As a technical writer you will develop, edit and format a variety of technical documents to support a Novetta developed, AWS based IoT platform for security and industrial sensors. You will work with software developers and systems engineers to identify documentation requirements, develop artifacts, and create a knowledge base for the open source initiative. Documents may include, but are not limited to, OV diagrams, implementation guides, user guides, test plans, training materials, briefs, interface documentation, wiki how-to articles, and “Hello World!” code examples. You will create and maintain templates and team style sheets for the program. You will edit and format draft documents to ensure that information meets applicable standards and conventions, is appropriate for the intended audience, and is readable on both the technical and non-technical levels. You will manage documentation controls including version control, reviews and approvals, and Quality Assurance.
- This position requires excellent written, verbal and interpersonal skills, attention to detail, ability to work as part of a fast paced, cross functional team, and the ability to deliver quality technical products efficiently.
- 5+ years of experience in Technical Writing and proficiency in G-Suite and MS Office
- 2+ experience writing in support of software development and / or cloud environments (AWS)
- Demonstrated experience developing, organizing, and maintaining technical documents and operational procedures and processes, with strong attention to detail
- Demonstrated experience researching emerging technical subject matter, organizing information from multiple sources, and expressing technical information in written form that usable
- Working knowledge of LucidChart, MS Visio, or similar for network and workflow diagrams
- BS/BA in Information Management, Business, or related field; or equivalent work experience is required
- Demonstrated ability to work in a matrixed team environment and support multiple different efforts as needed
- Knowledge of open-source development initiatives, and the documentation associated with those communities (readme, cookbooks, etc.)
- Desire to learn new technologies and tools and willing to share your experience with the team
- Experience with Agile, Scrum team management techniques
- Experience with Atlassian tools Jira, Confluence, Gitlab, and similar
- DoD 8570.1 Certification (CompTIA Security+ or equivalent)
- Active Secret clearance; TS/SCI eligible
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