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Technical Writer

Location: Rockville, MD
Date Posted: 02-17-2017
Job # 8921609
Dovel Technologies, LLC provides leading edge software and application development services specializing in mission driven solutions that address complex business processes and technology challenges. We practice CMMI® ML3 processes and delivery solutions and are an innovative mission oriented technology company focused on complex business and technical challenges, ensuring solutions support the achievement of your mission. Our team creates software solutions that help customers communicate, access, and store mission critical information. Dovel is instrumental in the design and implementation of some of the most mission critical and innovative systems in government today.
 
Dovel, ranked #12 on the Washington Business Journal’s 50 Fastest Growing Companies in 2016! Join our team today!

We have an exciting opportunity for a Technical Writer to join our team in Rockville, Maryland! 
 
The Technical Writer will work within the Partner Services Team of Dovel Technologies, a company that supports Federal Grants Management solutions to more than 18 Federal agencies through the Grants Center of Excellence (www.GrantSolutions.gov).


 Role and Responsibilities:
Update and/or create program/projected related documentation including Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), installation instructions, training materials, test reports, meeting minutes, Visio diagrams, spreadsheets, presentations and other artifacts as necessary. Gathers, analyzes, and composes technical information. Conducts research and ensures the use of proper technical terminology. Translates technical information into clear, readable documents to be used by technical and non-technical users. Ensures consistency, clarity, and quality in and across all types of documentation. Engages in formatting, editing, and quality assurance on own work and the work of others.
 
Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor's Degree and 3 years of experience of technical writing, technical documentation, or editing/QA role or a
n equivalent combination of education and training that provides the following required skills and abilities
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Demonstrated writing proficiency for multiple audiences and in multiple modes (reports, meeting minutes, presentations, emails, technical specifications, proposals)
Demonstrated editing and quality assurance proficiency
Microsoft Office including Visio
Excellent attention to detail
Excellent organizational skills
Technical documentation knowledge and experience
Ability to operate in a matrixed environment with multiple competing priorities
Candidates must have lived in the United States for at least 3 out of the last 5 years
 
Dovel Technologies is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled

Words that describe Dovel:
A Lean Forward Company; Agile; Fun; High-Energy; Leaders Encouraged; Innovative; Users of Cutting-Edge Technology; Client-Oriented-Consultative Environment; Skilled, Educated, and Certified Professionals; Stable and Growing

Benefits Program:
Paid Time Off; 10 Paid Holidays; Health Insurance; Dental Insurance; Vision Plan; Life Insurance; Long Term Disability; Short Term Disability; Flexible Spending Accounts; 401(k) with matching; Voluntary Life Insurance

Additional Benefits:
CTO Group Mentorship; On-site State-of-the-Art Technology Lab; Casual Fridays, Friday breakfast on-site, and more!
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