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Technical Writer - SEAL

Submit Resume ID: 496695
Type: Researchers
Location: Atlanta, GA
Categories: Project/Program Management, Other

Job Description

The Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) is looking for Technical Writer to support the Command, Control, and Communication Division (C3D) within the Sensor and Electromagnetic Application Laboratory (SEAL) in Smyrna, Georgia. The selected candidate will help develop written information about the project’s Enterprise system that aids in documenting and communicating to the sponsor and other stakeholders of the design and implementation of the Enterprise System.

Job Duties

  • Conduct interviews with various users and technical staff to gather data for documentation
  • Provide recommendations and ideas to the technical documentation team, project leads, and management on best work practices, workflow, presentation, structure, and organization of materials by developing new work processes and methods
  • Analyze Enterprise System requirements to determine types of documents needed
  • Collaborate with project teams (DevOps, Security, DataOps, Business Analyst, and Operations) to collect and interpret technical information
  • Research technical concepts to fully understand products and proposes content to the teams
  • Develop technical design documents, architecture documents, infrastructure document, network documents, security documents and develops policy and procedures
  • Edit written documentation developed by other team members for consistency
  • Maintain and update existing documentation with new content
  • Meets with technical team and managers to learn about specific project needs
  • Supports technical team with developing diagrams for documents and briefings
  • Research proposal topics and customer base to achieve the best reception
  • Write proposal content, including technical sections, management, and staffing sections, resumes, executive summaries, and past performance
  • Review and edit sections drafted by other contributors

Travel Requirements

<10% travel

Education & Length of Experience

Research Engineer/Scientist/Technologist/Associate II

  • A Master’s degree in Journalism, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, System Engineering, Physics, Mathematics, Applied Sciences, Business, or a related field of study and three (3) years of relevant full-time experience after completion of that degree,
  • A Master’s degree in Journalism, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, System Engineering, Physics, Mathematics, Applied Sciences, Business, or a related field of study and five (5) years of relevant full-time experience after completion of a Bachelor’s degree, or
  • A Doctoral degree in Journalism, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, System Engineering, Physics, Mathematics, Applied Sciences, Business, or a related field of study.

Senior Research Engineer/Scientist/Technologist/Associate

  • A Master’s degree in Journalism, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, System Engineering, Physics, Mathematics, Applied Sciences, Business, or a related field of study and seven (7) years of relevant full-time experience after completion of that degree,
  • A Master’s degree in Journalism, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, System Engineering, Physics, Mathematics, Applied Sciences, Business, or a related field of study and nine (9) years of relevant full-time experience after completion of a Bachelor’s degree, or
  • A Doctoral degree in Journalism, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, System Engineering, Physics, Mathematics, Applied Sciences, Business, or a related field of study and four (4) years of relevant full-time experience after completion of a Bachelor's degree.

Required Minimum Qualifications

Consideration for the Rank of Researcher II will be given to Master’s holders with 5+ years of full-time relevant experience OR to Bachelor’s holders with 10+ years of experience including:

  • 5+ years of experience (10+ years for candidates who only possess a Bachelor's) as a Technical Writer or similar role
  • Ability to translate highly technical information into easily understandable information for customers
  • Excellent written skills in English
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office

Consideration for the Rank of Senior Researcher will be given to Master’s holders with 7+ years of full-time relevant experience including:

  • 5+ years of experience as a Technical Writer or similar role
  • Ability to translate highly technical information into easily understandable information for customers
  • Excellent written skills in English
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in technical writing of software documentation
  • Professional Writing or Creative Writing is a big plus
  • Background in engineering or computer science is a big plus

U.S. Citizenship Requirements

Due to our research contracts with the US federal government, candidates for this position are required to be US Citizens.

Clearance Type Required

Candidates must be able to obtain and maintain an active security clearance.

Benefits at GTRI

Comprehensive information on currently offered GTRI benefits including Health & Welfare, Retirement Plans, Tuition Reimbursement, Time Off, and Professional Development, can be found through this link: https://hr.gatech.edu/benefits

Diversity & Inclusion

Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) at Georgia Tech Research Institute aims to enhance the Institute’s mission of solving the world’s most complex technical problems by creating a workforce with a shared appreciation for diversity, raising awareness around inclusiveness, and fostering a sense of belonging and appreciation for all members of our community.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Georgia Tech Research Institute is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees. Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law.

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