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Technical Writer - NISSC II

Company: Jacobs Engineering Group Inc.
Location: Colorado Springs
Posted on: November 18, 2021

Job Description:

Jacobs is seeking a Technical Writer to support the newly awarded NISSC II contract. Your career at Jacobs enables NISSC to fulfill its mission to "provide classified communications and processing for Command and Control (C2) capability in organizational work centers at NISSC sites." As a member of our team, you will support corporate and customer mission to provide world-class IT services and support that connects systems and users across NORAD in the areas of software development/maintenance, network services, cyber security, systems administration, and other mission-critical areas. Job Description The Technical Writer determines the clearest and most logical way to present information for reader comprehension, works with a variety of documentation in support of the NISCC II contract, and ensures all contract documentation is consistent with precedents and defensible with the law and regulations. The technical writer interprets directives from the customer, both internal and external, and provides direction, coordination, and monitoring for inclusion in contract documentation. Typical Duties Include: * Preparation, coordination, and consolidation of documentation artifacts IAW DoD/DID standards and/or corporate templates and requirements for review. This will primarily include software user manuals, maintenance manuals, security guides, work instructions, CDRL requirements and meeting minutes. * Participation in planning, research, and design of artifacts (both internal and CDRL based; templates and content). This may include creation of procedures based on standardized templates and conversion of legacy documentation into current standardized templates. * Coordinates review, publication and delivery of artifacts. * Attends and participates in periodic large scale Agile planning events. * Supports standard Agile ritual meetings (sprint planning, daily Stand-ups, backlog grooming, sprint reviews and retrospectives) as necessary. * Works closely with a variety of technical subject matter experts and works to translate requirements into easy-to-understand procedures and processes. Self-sufficient ownership of work and interaction with multiple design teams/engineers is required to secure content necessary for content creation/revision. * Determines the clearest and most logical way to present information for greatest reader comprehension. * Maintains revision controls, work with databases, and digital libraries and manages multiple projects and priorities in a dynamic work environment. Clearance Requirements: Secret Educational Requirements: 2 years Higher Education Certification Requirements: N/A Experience Requirements: * 4 years progressive experience, or any equivalent combination of relevant education and experience. * Fluency in common technical and office software such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe Acrobat Pro, Visio, SharePoint and FrameMaker. * Attention to detail and ability to check technical material for consistency and accuracy. * Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills. Must understand grammatical conventions and write in a clear and fluent manner. * Adept at coordination and integration of content from various stakeholders. * Strong ownership of assigned documents and artifacts from beginning to end. * Must have strong time management skills, be highly self-motivated and able to work independently as well as within a collaborative team environment. * Exceptional analytical and conceptual thinking skills paired with a willingness to take on new challenges and build on current skills * Desired: Experience working on government documentation to include software user manuals, and CRDL deliveries. Experience in production and delivery of documents and artifacts IAW DoD/DID standards and/or corporate templates and requirements. Essential Functions Work Environment * Work will be performed inside a large facility. An inside environment may be a cubicle (considerations: close quarters, low to moderate noise, bright or dim lighting). * Work assignments vary based on client requirements. * Work may include travel with the military to participate in exercises in austere conditions * Outside work may include various environmental conditions including hot, dusty, cold, icy and windy climates. Physical Requirements * Sitting at desk. Phone use and PC or laptop. Filing required. May require lifting and carrying boxes of supplies or files up to 25 lbs. Extended periods of sitting while on PC/laptop or phone. * May require climbing, working at heights and in small confined spaces such as under raised floors, inside closets and server racks. Must be able to sit, stoop, kneel or crouch for long periods of time. Work in noisy areas with hotter and colder temperature than standard office environmental conditions. Lift and transport equipment up to 50 pounds. Equipment and Machines * General office equipment, which includes: telephone, fax machine, copier, PC/laptop, and other miscellaneous office equipment. * Servers, switches, routers and other computer equipment that supports the network environment. * Operating hand tools, power tools, ladders and test equipment. * May require operating motor vehicles. Attendance * Regular attendance in accordance with established work schedule is mandatory. * Shift Work is required to support operations. The candidate chosen for this position will work varying shifts * It is important to be able to work any shift/designated hours required. * You may be asked to continue performance in support of a war, contingency, or exercise * You may be asked to continue performance during inclement weather or other conditions when others are not permitted to work * Position may require night and weekend work and could include travel with the military to participate in operations/exercises located in areas with field conditions Travel * Continental and Oversees travel may be required. It is important to maintain a current passport. Other Essential Functions * Employment is contingent upon obtaining all required certifications within the timeframe specified in a waiver by the government (if applicable) and maintaining required certifications through the duration of the contract. Failure to obtain/maintain required certifications will result in disqualification for this position and could result in termination. * Candidate must exhibit a professional behavior that promotes teamwork, fosters cooperation, and enhances productivity in the workplace. Must be well organized with the ability to coordinate, prioritize and execute multiple tasks simultaneously in a high-pressure environment. Ability to communicate verbally and in writing to work effectively with a variety of government, military and contractor personnel at all levels. * Candidate must be able to interface effectively with individuals at all levels of the organization. * Grooming and dress usually business casual, but dependent on client's standards. Must not pose a safety hazard to employees working in the same general area. * The position for which you are applying for requires a US government security clearance. This is to advise you, that should you be extended an offer, if you possess a dual citizenship (i.e., citizen of the US and another country), to be granted a clearance you will be required to relinquish your citizenship in the foreign country. This position is expected to pay $55,000-65,000 annually; depending on experience, education, and any certifications that are directly related to the position. Jacobs health and welfare benefits are designed to invest in you, and in the things you care about. Your health. Your well-being. Your security. Your future. Typical benefits offered include education reimbursement, retirement benefits (401K match), employee stock purchase plan, health benefits, tax saving options, disability benefits, life and accident insurance, voluntary benefits, paid time off and paid holidays, and parental leave.

Keywords: Jacobs Engineering Group Inc., Colorado Springs , Technical Writer - NISSC II, Engineering , Colorado Springs, Colorado

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