Government Technical Writer - Washington, D.C. in Washington, DC at RCS Corporation

Date Posted: 7/25/2020

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Job Description

Job ID: #16866

RCS has an immediate need for a Senior Technical Writer/Editor/Communications Specialist located in Washington, D.C. This is a full-time three year contract assignment supporting a project with the Department of Homeland Security. Local candidates are preferred.

Who We Are
RCS Corporation is a certified Woman Owned Small Business (WOSB) specializing in the recruitment of professionals for best-of-class companies throughout the United States.  Since 1994, RCS recruits top talent for direct hire, temp-to-perm and contract staffing positions and provides customized payroll services. Our Recruiting Specialties consist of all Engineering Disciplines, Project Management, Project Controls, Information Technology, Energy Efficiency and Business Professionals.

Responsibilities:

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, those listed below: 

  • Gathers, analyzes, and composes complex technical information.
  • Conducts research and ensures the use of proper technical terminology.
  • Translates technical information into clear, readable documents to be used by technical and non-technical personnel.
  • Organizes material and writes descriptive copy according to establish standards regarding order, clarity, conciseness, style, and terminology.
  • Selects photographs, drawings, sketches, diagrams, and charts to illustrate material.
  • Develops communications materials for publications, internet, strategic initiatives, user manuals, training materials, installation guides, white papers, reports, etc.
  • Develops, writes, and edits functional descriptions, system specifications, special reports, or any other customer deliverables and documents. Provides technical writing support and deciphers directions provided on scripted storyboards, specifications, etc.
  • Reviews documents for technical accuracy in accordance with applicable regulations.
  • Supports content creating and management on networks and web platforms (i.e. Social Media).

Required Qualifications

  • Active Public Trust (Preferred Active Secret or Active Top Secret)
  • Bachelor's degree with 10 years of relevant experience or Master's Degree with 5 years of relevant experience 
  • Government experience is preferred.

RCS is an equal opportunity employer that prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type. RCS recruits, hires, and promotes for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, citizenship status, disability, military status, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, sex, genetic information or age. All terms and conditions of employment such as compensation, benefits, work assignment, availability of facilities and privileges of employment are administered on the same basis of equality.