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Technical Writer - DODP4

Company: Avantus
Location: Fort Belvoir
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Company Overview

Avantus Federal, a NewSpring Holdings Company, is a mission-focused services and solutions company headquartered in McLean, VA. Drawing upon its heritage companies' histories of consistent growth and high performance in the federal services market, Avantus ensures eminence is earned, sustained and grown.

Avantus' services and solutions are designed, tailored, and executed based on our long history of helping our Homeland Security, Defense, Intelligence, and Federal Civilian customers solve complex challenges. Our capabilities include Project & Portfolio Management, Facilities, Acquisition & Sustainment, Systems Engineering Technical Services, Operations & Analysis, Transformation & Advisory Services, Data & Software Solutions, Digital Innovation, and Augmented Intelligence.

Position Overview

Avantus is seeking a Technical Writer/Editor to write and/or edits marketing and public awareness materials, including reports, blogs, briefings and presentations, and other project deliverables in support of the U.S Army's Program Executive Office Enterprise Information Systems (PEO EIS). Duties include:


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  • Write and/or edit marketing and public awareness materials, including reports, blogs, briefings and presentations, and other project deliverables to meet contract requirements
  • Develop outlines and drafts for review and approval by specialists and project management
  • Research and gather background information for inclusion in project documentation and deliverables
  • Consult relevant information sources, including library resources, technical and financial documents, and client and project personnel, to obtain background information, and verify pertinent guidelines and regulations governing project deliverables
  • Support internal and external content and communications strategies
  • Ensure standardization of technical reports to include flow, factual presentation, and synthesizes are solidly based on evidence compiled during investigations; and that analysis and arguments are persuasively presented in terms of applicable standards and evidence
  • Provide recommendations to ensure all written products reflect the highest level of scholarship typically found in works published by academic institutions and must be understandable to a first-time reader who possesses little knowledge of matters addressed
  • Ensure vocabulary, syntax, punctuation, paragraph structure, and phrasing are consistent with internal standards
  • Establish templates for correspondence and reports and make recommendation to ensure templates are consistent with internal standards

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree and a minimum of 10 years of relevant experience
  • Ability to Obtain Secret Clearance: US Citizenship Required #AvantusClearedJob
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving and decision-making capabilities
  • Excellent verbal, interpersonal and written communication skills
  • Team player with the ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment
  • Must be deadline driven, fast paced, organized and detail oriented
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to give and receive candid feedback in an open, results-oriented environment
  • Knowledge in the use of AP style

Preferred Qualifications

  • Secret clearance
  • Prior experience with PEO EIS or the U.S. Army

Company EEO Statement

Avantus Federal is an equal opportunity employer and Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) federal contractor. All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other category protected by law. Avantus hires and promotes individuals solely on the basis of their qualifications for the job to be filled.

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