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Details of Technical Writer

Washington D.C.

Job Description/ Responsibilities


Required Qualifications/ Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college in a related discipline, or equivalent experience/combined education.
  • Minimum of 1 years of experience
  • 508 compliance experience a plus
  • Proven problem solving skills
  • Strong organizational and team communication habits
  • Must possess or be able to obtain a federal-level security clearance
  • Must have good communications skills, both oral and written
  • Expert in the Microsoft Office Suite
  • Must be fluent in English
  • Must capable to exercise independent judgment in the resolution of problems in a timely manner
  • Prior experience in a fast paced office environment
  • Extremely detail oriented, precise, organized and able to work independently and manage/prioritize multiple projects simultaneously
  • Must be punctual in all aspects of job performance.


Desired Skills/Qualifications:

  • Understands the software development life-cycle
  • Experience with requirements gathering and developing design documents
  • Develops test plan and test cases
  • Experience in developing requirements traceability matrix (RTM)
  • Create templates that are 508 compliant
  • Analyze documents for 508 compliance
  • Troubleshoot and correct documents for 508 compliance
  • Analyze web graphics for correct contrast levels
  • Create and modify documents using Microsoft Office.
  • Utilize teamwork, communication and time management skills while multitasking in a fast-paced environment
  • Prepare special and recurring reports as required
  • Prepares document templates for authors to use in document preparation
  • Performs technical editing and quality control of documents written by other authors
  • Ensures documents are prepared or finalized in accordance with Section 508 compliance requirements
  • Maintaining and developing training materials
  • Other duties may be assigned.


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