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Technical Writing and Editing Specialist

Company: Booz Allen Hamilton
Location: Westborough
Posted on: May 25, 2023

Job Description:

Job Number: R0170625

Technical Writing and Editing SpecialistKey Role:Research, outline, write, and edit technical documents, working closely with tech leads to understand project requirements. Gather information from subject matter experts (SMEs) to develop, organize, and write client-facing material including reports, briefings, user manuals, training manuals, and administrative documents. Shape and write strategic marketing documents, including slick sheets, whitepapers, and Request for Proposal (RFP) responses, and edit and proofread technical documents for presentation and publication. Rewrite portions of text to improve clarity, completeness, and cogency by correcting grammar, punctuation, misstatements, spelling, and ambiguity, and edit text to ensure conciseness, proper verb tenses, correct terminology, definition acronyms, symbols, and table captions. Ensure proper language usage and discussion flow and verify all listed references are cited. Compare and proofread illustrations, photographs, tables, graphs, and charts with text to assure proper placement and layout and ensure security markings are affixed as directed.Basic Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of experience with technical writing and editing, streamlining documents for publication, and implementing improvements
  • 2+ years of experience with writing user manuals, technical training materials, presentations, software documentation, reports, or studies
  • 2+ years of experience with compiling material from various sources and creating draft documents for review
  • 2+ years of experience working in a variety of writing, editing, and publishing tools, including Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, and office styles, cross references, document templates, and slide masters
  • Ability to incorporate graphics, illustrations, tables, or charts into documents
  • Ability to participate in meetings, synthesize key points, and develop documentation, including meeting minutes
  • Secret clearance
  • HS diploma or GEDAdditional Qualifications:
    • Experience with supporting RFP responses
    • Experience working as a Program Manager
    • Experience in working with classified documents including the use of portion markings and classification markings
    • Experience with marketing-focused materials, including slick sheets and business presentations
    • Ability to communicate cross-functionally and across management levels in formal and informal settingsClearance:Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; Secret clearance is required.CompensationAt Booz Allen, we celebrate your contributions, provide you with opportunities and choices, and support your total well-being. Our offerings include health, life, disability, financial, and retirement benefits, as well as paid leave, professional development, tuition assistance, work-life programs, and dependent care. Our recognition awards program acknowledges employees for exceptional performance and superior demonstration of our values. Full-time and part-time employees working at least 20 hours a week on a regular basis are eligible to participate in Booz Allen's benefit programs. Individuals that do not meet the threshold are only eligible for select offerings, not inclusive of health benefits. We encourage you to learn more about our total benefits by visiting the Resource page on our Careers site and reviewing Our Employee Benefits page.Salary at Booz Allen is determined by various factors, including but not limited to location, the individual's particular combination of education, knowledge, skills, competencies, and experience, as well as contract-specific affordability and organizational requirements. The projected compensation range for this position is $52,100.00 to $119,000.00 (annualized USD). The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position and is just one component of Booz Allen's total compensation package for employees.Work ModelOur people-first culture prioritizes the benefits of flexibility and collaboration, whether that happens in person or remotely.
      • If this position is listed as remote or hybrid, you'll periodically work from a Booz Allen or client site facility.
      • If this position is listed as onsite, you'll work with colleagues and clients in person, as needed for the specific role.EEO CommitmentWe're an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer that empowers our people to fearlessly drive change - no matter their race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, lactation, or related medical conditions), national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, veteran status, military or uniformed service member status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, local, or international law.

Keywords: Booz Allen Hamilton, Worcester , Technical Writing and Editing Specialist, IT / Software / Systems , Westborough, Massachusetts

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