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Junior Technical Writer

Company: Teracore, Inc.
Location: Washington
Posted on: February 25, 2021

Job Description:

Company DescriptionTeracore is a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) classified management consulting and information technology services firm. We are committed to creating and maintaining a corporate environment and culture that promotes long-term employment. We hire employees who are looking for a career and not just their next "gig." We build and foster our corporate culture through:* Keeping small business, friendly atmosphere - you are not just a number here at Teracore---real people adding value---one person at a time* Focusing on work/life balance - Teracore is a company that believes people function best in a balanced environment* Social events - From happy hours, to summer picnics and holiday parties, to outings at Nationals games, and regular Town Hall gatherings, we work hard to give employees not working on the same projects the opportunity to both meet "new faces" and keep close with prior teammates* Community events - Teracore emphasis on giving back to the community it serves - veteran and community volunteer efforts flourish in this culture* Focusing on making this a great place to work - Corporate engagement team ensures Teracore work hard, play hard cultureJob DescriptionInitial Project BackgroundOur Department of Homeland Security (DHS) client's mission is to improve homeland security by working with partners (department components, other government agencies, State, local, tribal, and territorial emergency responders and officials) to provide state-of-the-art solutions and/or technology that help them achieve their missions.To support DHS's mission, a full range of support services are needed, including providing expert technical assistance on national efforts that will contribute to maintaining and expanding the capabilities of homeland security.Position DescriptionThe Junior Technical Writer will assist in the identification, research, analysis, evaluating, tracking and composition of complex technical information. This includes monitoring emerging technology trends and conducting research and ensuring the proper use technical terminology. The Junior Technical Writer will prepare written material, such as reports, presentations, scripts, stories, advertisements, and other material. This material may be market research, reports of findings, technology trends, etc. In addition, the Junior Technical Writer may assist with planning, coordination, or editing of content or material for publication. The Junior Technical Writer will be experienced in translation of technical information into clear, readable documents to be used by technical and non-technical personnel. The Junior Technical Writer will organize material and write descriptive copy and select appropriate images to illustrate written material. The position requires someone who can develop communication materials for publications, internet, strategic initiatives, user manuals, training materials, reports, etc. The Junior Technical Writer will provide technical writing support and review documents for technical accuracy.QualificationsRequired Skills:* Bachelor's degree and 3-5 years of relevant experience.* Technical writing experience in the development of reports, scripts, stories, advertisements, presentations, strategic communications, publications, and other material;* Knowledge and experience with various writing styles, including translation of scientific information into plain language and the reverse;* Experience researching and evaluating scientific or technological information and with the interpretation, analysis, and synthesis of information;* Highly effective oral and written communication skills, including exceptional public speaking, facilitation, and interpersonal communication skills.* Experience in preparing strategic communications, editing and formatting communications and reports for publication, with exceptional attention to detail, consistency, and purpose.* Demonstrated ability to technically edit reports and client deliverables.* Ability to coordinate activities on behalf of clients with others within the organization and with external partners and stakeholders.* Able to navigate challenging office environments and be diplomatic in all interactions.* Able to work and maintain composure in a fast paced, high pressure environment;* Detail-oriented and customer-focused work habits.* Proactive, self-directed, and able to plan, prioritize, and organize diversified workload and use sound judgement and discretion.* Ability to manage multiple projects/tasks in a high pressure, time sensitive environment.* Highly organized with an exceptional attention to detail.Desired Skills* Current DHS Suitability or be eligible to obtain DHS EOD Suitability.* Present plans, technology projects, and briefing materials to stakeholders, team members, and senior-level officials in a thoughtful and coherent manner.* Able to think strategically and creatively.* Demonstrated ability to contribute to high-performing teams.* Customer service skills and attention to detail and accuracy.* Identify and propose specific strategies, initiatives, and remedies to align technology infrastructure with requirements and mission of the DHS S&T Directorate.* Experience working with Federal government clients.* Ability to work with client to develop task-level project plans;* Understanding of business and technology terminology and concepts.* Ability to adapt and solve problems creatively and collaboratively.Suitability Clearance* Ability to obtain Federal Public Trust Clearance/DHS Suitability* US Citizenship requiredAdditional InformationWe are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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