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Senior Technical Writer

ManTech | Chantilly VA 20153 USA | Full Time | Posted: 01/17/2020

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Secure our Nation, Ignite your Future


Become an integral part of a diverse team in the Mission, Cyber, and Intelligence Solutions (MCIS) Group.  Currently, ManTech is seeking a motivated, mission-oriented Technical Writer in Chantilly, VA, with strong customer relationship skills.  At ManTech, you will help protect our national security while working on innovative projects that offer opportunities for advancement.

The Mission and Intelligence Solutions (MIS) Division provides mission solutions to a wide range of Defense and Intelligence Community customers. This division consists of a team of technical leaders that deliver advanced technical solutions to government organizations.  Our customers have high standards, are technically adept, and use our products daily to support their mission of protecting national security and/or supporting the warfighter. Our contributions to our customer’s success is driving our growth.

Currently, ManTech is seeking a motivated, career- and customer-oriented Senior Technical Writer to join our team in Chantilly, VA, to provide unparalleled support to our customer and to begin or advance an exciting and rewarding career within ManTech.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Copy-edit technical documents such as Standard Operating Procedures, Configuration Guides, various plans, development-related artifacts, and various other technical documents to ensure information is clear, concise, consistent, comprehensive, accurate, and compliant with established customer requirements, and to ensure adherence to program standards and conventions.
  • Edit and format technically complete draft documents to ensure that information meets applicable standards and conventions, is appropriate for the intended audience, is readable on both the technical and non-technical levels, and fulfills the documentation requirements.
  • Work with technical teams to obtain in-depth knowledge and understanding of the subject matter and the documentation requirements.
  • Provide centralized documentation control, from document creation through sunset, using various industry standard tools and methodologies for such aspects as library management, version control, review and approval processes, and Quality Assurance.
  • Create and maintain the various templates and convention guides for the program.
  • Create, edit, and update PDF-based forms on an ad hoc basis, typically converting Microsoft Word mock-ups or Adobe PDF documents into fillable PDF forms.
  • Occasionally edit technical drawings for clarity fixes and other minor updates, typically using Microsoft Visio.
  • Work with management, engineers, and subject matter experts to understand, identify, and map operational processes and suggest applicable improvements.

Position Requirements:

  • Requires Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in related technical field and five to seven years of related (technical writing/editing) experience.
  • Be familiar with Adobe Acrobat and the Microsoft Office suite of products.  Specifically, be an expert user in Microsoft Word and Adobe Acrobat, a strong user in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and Visio, and a beginner to moderate user in Microsoft Project.  Familiarity with SharePoint is highly desired.
  • Be familiar with ITIL concepts, constructs, and processes.  ITIL Foundations v4 certification is highly desired.

Security Requirements:

  • ??Active Top Secret clearance


ManTech International Corporation, as well as its subsidiaries proactively fulfills its role as an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, marital status, physical or mental disability, status as a Disabled Veteran, Recently Separated Veteran, Active Duty Wartime or Campaign Badge Veteran, Armed Forces Services Medal, or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a position with ManTech through its online applicant system, please contact ManTech's Corporate EEO Department at (703) 218-6000. ManTech is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer - minorities, females, disabled and protected veterans are urged to apply. ManTech's utilization of any external recruitment or job placement agency is predicated upon its full compliance with our equal opportunity/affirmative action policies. ManTech does not accept resumes from unsolicited recruiting firms. We pay no fees for unsolicited services.

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Location Chantilly, VA, 20153, United States
Categories Administrative & Clerical
Sec Clearances Top Secret (TS)

Location Maptop

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