Sr. Technical Writer in Austin, TX at General Dynamics Information Technology

Date Posted: 6/12/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description


  • Understand complex information and communicate the information to the user and customer
  • Assist in collecting and organizing information required for preparation of user manuals, training materials, technical manuals, installation guides, proposals, and reports
  • Create and/or update operating instructions, how-to manuals, process instructions, and checklists to help technical support staff, consumers, and other users 
  • Edit functional descriptions, system specifications, user’s manuals, special reports, or any other customer deliverables and documents
  • Work with technical staff to make operating procedures easier to use and thus need fewer instructions
  • Organize and write supporting documents for products
  • After a product is released, work with engineering, integration and operations teams to improve operational documentation
  • Use photographs, drawings, diagrams, and charts that increase users’ understanding
  • Standardize content across platforms and media
  • Gather usability feedback from customers, designers, and manufacturers
  • Revise documents as directed, or as new issues arise
  • Maintain files/folders comprising all technical documentation

Skills and Attributes:

Minimum of six (6) years’ experience with three years specialized experience including demonstrated experience in editing technical documents

Demonstrated ability to work independently or under general direction

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.


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