• Technical Writer

    Job Locations US-MO-St. Louis
    Clearance Requirement
    Top Secret/SCI
  • Overview

    Vykin Corporation is currently looking for an experienced TS/SCI cleared Technical Writer to join our team in St. Louis, MO.  We are a small defense contracting company that is veteran owned servicing the US Department of Defense.  The successful candidate will receive competitive wages, health plans and the opportunity to join a small company that still believes every employee counts.

    Responsibilities

    • Responsible for creating and writing various types of user documentation; including how-to guides, references, manuals, cheat sheets, and/or instructions.
    • Explain scientific and technical ideas in simple language.
    • Work with customers to translate their functional requirements into detailed technical specifications.
    • Distill complex information into clear, concise text.
    • Demonstrate excellent writing and grammar.
    • Design and deliver developer-oriented documentation, as well as, work directly with development teams.
    • Utilize multiple documentation tools to develop base templates and manipulate output styles.

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor's degree, or the equivalent years of related experience
    • Minimum of four (4) years of experience as a technical writer supporting IT objectives. 
    • An Active in-scope TS/SCI with ability to obtain a CI polygraph

    Required skills:

    • Ability to understand and utilize technical terminology such as software development (SDLC), IC ITE, RMF, and other key verbiage in the gov't PWS

    Desired:

    • 6 years of experience as a technical writer supporting IT objectives. 

    Working Conditions

    The work is typically performed in an office environment, which requires normal safety precautions; work may require some physical effort in the handling of light materials, boxes or equipment.  The work location is a government facility located on a military installation in St. Louis, MO supporting a DoD customer.  The successful applicant will be working for and reporting directly to the prime contractor or the DoD customer as appropriate.  

     

    The above job description is not intended to be, nor should it be construed as, exhaustive of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with this job.

     

    Requests for reasonable accommodations will be considered to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the principal (essential) functions of this job.

     

    Vykin Corporation is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer and strives to comply with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination based on race, color, creed, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, marital status, HIV-positive status, as well as any other category protected by federal, state, or local laws. All such discrimination is unlawful and all persons involved in the operations of the company are prohibited from engaging in this type of conduct.


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