Technical Writer
at OneSpring

Date Posted: 8/8/2017

Job Description

Technical Writer                                                               (Please, no third party recruiting agencies)


OneSpring is growing again and looking for an accomplished Technical Writer to join our DC team. We value critical thinkers, problem solvers, and teams players with humility and grit. Like our clients, OneSpring projects span the globe and require big picture thinking, collaboration and consensus building with exceptional delivery and execution. 


As Technical Writer, you will work closely with the OneSpring project team along with our client capturing all the meeting minutes, project related documentation such as SDLC deliverable templates and all documentation with other teams and stakeholders. At OneSpring, you will work with a group of professional group who are highly efficient, organized, and detailed.


The Technical Writer is primarily responsible for taking inputs from multiple technical resources (developers, project managers, etc.) and translating them into user-friendly documentation for dissemination to both OneSpring and client users.  All constituencies bring unique experiences to the table, allowing for effective collaboration and creative problem solving when it comes to researching, crafting, and presenting content.

Responsibilities...


Gather, analyze, translate and compose technical information into clear, readable documentation to be used by technical and non-technical personnel. Documentation includes, but is not limited to:

  • Manage a project-wide document reservoir of deliverables, notes, minutes, action items
  • Manage a web-based user-feedback collection system
  • Build and maintain a document taxonomy
  • Build and maintain a project lexicon
  • Responsible for document change management process and controls
  • Implement consistent and compliant document design and layout
  • Collaborate with other departments as needs arises   
  • Conduct reviews and approval meetings

Job Requirements

 Education & Experience

  • 5+ years working as technical writer on reports, policy papers, and guides.
  • 5+ years reviewing documents deliverables for content, grammar, and adherences to initial purpose and guidelines for documents (formatting, layout, and production as well as merging or synthesizing numerous parts creating cohesive documents).
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Detail oriented.
  • Ability to prioritize assignments and deadlines.
  • Deadline driven, especially with respect to internal/external customer delivery dates and proposal deadlines.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office.
  • Understanding of SDLC.
  • Experience with Agile and Scrum methodologies. 
  • Experience collaborating with cross functional teams. 
  • Manage Project documents. 
  • Task log follow-up.
  • Identify key initiatives and projects to assist with alignment activities.
  • Maintain meeting minutes, and follow up on action items for various projects.

U.S Citizenship is required. Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information and be able to obtain a government-granted security clearance. Individuals may also be subject to a background investigation including, but not limited to criminal history, employment and education verification, drug testing, and creditworthiness.

OneSpring, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, or genetic information.

Job Snapshot

About Us

OneSpring LLC is a diverse group of professionals committed to helping our clients design competitive products in less time, for less cost, and with better results. We aim to make product definition, design, and development an exciting process, through real-time visualization, innovative meeting formats, and the passion and energy of our team. We partner and collaborate with our clients in order to understand their goals, bring to life their vision, and effectively communicate the requirements that will make their project a success. OneSpring is fortunate to have worked with a wide range of clients from small companies to Fortune 500 companies to large Federal agencies.

Our work centers around user experience design, prototyping, requirements definition and management, and emerging technologies. OneSpring is a team of talented, creative consultants. We specialize in visualization, allowing our clients to see and experience their ideas in real time. We are looking for motivated and talented individuals to join our team.

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