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  • Technical Writer/ Editor

    Job Locations US-Remote
    Posted Date 1 month ago(1 month ago)
    Job ID
    2018-1519
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Information Technology
  • Overview

    GCIO is seeking a candidate for the position of Technical Writer to support the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Health Portfolio. The Technical Writer will be responsible for development of multiple project-level communications artifacts, including stakeholder reports, emails, and meeting minutes. The candidate will also assist in the development of strategies to obtain, organize, and disseminate information to project team members and key stakeholders through clear and effective communication channels.

    Responsibilities

    • Ability to draft meeting minutes, often with short turnaround times
    • Ability to review technical documentation for quality assurance
    • Ability to make documentation 508-compliant
    • Conduct communications gap analysis to determine strengths of current approaches and identify opportunities for improvement 
    • Develop and maintain project-level communications processes, tools, and resources, leveraging best practices for communications across the portfolio 
    • Assist in the enhancement of current communications strategies
    • Ensure all communications are in support of portfolio and project objectives and are consistent across delivery channels and stakeholders
    • Work in partnership with the VA’s IT Strategic Communications team to ensure branding and style guidelines are maintained
    • Leverage communications methods to identify trends throughout the communications lifecycle 
    • Possess strong analytical skills required to proactively research information and begin compiling initial responses to ad-hoc data calls

    Qualifications

    • Education Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree in Computer science, Electronics engineering or other Engineering or Technical Discipline 
    • Years of Experienced Required: 5+ 
    • Experience in the VA Veteran-Focused Integration Process (VIP) project management methodology or experience operating in an agile environment is desirable, but not required
    • Experience within a Health IT environment is desirable, but not required
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills
    • Good decision-making and interpersonal skills
    • Ability to work independently and conduct research with minimal guidance and supervision

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