Technical Writer - 30908 in Alexandria, VA at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 8/30/2019

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Job Description



At Commonwealth Technologies, Inc. (CTI), our technical staff is challenged to develop unique customized solutions that seamlessly blend technology and tradecraft. We value integrity, imagination and hands-on creativity and recruit talent with diverse backgrounds who bring a broad spectrum of technical experience to our team. We expect that you will apply your skills and shape this position based on your strengths and interests. Even though our parent company MacAulay-Brown, Inc. (MacB) is a large business, CTI preserves our small company feel and our staff has the time to focus on their work while maintaining the big-picture perspective. Beyond our competitive salary and benefits structure, our employees earn a sense of accomplishment by making meaningful contributions to our nation¿s security priorities. With some of the most comprehensive fabrication assets in Northern Virginia including a full in-house machine shop, composite fabrication, finishing and electronics assembly capabilities, your ideas and contributions will quickly lead to fieldable hardware. By joining the CTI team, your technical writing skills will help solve our customer¿s most challenging problems and build upon the industry-leading reputation we¿ve developed over nearly 5 decades.

In this position, your responsibilities will include:

  • Gather, analyze, translate, and compose technical information into clear, readable documents to be used by technical and non-technical personnel.
  • Compose technical documents including User's Manuals, Training Materials, Installation Guides, Proposals, and Reports.
  • Edit Functional Descriptions, System Specifications, User¿s Manuals, Special Reports, or any other customer deliverables and documents.
  • Conduct research and ensure the use of proper technical terminology.
  • Proficient in MS Office suite and experience using SharePoint   
  • Experience with graphic design and design software (e.g. Adobe InDesign or Photoshop)   
  • Bachelor's Degree or higher.   
  • Five (5) or more years of relevant experience.   
  • Must have Top Secret Clearance with recent access to SCI  
  • Must have U.S. Citizenship.



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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