  • Excellent writing and editing skills with comprehensive knowledge of correct grammar, punctuation, spelling and usage of the English language.
  • Ability to independently research, organize, write, edit and produce required documentation.
  • Experience ensuring technical documentation is accurate, complete, meets editorial and government specifications and adheres to standards for quality, graphics, coverage, format and style.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • In-depth experience with MS Office products.

Desired Skills:

  • Experience with Google products desirable
  • Experience working with Adobe products
  • Understanding of cybersecurity concepts and issues
  • Experience working in/with the DoD community


Security Clearance

  SCI Eligible

Diversity Statement

  Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.  Alion will provide a reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans who need assistance to apply.  Please visit the Alion Careers site for more information

U.S. Citizenship Required.

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