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Technical Writer / Instructional Designer (Remote)

Company: General Dynamics Information Technology
Location: Everett
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Job Description:

**Type of Requisition:** Regular**Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:** None**Public Trust/Other Required:** None**Job Family:** Technical DocumentationGDIT is seeking an experienced technical writer/instructional designer on behalf of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services program for supporting patent assessments and provider surveys and certifications.This is an exciting opportunity to blend technical writing and instructional design skills into one role. The successful candidate will be able to switch between those two disciplines and use their writing skills to create scripts for video tutorials and then use Adobe Captivate to create Section 508-compliant video content.**Principal Duties / Responsibilities**+ Research and compile technical data for use in various operation and maintenance manuals, training materials, installation guides, and other technical documentation.+ Create video tutorials/computer-based training from start to finish including outline, script writing, video screen capture, image manipulation, voiceover, and closed captioning.+ Obtain data from review of documentation, interviews with client and project personnel (SMEs), drawings, process workflow diagrams, reports, and the study of published material. Research and gather technical and background information for inclusion in project documentation and deliverables.+ Develop outlines and drafts for review and approval by technical specialists and stakeholders ensuring that final documents meet applicable contract requirements and regulations.+ Translate technical information into clear, readable documentation to be used by both technical and non-technical users. Documentation includes: technical documents, business proposals, reports, user manuals, briefings and presentations, functional descriptions, system specifications, guidelines, special reports, and other project deliverables to meet contract requirements.+ May proofread and provide feedback on materials prepared by peers.+ Participate in periodic Q sessions with end users by supporting SMEs and stakeholders with knowledge and just-in-time research.+ Maintain current knowledge of relevant technologies as assigned.+ Must have effective written communications skills including formatting and grammar. Please be prepared to share samples of your writing and/or video work.+ Comprehensive knowledge of the principles and practices involved in technical research and writing.+ Knowledge of and ability to use various word-processing and/or desktop publishing software applications.+ Experience with agile approaches such as scrum and SAFe.+ This role will be performed via teleworking for qualified candidates.+ 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.+ General Dynamics Information Technology is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.**Required Qualifications**+ Bachelors Degree in a related discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, professional training, and work experience.+ 5+ years of related experience preparing technical documentation.+ 1+ year(s) of experience with video creation and editing using software such as Adobe Captivate, Camtasia, Articulate Storyline 360 or equivalent.+ 1+ year(s) of experience with remediation of technical documentation to comply with accessibility standards such as 508 compliance.+ 1+ year(s) of experience with Atlassian Jira or equivalent.**Desired Qualifications**+ Experience with a human-centered design approach is a plus.+ Experience/background within the healthcare industry and/or government contracting is desirable.#GDITFedHealthJobs#GDITPriorityCOVID-19 Vaccination: GDIT does not have a vaccination mandate applicable to all employees. To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements.We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.

Keywords: General Dynamics Information Technology, Everett , Technical Writer / Instructional Designer (Remote), Engineering , Everett, Washington

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