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Technical Writer and Editor
EnDyna McLean, VA

Technical Writer and Editor

EnDyna
McLean, VA
Expired: over a month ago Applications are no longer accepted.
  • Vision , Medical , Dental , Paid Time Off , Life Insurance , Retirement
  • Full-Time
Job Description
Salary: $64,000-$71,000

EnDyna is seeking an experienced Technical Writer and Editor to join our dynamic team. This hybrid position, based in McLean, VA, offers the flexibility of 3-4 days per week in the office. Candidates with government, environmental, and graphics experience are highly encouraged to apply.


Responsibilities:

  • Gather, analyze, and compose complex technical information.
  • Ensure the use of proper technical terminology.
  • Translate technical information into clear, readable documents suitable for both technical and non-technical personnel.
  • Determine the clearest and most logical way to present information and instructions for maximum reader comprehension.
  • Write and edit technical content accordingly.
  • Prepare or commission graphics and illustrations to enhance technical writing.
  • Apply knowledge of government writing style guides (e.g., Plain Language Guidelines, Federal Plain Language Guidelines, or agency-specific guidelines) to ensure compliance with official communication standards.
  • Collaborate with subject matter experts, engineers, and project managers to create accurate and user-friendly documentation.
  • Conduct thorough research to understand complex topics and convey them effectively to diverse audiences.
  • Review and edit technical documents for consistency, clarity, and adherence to organizational standards.
  • Check compliance with Section 508 accessibility standards set by the federal government to ensure that documents are accessible to individuals with disabilities.
  • Review and validate scripts for documents, pictures, videos, and training materials to maintain accuracy, consistency, and alignment with organizational goals.
  • Utilize collaborative tools such as Microsoft Teams for efficient communication, document sharing, and project coordination.

Qualifications:

  • Strong written communication skills.
  • Familiarity with federal acquisition procedures (if applicable).
  • Ability to engage with technical and executive teams for content acquisition.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Proficiency in using tools for technical writing and editing.

Preferred Experience:

  • Previous experience in technical writing or editing roles.
  • Knowledge of industry-specific terminology (e.g., technology, engineering, healthcare, etc.).
  • Familiarity with government writing style guides.
  • Experience working with cross-functional teams and managing multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Understanding of document version control and collaboration tools.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.).
  • Familiarity with content management systems (CMS) and version control systems (e.g., Git)

 

EnDyna’s benefits include 401k retirement plans, paid time off, health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, long term disability, short term disability.

 

It is EnDyna’s policy to promote equal employment opportunities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. 

Address

EnDyna

McLean, VA
22102 USA

Industry

Education

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