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Tech Writer

Annapolis Junction, MD
Belay Technologies has been voted Baltimore Business Journal's (BBJ) Best Places to Work 2019, runner up in 2020 and a finalist in 2021!

Belay Technologies is seeking a Tech Writer. The selected candidate will author, edit, and proof technical documents such as System Manuals, User Guides, and other technical documentation. He/she will ensure that documents conform to program standards and Data Item Description (DID) requirements and will work with the engineering team to define the content of the documents. The selected individual will gather requirements from users/stakeholders and prepare user and program documentation, and will have primary responsibility for authorship. He/she work closely with technical staff and will be responsible for managing multiple documentation assignments simultaneously.


Candidates should have the following qualifications: 
  • TS/SCI with full scope polygraph is required.   
  • Must have a Bachelor’s degree in Tech Writer or of similar field or scope.
Basic Qualifications
  • At least 5 years of technical writing experience preparing documents, reports, responses, Contract Data Requirements List (CDRLs), and briefings targeted to a wide range of audiences, including senior management.
  • Experience working with system engineers, software engineers, and program management to translate technical information into clear, concise documentation to include user manuals.
  • Experience effectively formatting and editing technical publications and proposals, including writing, editing, and illustrating using the MS Office Suite.
  • Must be able to plan and prioritize personal tasking and be able to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
  • Must be an independent thinker, capable of performing high quality work, both independently and with a team, in a fast-moving environment.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree in a Technical, Writing, or related discipline.
  • Recent experience on a system/software development program compiling, editing, and publishing CDRL documentation to include Server Core functions and administration with complex network systems, to include firewalls.
  • Recent experience within a cyber-security operational organization.
  • Sound understanding of CMMI ML3 best practices, DID formats, and agile methodologies.

Candidates are required to have the following skills:
Primary Roles and Responsibilities:
  • The selected candidate will oversee the collection and organization of information, and the preparation, editing, and revision of numerous documents required in support of a complex network of computer systems and networks, to include user manuals, training materials, installation guides, proposals, and other reports and deliverables.
  • He/she will work in concert with multiple technical professions including software developers, system engineers, test engineers, and Release Train Engineers in capturing data and media to support technical documentation generation;
  • and will edit functional descriptions, system specifications, user manuals, special reports, and other customer deliverables and documents.
  • He/she will work closely with program Data Management staff to ensure document configuration management (CM) and version control for all deliverables.
  • He/she will perform in accordance with and guide implementation of Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI) Maturity Level 3 best practices.

Belay Technologies is a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business located in Columbia Maryland. Belay specializes in systems automation and full stack development. Belay Technologies provides leading technology and engineering solutions to the DoD, as well as state-of-the-art commercial products. We hire software engineers, web designers, test engineers, systems engineers, systems administrators, database engineers and other tech services.


Perks and Benefits:
  • 8 weeks paid leave - 4 weeks of personal leave, 3 Yay! days, take off on your birthday,11 paid holidays and optional leave up to 6 days through Belay's volunteer program
  • 10% matching in 401(k) contributions vested on day one
  • $5,000 annual training/tuition
  • Student Loan Repayment Program
  • 100% company funded HSA
  • Rich medical coverage (100% coinsurance)
  • Dental coverage including orthodontia
  • Up to $420,000 in life insurance, premiums 100% company funded
  • Amazon Prime, gym reimbursement, monthly lunches, games and prizes
  • Pet adoption program, generous referral bonus program, fun events, and more!
We are a certified Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business in the Baltimore/Washington area, and we are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military/veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.
Key words: Full Clearance, Fort Meade, SDVOSB, Service-disabled veteran owned small business, DoD, full scope 
 
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