IT Documentation Specialist

Norfolk, VA

Posted: 07/23/2018 Employment Type: Full Time Industry: Technology / Engineering Job Number: 1009

Entrust Government Solutions has an immediate career opportunity for a Documentation Specialist / Technical Writer/Editor to join our Government solutions team in Norfolk. 

Key Functions:

  • Research, write, lay out, and produce a variety of technical documentation including: operations and maintenance documentation; testing and procedural documentation; briefs and presentations; user manuals and reference guides; proposals and contracting documentation
  • Develop, format, edit, and review proposal response documentation for all types of responses, including market surveys, Requests for Information (RFIs), sources sought responses, Requests for Proposal (RFP) responses, etc.
  • Convey complex information and concepts in an appropriate fashion to audiences with different levels of technical knowledge
  • Research, analyze, and cite reference materials from print and online sources
  • Proofread, edit, and revise text; provide copy editing and production support
  • Develop schedules, outlines, and templates for various types of proposal/project documentation
  • Create, edit, and finalize technical, managerial, and related content for written proposals
  • Interview subject matter expert and participants in proposal development meetings to create and edit new proposal content
  • Design and develop interactive forms using Adobe Acrobat Professional or Adobe LiveCycle Designer, including coding of logical and conditional design elements.
  • Develop professional document templates for internal and external use, including coding of macros in MS Office applications.
  • Design, develop, and maintain SharePoint sites to support projects and proposals.
  • Organize and manage document libraries locally and online.
  • Develop and maintain tracking lists for contract management, proposal management, deliverable management, and project management for team reviews and compliance
  • Responsible for ensuring team is compliant with contract and project requirements, deliverables requirements, and schedule requirements


Key Qualifications / Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Education, Computer Science/Programming, IT, Information Systems or related field
  • 3+ years of experience in technical writing or documentation development in a technical field
  • US citizen eligible for U.S. Secret security clearance
  • Experience with Federal and DoD technical writing and/or proposal writing
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and manage complex workload and handle pressure in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong communication skills (written/verbal) and the ability to work in a collaborative team environment
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail in completing work tasks
  • Excellent computer skills, basic programming skills
  • Ability to work independently and resolve practical problems
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint; Knowledge of Microsoft SharePoint, Visio, and Project a plus
  • Knowledge of Adobe software including Acrobat Professional, InDesign, LiveCycle Designer, and Creative Suite

Candidates must be willing to submit to a background check prior to employment.

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