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Senior Technical Writer- Engineering

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Senior Technical Writer- Engineering

Category: Business Consulting, Strategy and Digital Transformation

City: Fairfax, Virginia, US United States

Position ID: J0621-0613

Employment Type: Full Time

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Position Description:

The Senior Technical Writer is a member of the CGI Federal’s growing team, contributing timely and high-quality technical architecture release documentation for our existing and future clients. The role also facilitates adherence to the software development lifecycle (SDLC), coordinating closely with members of the Cloud, Database, AI, and Machine Learning Technology departments regarding software releases, approval chains, document templates, and compliant content. Working closely with Technical Architects, Program Managers, and SMEs, the role will gain an in-depth understanding of the core product and its associated documents, incorporating feedback into the documentation set with minimal supervision in a fast paced environment.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

• Deliver timely validated release documentation (in accordance CGI and government standards) in collaboration with Technical Architects, Program Managers and SMEs

• Coordinate document reviews, incorporate feedback, and gather approvals within the Change Control and Design Control processes.

• Provide high-quality document deliverables by:

• Translating technical information into clear and concise documents for technical and non-technical users;

• Ensuring consistency in and across all types of documentation;

• Formatting, editing, and verifying new and existing documents;

• Improving editorial and visual standards for documents and recommending new designs, layouts, and procedures as needed.

• Recommend improvements in the validation process, including document templates and communication with the technical team members.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

Basic Qualifications

• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience

• 7+ years of experience developing and maintaining technical documentation

• 3+ years or equivalent working in a technical environment- preferably Cloud, Database, AI, or Machine Learning

Preferred Qualifications

• Prior experience with software and engineering

• Prior experience with Scrum/Agile methodologies with enterprise-level application development projects

• Experience being part of a Technical Writing team

• A proven track record of successfully delivering succinct and easily understandable documents under tight deadlines

• Strong understanding of SDLC models, including Agile principles and practices

• Adaptable to rapidly changing environments and processes

• Thorough understanding of English grammar and technical publishing best practices


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