Position Description

Technical Writer/Editor (Technical Writer, Analyst)
Position Location Lexington Park, MD
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Clearance Required:
Ability to Obtain a Secret
Education Required:
BA/BS
US Citizenship:
Required

Summary

The MIL Corporation is looking for a Technical Writer/Editor (Technical Writer, Analyst) to support multiple projects in the Rapid Engineering and Prototyping Solutions (REPS) Sector in Lexington Park, MD. The Technical Writer/Editor will support the development, formatting, editing, and configuration management of documentation for projects supporting a wide variety of communication systems.

Responsibilities

  • Ability to coordinate and communicate with engineers, technicians, and managers to produce high-quality documentation that is grammatically correct, error-free, and conveys intended meaning.
  • Creation of documentation deliverables, including but not limited to requirements specifications, design documents, test plans/procedures/reports, scientific and technical reports, technical data packages, user manuals, operations and maintenance manuals, training materials, project briefings, and management plans.
  • Provide support for the development of policy directives, guidebooks, program/project briefing materials, and correspondence.
  • Responsible for the compilation, review, and editing of technical and administrative documentation.
  • Work closely with government clients and team members to ensure schedules and objectives are met and exceeded.

Travel

No travel is expected at the onset. However, as experience gained and ability is demonstrated, travel may be expected to support on-site installations. Candidates must be willing to travel to CONUS, and occasionally to OCONUS, sites. Total travel is expected to be less than 10%.

Required Qualifications

  • 3 to 6 years of Technical Writing/Editing experience including editing, preparation, and production of technical reports, presentation materials, and other related documentation.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite including Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Visio, SharePoint, and Teams.
  • Proficient with graphics editing software (e.g., Photoshop/GIMP).
  • Knowledgeable in project management tools (e.g., MS-Project, One Pager Pro, etc.) as related to artifact generation.
  • Demonstrated writing/editing skills with the ability to gather information from multiple sources then organize and synthesize the information into a clear point of view and create a concise and well-written narrative.
  • Familiar with governing standards and guidelines associated with the preparation of technical documentation.
  • Effective oral and written communications with technical and management staff.

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience with other documentation tools (e.g. LaTeX).
  • Experience with configuration management tools (e.g., SVN).

Education

Bachelor's degree in English, Journalism, Technical Writing, or applicable discipline.

Clearance

All applicants for this position must be able to obtain a Secret Clearance; please note that the clearance process takes into account financial background aspects.

Compensation

The MIL Corporation values your contributions and offers a range of benefits to support your overall well-being. We are pleased to offer a comprehensive range of benefits to our full-time employees which includes health, life, disability, and retirement plans, as well as paid time off, opportunities for professional growth and tuition assistance. Additional benefits and incentives may also apply, which will be communicated during the hiring process.  

Salary at MIL is determined based on factors such as qualifications, experience, and contractual limitations. For this position, the projected compensation range is $60,000 - $80,000 per year. This estimate represents the typical salary range and is just one part of MIL’s complete compensation package. 

Why MIL?

The MIL Corporation (MIL) is a dynamic workforce of industry professionals who deliver world-class solutions in cyber, engineering, financial management, and information technology – and we are looking for candidates like you! Whether you’re fresh out of college, the military, or well into your professional services career, MIL has great job opportunities that might be a great fit.

Here at MIL, we pride ourselves on the family-like environment instilled amongst our team. Our employees love working here and it truly shows through our various recognitions & awards. Some of our most recent awards include:

  • 2021-2022, Top Workplaces USA award (Energage)
  • 2017-2022 Top Workplaces Award, Greater Washington Area (The Washington Post)
  • 2018-2022 Certified Great Workplace, Great Place to Work®
      • 2021 & 2022, Best Workplaces in Consulting & Professional Services™
      • 2021 Fortune Best Workplaces for Millennials™
      • 2018 Fortune, Great Place to Work: Best Place to Work for Diversity
  • 2020- 2022, 2017, Top Workplace Award, South Carolina (Greenville Business Magazine, Columbia Business Monthly, and Charleston Business Magazine)
  • 2022 Freedom Award, Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), Department of Defense
  • 2018, Above & Beyond Award, Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), Department of Defense

If your goal is to help the federal government deploy leading technologies, improve financial management, or defend the nation in cyberspace, MIL welcomes you. Become a part of something greater, where you, the people, make the difference.

The MIL Corporation is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity and sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

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The MIL Corporation is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity and sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal or state law.

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