BAE Systems Technical Writer / Editor in Chantilly, Virginia

Job Description

This position is ideal for a technical writer that has experience supporting systems and test engineering and enjoys being the liaison between the developers and end users in documenting how to use the applications critical to their mission. Supports the technical staff in the development and dissemination of a technical documents including requirements analyses, design documents, manuals, release notes, and network security documents;

Typical Education & Experience

Typically a Bachelor's Degree and 6 years work experience or equivalent experience

Required Skills and Education

  • Bachelor s degree in English, Literature, Business, Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, Social Science, Psychology or other related analytical, scientific, or technical discipline.

  • 5 years of experience developing, editing, and producing technical and graphical documentation for information technology systems, to include SDDs.

  • Experience working directly with government management to create executive briefings.

  • Experience coordinating communications between various teams supporting applications with 30K users.

Preferred Skills and Education

  • Strong verbal and written communications experience is essential for success in this position.

  • Ability to work with customer and translate technical requirements and jargon into documents that the customer and end users will understand and accept as quality work.

  • Must be experienced developing and delivering user guides that concisely explain how to use the application the team is delivering.

  • Comfortable working with engineers to complete design documents and test reports in accordance with a quarterly deployment schedule.

  • Excels at creating presentations that may be part of presentations to organizations senior management or used for training users in the field.

  • Can do personality that thrives on stepping in where needed.

About BAE Systems Intelligence & Security

BAE Systems Intelligence & Security, based in McLean, Virginia, designs and delivers advanced defense, intelligence, and security solutions that support the important missions of our customers. Our pride and dedication shows in everything we dofrom intelligence analysis, cyber operations and IT expertise to systems development, systems integration, and operations and maintenance services. Knowing that our work enables the U.S. military and government to recognize, manage and defeat threats inspires us to push ourselves and our technologies to new levels. That s BAE Systems. That s Inspired Work. Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression. To see Inspired Work in action, visit and follow us on Facebook:

Technical Writer / Editor


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