Parsons Corporation Technical Writer (Various Levels) in Annapolis Junction, Maryland
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Ready to be part of a team that tackles defense and data challenges? Want to take your technical writing skills to the next level to work on tough projects that will make a huge impact? Parsons is now hiring experienced Technical Writers with a desire to work on projects that change the world.
Parsons’ extensive experience in this field, combined with your knowledge, will propel your career forward with opportunity for advancement with top performance. We can offer training, development and opportunities to work on marquee projects as you and our fast-paced business grow and evolve. We need our writers to be versatile, enthusiastic to work in highly flexible, team-oriented environments and who have exceptional communication, analytical and organizational skills.
Parsons is sourcing candidates for a project within the Department of Defense to provide a wide range of skills and expertise to perform technology development, testing, integration of hardware and software applications, and associated documentation and training.
Parsons is seeking Technical Writers of various experience levels to perform the following:
Writing and editing technical documentation for project hardware and software to include installation, configuration and how-to documentation
Preparation, review, revision, and maintenance of technical documents including software and systems engineering, system operations, testing, and user documentation
Creating code documentation for software; producing implementation guides and end-user guides for capabilities
Providing field, data definition, and data flow documentation and formatting technical publications from pamphlets, technical drawings, and consultations with technical personnel and other available resources
Prepare reports, responses, and briefings targeted to a wide range of audiences
Prepare and maintain operations documentation, user guides and manuals and technical publications
Use multiple word processing and presentation tools such as MS Word, PowerPoint, and Visio etc.
Gather technical information, prepare written text
Coordinate layout and design of documents
Maintain a current internal documentation library
Work with developers to produce quality documentation and training materials
Understand basic concepts (to include basic grammar concepts), responsible for writing technical copy for various types of documents
All capabilities described in Level 1, plus:
Research highly technical subject matter, organizes information from multiples sources, and express technical information in written form that is comprehensible to a wide audience of readers
Apply concepts for technical writing based on engineering drawings, technical information from engineering documentation, consultations with engineers and subject matter experts, and other available sources
Produce defense acquisition documentation, user manuals, training manuals, and other documentation utilized by the end-user community of DoD electronic equipment and systems
Interpret engineering and maintenance drawings, operational procedures to understand and blend large quantities of computer related information
Two (2) years experience as a Technical Writer
Associate’s degree in a technical discipline from an accredited college or university
Two (2) years of additional technical writing experience may be substituted for an Associate’s degree
Six (6) years experience as a Technical Writer
Bachelor’s degree in a technical discipline from an accredited college or university
Four (4) years of additional technical writing experience may be substituted for an Bachelor’s degree
Minimum Clearance Required to Start:
Top Secret SCI w/Polygraph
This position is part of our Federal Solutions team.
Our Federal Solutions segment delivers resources to our US government customers that ensure the success of missions around the globe. Our diverse, intelligent employees drive the state of the art as they provide services and solutions in the areas of defense, security, intelligence, infrastructure, and environmental. We promote a culture of excellence and close-knit teams that take pride in delivering, protecting, and sustaining our nation's most critical assets, from Earth to cyberspace. Throughout the company, our people are anticipating what’s next to deliver the solutions our customers need now.
We value our employees and want our employees to take care of their overall wellbeing, which is why we offer best-in-class benefits such as medical, dental, vision, paid time off, 401(k), life insurance, flexible work schedules, and holidays to fit your busy lifestyle!
The position may require a COVID vaccination or an approved accommodation/exemption for a disability/medical condition or religious belief as required by customer requirements and some cases federal, state, provincial or local mandates.
Parsons is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility in the workplace. Diversity is ingrained in who we are, how we do business, and is one of our company’s core values. Parsons equally employs representation at all job levels for minority, female, disabled, protected veteran and LGBTQ+.
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Parsons is a digitally enabled solutions provider focused on the defense, security, and infrastructure markets. With nearly 75 years of experience, Parsons is uniquely qualified to deliver cyber/converged security, technology-based intellectual property, and other innovative services to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide.
Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBTQ+.
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