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Jacobs Technical Writer in Bethesda, Maryland

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Your Impact:

The Technical Writer will be responsible for the creation and maintenance of various documentation that pertains to a federal acquisitions office environment. This individual will help write, copyedit, and maintain items such as:

• Functional documentation that covers the usage and capabilities of various web applications

• Help guides/tip sheets

• Presentations and slideshows

• Capturing and documenting meeting minutes

• Technical documentation regarding in-house software applications

Additionally, this individual will take part in the following activities as secondary responsibilities:

• Application Help Desk Support

• Incident Management

• Maintenance of an online document repository, such as Sharepoint

Here’s What You’ll Need:

This position requires a bachelor’s degree in a related field or 1 year of technical writing experience. The selected candidate must be able to obtain and maintain a Public Trust clearance.

• Required skills:

o Candidate must display proficiency with Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook, Visio)

o Ability to work both independently as well as within a team.

o Ability to follow directions, take ownership of work, and meet deliverables/deadlines.

o Ability to understand complex federal acquisitions processes from a transactional point of view

• Preferred skills:

o Oracle Database 11g+, SQL, PL/SQL

o Appian development

o Blue Prism development

o QA/Testing experience

o Experience with the project lifecycle development process (analysis, design, code, test, migrate)

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