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Senior Technical Writer (ON SITE) (BHJOB1435_29932)

Astyra Corporation
North Chesterfield, VA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Senior Technical Writer (ON SITE)

Job Duties:

  • Client is looking for a Senior Technical Writer with 8+ years of experience to assist with the implementation of a new Computer-Aided Dispatch and Case Management System.
  • The successful candidate will produce high-quality business, policy, technical documentation, and training materials. This will include assisting in producing system documentation, system/user manuals, system release documents, user interface content, and online help content for the virtual learning system related to state government policies and procedures.


  • Writes and edits technical documents including reference manuals and product manuals.
  • Writes and edits procedural documentation such as user guides and manuals.
  • Determines the type of publication that will best serve the project requirements.
  • Meets with engineers, programmers, project managers, and subject matter experts to learn about specific products or processes.
  • Researches industry standards and products to better understand system.
  • Assesses the audience needs for whom the technical and procedural documentation is intended; adjusts tone and technical terms used to meet those needs and to ensure understanding.
  • Plans writing processes and sets timelines and deadlines.
  • Creates diagrams, charts, and other visual aids to assist readers in understanding a product or process.
  • Gathers feedback from customers, designers, and manufacturers to improve technical documents.
  • Work with Team to prepare, review, revise, and maintain current and future policy and standard operating procedures.
  • Structures procedures in a logical sequence.
  • Ensure messages and terminology is consistent across all written materials associated with implementation of new system.
  • Identifies, creates, revises, and maintains documentation and templates needed by the agency, technical teams, and user groups.
  • Provide professional technical writing and editing services on materials such as informational products, presentations, press releases, reports, etc., while complying with agency style guides and quality control measures.
  • Coordinate stakeholder input, fact-checking, and integration of written text and graphic design.
  • Prepare, design and publish documents and media that are distributed to a diverse government user base.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Required Skills/Experience:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills Required 8 Years
  • Excellent writing and grammatical skills. Required 8 Years
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail. Required 8 Years
  • Ability to present complex data in clear, concise text. Required 8 Years
  • Ability to meet deadlines and to work independently. Required 8 Years
  • Ability to edit and proofread work of colleagues. Required 8 Years
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software. Required 8 Years
  • 8+ years of experience in technical writing. Required 8 Years
  • Experience writing documents and publications for government organizations. Required 8 Years
  • Display a high degree of initiative and ability to work independently under minimum supervision in a fast-paced environment. Required 8 Years
  • Must submit to and pass background check. Required
  • Bachelor’s degree in English, Communications, Public Relations, Marketing, or related field. Required
Company Description
Astyra Corporation is a staffing and consulting company that is locally owned and operated right here in the heart of RVA. Astyra offers a unique approach to solving the business challenges of its clients. After being in business for over 20 years, we have evolved and grown - smart ideas, ingenuity and never settling for failure are our hallmark traits. We are locals with a national presence and need a like-minded; client-focused professional who wants to make a difference every day.

Astyra Corporation


7700 Midlothian Turnpike

North Chesterfield, VA



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