Technical Writer - Sr in Vienna, VA at Vaco

Date Posted: 8/12/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Our Direct client is looking for a Sr. Technical Writer, this resource will assist in writing training material/curriculum for security, mobile instructions, web, and possibly backend server. In addition, may be involved in cleaning up content on previous communications. A resource with a technical background is required, as this resource will be involved with writing up training material that would be used to train developers, IT associates, etc. This resource will work alongside developers to gather information on processes, in order to create course materials to onboard associates.


  • Responsible for the development, maintenance, management, and delivery of technical information or documentation to the appropriate audiences in the appropriate Client standard formats via print and online mediums.
  • Responsible for using and/or developing industry and Client technical writing practices and procedures. Experience preparing technical documentation.
  • Works directly with systems analysts and developers to write and edit program and system documentation, user manuals, training courses and procedures.
  • Utilizes word processing, presentation, and Web authoring applications.


  • Service Experience 5+ years Systems Experience: Has worked on multiple systems in parallel fashion.
  • Writing: Excellent -application of best practices in writing and documentation
  • Tools: Extensive experience with various communications media and advanced word processing and presentation skills
  • Communication: Demonstrated ability to work with multiple clients and strong consensus building skills.
  • Deep knowledge of diverse technologies and new and current architectures.
  • Lean/Agile experience (3+ years) desired but not required.


  • Work with the android and iOS engineers
  • Work with them on the processes and tools and everything they do and get them documented
  • Collaborate with technical experts
  • Organize material
  • Someone who is not afraid to speak with people one on one
  • Build new training documents and also work on the existing training documents which are all over the place to be honest.
  • Like to see writing samples for what they've done in the past

Top 3 Skills:

  • Web and mobile
  • G-Suite
  • Training documents

Job Requirements

technical writing, ios, android, mobile, G-suite, Confluence