Technical Writer with Security Clearance

HII Mission Technologies
Kearneysville, West Virginia
Apr 01, 2024
Apr 20, 2024
Safety / Security
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Other Corporate
Requisition Number: 18261 Required Travel: 0 - 10% Employment Type: Full Time/Salaried/Exempt Anticipated Salary Range: $51,397.00 - $55,000.00 Security Clearance: Position of Public Trust Level of Experience: Mid Meet HII's Mission Technologies Division Our team of more than 7,000 professionals worldwide delivers all-domain expertise and advanced technologies in service of mission partners across the globe. Mission Technologies is leading the next evolution of national defense - the data evolution - by accelerating a breadth of national security solutions for government and commercial customers. Our capabilities range from C5ISR, AI and Big Data, cyber operations and synthetic training environments to fleet sustainment, environmental remediation and the largest family of unmanned underwater vehicles in every class. Find the role that's right for you. Apply today. We look forward to meeting you. Job Description HII is recognized as one of America's top large company employers and is driven by strong values and ethics that puts people's safety and well-being first. Mission Technologies, a division of HII, is seeking a talented, motivated Technical Editor & Writer to join our team and create, review & edit technical and non-technical documents for a top government agency. The ideal candidate will have experience translating technical information into clear, concise documents to be used by technical and non-technical personnel. As a Technical Writer you will be composing and maintaining a variety of documents including, functional descriptions, system specifications, user's manuals, training materials, installation guides, reports, presentations, whitepapers, online help or any other customer deliverables and documents. If you are a self-starter with a passion for writing and knack for detail, then we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity focused on creating documentation that drives our business forward. This position can be worked 100% remotely. What You Will Do Work closely with internal stakeholders to develop a strong, functional, up-to-date, and a well-curated internal knowledge base.
Write reports and proposals utilizing MS Word, PowerPoint and Excel for audiences of varying levels, from project leads to business executives.
Write Knowledge Base articles and create standard document and report templates.
Work closely with SMEs to build out internal documentation sites and solicit accurate information.
Deliver accurate functional documentation on time and with a high degree of quality.
Document best practices across the organization in real time.
Assist others with appropriate phrasing for document content.
Plan documentation development processes and coordinate writing projects.
Manage multiple document review cycles and maintain change control for documents as needed.
Complete writing assignments according to organizational standards regarding order, style, terminology, and format.
Conduct research and ensure the use of proper technical terminology.
Select photographs, illustrations, charts, etc. to illustrate material as appropriate.
Develop presentations and graphics, or assist others in doing so, when needed.
Support training development, delivery and maintain a documentation repository if needed.
What You Must Have 3 years relevant experience with Bachelors in related field; 1 year relevant experience with Masters in related field; or High School Diploma or equivalent and 7 years relevant experience.
Client Requirements: 5 years of experience and a Bachelor's degree in a writing-intensive field or significant work experience in a fast-paced enterprise technology-development environment.
Ability to obtain and maintain a Public Trust Security Clearance.
Must be a U.S. Citizen.
Strong team-player attributes with outstanding communication, organization, and interpersonal skills.
Strong time-management and prioritization skills.
Information gathering and interviewing skills.
Experience in developing internal business and technical documentation.
Comfortable with changing dynamic software development situations.
Experience in capturing and maintaining institutional knowledge.
Proficient with Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, SharePoint and Adobe.
Experience in using enterprise-grade bug tracking systems such as Jira.
Experience working in Agile environments.
Proficiency conducting in-depth review and research of provided technical documentation to identify required updates or the need for development of new content.
The ability to communicate professionally with a variety of internal and external stakeholders, including other specification writers, team/production leads, and engineering points of contacts. Bonus Points For Having! Prior Government Contract experience.
Current or prior Security Clearance
Why HII We build the world's most powerful, survivable naval ships and defense technology solutions that safeguard our seas, sky, land, space and cyber. Our diverse workforce includes skilled tradespeople; artificial intelligence, machine learning (AI/ML) experts; engineers; technologists; scientists; logistics experts; and business administration professionals. Recognized as one of America's top large company employers, we are a values and ethics driven organization that puts people's safety and well-being first. Regardless of your role or where you serve, at HII, you'll find a supportive and welcoming environment, competitive benefits, and valuable educational and training programs for continual career growth at every stage of your career. Together we are working to ensure a future where everyone can be free and thrive. Today's challenges are bigger than ever, and the nation needs the best of us. It's why we're focused on hiring, developing and nurturing our diversity. We believe that diversity among our workforce strengthens the organization, stimulates creativity, promotes the exchange of ideas and enriches the work lives of all our employees. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, physical or mental disability, age, or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law. Do You Need Assistance? If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Reasonable accommodations are considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address. Additionally, you may also call 1- for assistance. Press for HII Technical Solutions.