Technical Writer

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Bachelor's Degree
Charleston, SC
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Duties of Position

Centurum is searching for a technical writer to support NIWC Atlantic government customers. The candidate will be responsible for creating, editing, and maintaining several types of technical documentation in MS Word and Extensible Markup Language (XML) format, to include Interactive Electronic Technical Manuals (IETM), User’s Logistics Support Summaries (ULSS), Operation & Maintenance (O&M) manuals, Life Cycle Support Plans (LCSP) and other Integrated Logistics Support (ILS) technical documentation. The candidate will be required to develop documents using various XML Document Type Definitions (DTD) and schemas, coordinate and participate in In Process Reviews (IPR), and perform Quality Assurance (QA) reviews of documentation.

Required Skills & Experience

• Minimum of three (3) years of experience in a relevant technical field, to include: writing technical documentation, procedures, and guidelines for Department of Defense (DoD) acquisition programs. • Experience developing technical documentation in XML. • Knowledge of proper English grammar and writing guidelines.

This position requires a Secret US DoD security clearance.

Preferred Skills

• Proficient in data research, MS Word, and Adobe Pro • Knowledge of how to properly validate and verify equipment and software applications is preferred. • Knowledge of proper grammar and English writing guidelines, MadCap Flare Exp., QA experience • Good communication skills and the ability to collaborate and work as part of a team

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*The majority of our positions require a DoD security clearance


Full-time employees are eligible for the following benefits enrollment from their date of hire:

  • Health Insurance - Centurum provides insurance for employee and dependent in a comprehensive package. Coverage for vision care is included. This option is available on a cost-sharing basis.
  • Dental Insurance - Available in conjunction with Health Insurance for an additional cost. Provides oral maintenance care for employee and dependent.
  • Basic Life Insurance - Company provided benefit for all full-time employees.
  • Supplemental Life Insurance - Optional life insurance coverage to employees at group rates.
  • Dependant Life Insurance - Optional coverage for dependents at a group rate.
  • Long Term Disability Insurance - Optional coverage available to employees at group rates.
  • Vacation and Sick Leave - Leave accrual is determined by length of service.
  • Holidays - The company observes ten paid holidays each year.
  • Retirement 401(k) Plan - Investments can be made into selected mutual funds under this plan. Employee is fully vested from plan entry date. The company may match employee contributions depending upon profit.

Centurum is an Equal Opportunity Employer, providing employment opportunities for all persons without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, citizenship or any other characteristic protected by U.S. law. Centurum makes reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities.