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IT Technical Writer-editor

Washington, DC 20004
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The Health group provides solutions to help government healthcare agencies lower administrative costs, reduce fraud and abuse, and improve the quality of services for individuals. We also provide analytics that combine clinical knowledge with big data technology and techniques to transform petabytes of data into meaningful solutions for our customers.


Looking for a Technical Writer and Editor to produce high-quality documentation that contributes to the overall success of our clients requirements. You will work collaboratively with developers, engineers, cybersecurity experts and project managers to ensure technical documents and manuals, explain complex information in a clear and concise manner. Streamline processes, develop templates that are easy to adapt and apply. Produce high-quality documentation that meets applicable standards and is appropriate for its intended audience.


Edit technical writing, communicate with project members, and define content goals.

Responsible for checking the quality of written material, firm grasp of complex technical topics and experience with editorial guidelines.

Provide feedback on teams copy. Advise writers on their work and make sure that all content meets company standards.

Write easy to understand interface developer guides. Create tutorials to help end users use a variety of application

Plan, develop, organize, write and edit operational procedures and manuals

Manage updates and revisions to technical literature


Requires 2 to 5 years with BS/BA or 0 to 2 years with MS/MA/MBA or 8 to 10 years with no degree.

3-4 years experience in Technical Writing and Editing. General understanding of Cybersecurity topics

Bachelors Degree preferred

Proven experience working in a technical writing position creating cybersecurity system documentation

Strong familiarity with grammar, spelling, and punctuation. Proven ability to write and edit digestible technical concepts and content to make complex topics easy to understand.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Proficiency in MS Office

Ability to deliver high quality documentation with strong attention to detail

Ability to quickly grasp complex technical concepts and write in explanatory and procedural styles for multiple audiences

Skilled at prioritization and multi-tasking

About Perspecta

What matters to our nation, is what matters to us. At Perspecta, everything we do, from conducting innovative research to cultivating strong relationships, supports one imperative: ensuring that your work succeeds. Our company was formed to bring a broad array of capabilities to all parts of the public sectorfrom investigative services and IT strategy to systems work and next-generation engineering.

Our promise is simple: never stop solving our nations most complex challenges. And with a workforce of approximately 14,000, more than 48 percent of which is cleared, we have been trusted to just that, as a partner of choice across the entire sector.

Perspecta is an AA/EEO Employer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.

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The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)


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Posted: 2020-06-05 Expires: 2020-07-06

With offerings in mission services, digital transformation and enterprise operations, our team of 14,000 engineers, analysts, investigators and architects work tirelessly to create innovative solutions. We have the expertise and experience not only to devise solutions, but to execute on them successfully.

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