Technical Writer

Astor & Sanders Corp Chillum, MD 2019-07-11

Technical Writer

Astor & Sanders Corporation (Astor), an award winning IT solutions provider located in Rockville, MD is seeking a Technical Writer. This is a full-time position located in New Carrollton, MD.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Interview project stakeholders and team-members to understand current processes and create new or update existing associated documentation.
  • Create tutorials and "cheat sheets" to help end-users use a variety of applications.
  • Work with internal teams to obtain an in-depth understanding of the systems, roles and workflows.
  • Produce high-quality documentation that meets applicable standards and is appropriate for its intended audience.
  • Write easy-to-understand user guides.
  • Document various processes and standards including workflows.
  • Create and maintain library of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
  • Other duties as assigned.

Experience:

  • 3+ years’ proven working experience in documenting, editing and authoring of technical subject matter. This includes but is not limited to configuration management plans, architectural documents, user guides, SOPs.
  • Experience managing documentation within a SharePoint repository and maintaining strict version control protocols.
  • Strong MS Visio skills
  • Strong understanding of network and/or security operations environments
  • Experience writing and editing Information Technology documents (e.g., configuration management, architectural documents, and user guides)
  • Familiarity with ITIL best practices

Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field or 4 years of relevant work experience in lieu of degree.

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced and motivated professional seeking personal challenges and professional rewards. Astor is a fast-growing, award-winning provider of IT solutions and services, and provides software engineering and development solutions using a variety of development tools, including host-based, web-based, and client-server applications. We offer a unique, stimulating, challenging, and fun environment that fosters individual growth and rewards performance.

Our competitive benefits package includes medical and dental coverage, 401k plan with employer contribution, paid holiday, paid time off, metro-check program, and tuition reimbursement. If you enjoy being a part of a chance to work with bright, highly motivated people dedicated to excellence, please apply today!

EEO/AA employer. Astor & Sanders Corporation (Astor) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to race, ethnicity, color, national origin, sex/gender, pregnancy, religion, age, marital status, sexual orientation, military/veteran status, disability, genetic information/history or any other personal characteristic protected by law. Astor welcomes all individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.

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