Capstone Corporation

  • Technical Writer/Editor

    Posted Date 1 month ago(11/16/2018 11:54 AM)
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    # Positions
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    Experience (Years)
    Information Technology - Professionals
  • Overview

    Capstone is seeking a Technical Writer/Editor to support the Navy’s Manpower Personnel Training Education Enterprise (MPTE) Technical Services Support (TSS) contract.



    • Creates from scratch and/or edits existing technical documents including, but not limited to: white papers, reports, letters, user manuals, briefings and presentations, system specifications, functional specifications, user/help guides, memos, meeting minutes, agendas, special reports, standard operating procedures and other project deliverables.
    • Researches and gathers technical and background information for inclusion in documents.
    • Determines the needs of end users of technical documentation.
    • Studies product samples and talks with product designers and developers.
    • Uses photographs, drawings, diagrams, animation, and charts that increase the understanding of the target audience.
    • Selects appropriate medium for message or audience, such as manuals, briefs or formal presentations.
    • Standardizes content across all platforms and media.
    • Gathers usability feedback from customers, designers, and all stakeholders.
    • Revises and reviews documents as needed or directed.
    • Ensures all documentation is stored in MPTE TSS document repository under version control.
    • Consults relevant sources to obtain information required for documents.
    • Edits content from other team members to ensure compliance with all MPTE TSS style guides and policies.
    • Participates in applicable workgroups and organizational meetings.

    Basic Qualifications

    Minimum education and experience:

    • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Business or Engineering.

    • Four (4) years of technical writing experience to support IT Supply/Logistics, Customer Service, Production Data Entry, and Computer Operations or related areas.

    Minimum qualifications:

    • Experience in technical writing to support IT Supply/Logistics, Customer Service, Production Data Entry, and Computer Operations, or related areas.
    • Must have the ability to understand and communicate high-level information and its effect to a wide variety of technical and non-technical audiences.
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

    Minimum clearance:

    • DoD Secret clearance.




    EEO statement

    EOE minority/female/disability/veteran


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