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Alion Science and Technology

Technical Writer, Associate - 37875

Alexandria, VA

Job Description

Position Summary:

Alion is seeking a highly skilled, knowledgeable, and motivated Technical Writer to

support our Department of Defense customers. The applicant will be a part of a team that

designs and develops interactive courseware for customer. Position is based in Alexandria, VA.

The applicant will require strong analytical skills and must be a self-starter with great initiative

and ability to work independently with minimum supervision. Work requires the writer to be a

team-player who interacts daily with ISDs, SMEs, and web developers to deliver quality products.

Duties will be under the general direction of the project and program manager and within the

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scope of the work derived from a contract with a government customer.

Duties: The Technical Writer will perform a wide range of tasks to support the development of

software and security training solutions, including:
  • Determine the clearest and most logical way to present information for greatest reader comprehension.
  • Write and revise training materials including job aids, configuration instructions, ILT/vILT documents, and online course documents.
  • Meet with subject-matter experts to ensure specialized topics are appropriately addressed.
  • Manage multiple projects at any one time.
  • Execute existing styles, policies, and procedures.
  • Review and/or copyedit content developed by other members of the team.
  • Performing additional duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Required Qualifications:
  • BA/BS in Technical Communication, Technical Writing, English, or related discipline with at least two years of professional experience.
  • Excellent writing and proof-reading skills.
  • Experience creating technical documentation for a wide and diverse audience.
  • Superior project management and organizational skills.
  • Must be US citizen.

Preferred Skills:
  • Familiarity with agile software development processes.
  • Familiarity with ADDIE process.
  • Experience working with government customers.

Professional Skills:
  • Excellent verbal, oral, interpersonal, and written communication skills.
  • Ability to be flexible, prioritize, and manage multiple activities simultaneously in a fast-paced, changing environment.
  • Strong team player with the ability to both collaborate and to take initiative and works well independently.
  • Superior attention to detail and the ability to meet deadlines.

Clearance: None
  • Must be eligible and willing to submit for a secret clearance.

Security Clearance: Secret
Telework - Not Eligible

Diversity Statement

We are an EOE that values our employee's talent – regardless of gender, race, ethnicity, national origin, sexual orientation, religion or other protected characteristics – Your Talent Is Our Strength .

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 for the majority of our positions.

Covid Notice

A new Federal Executive Order requires that employees of Federal contractors and subcontractors be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by December 8, 2021. Accordingly, as a condition of employment with Technical Solutions, a division of Huntington Ingalls Industries, employees will be required to provide proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 or have an approved exemption prior to starting employment.

Job ID: Alion-v0uaMtGWW6QG
Employment Type: Other