Technical Writer/Editor

Job Description
This position supports the Current Population Survey (CPS) System that provides national labor and economic statistics to the American public, Congress, other Federal agencies, state and local governments, businesses, and labor as the monthly Employment Situation. The system maintains information about the nation's working population and provides strategic information on employment, unemployment, and other leading economic indicators, such as labor force, earnings/women's earnings, veterans, annual family, disability, and foreign born.

The Technical Writer will write and edit technical documents for users of statistical software, as well as to support a range of software development activities. This will be in a project supporting the development of statistical processing systems.

Required Education, Experience, & Skills
  • Possess excellent communication and English writing skills.
  • experience in preparing documents for electronic distribution;
  • experience using MS Office products and other standard documentation software or tools such as Madcap Flare.
  • Requires understanding and experience within Agile software development life cycle.
  • Bachelor's degree and 2 years of related experience

Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills

Skills/Experience in the following:
  • writing, editing, revising, proofreading, and assembling reports, minutes, SDLC documents, and user documentation such as user manuals and online help content.
  • Creates and edits graphic images for use in documentation.
  • Creates and maintains project plans to develop work on timely basis coincident with software development
  • Experience using desktop publishing software, or the desktop capabilities of word processing software
  • Uses desktop capabilities of Microsoft Word or Microsoft Publisher.
  • Creates on-line or hypertext help files. Prepares documents for Web publication using HTML and HTML editors.
  • Plans, designs, and delivers documentation. Coordinates and schedules document production.
  • assist in the design and maintenance of websites for teams.
  • assist editing technical documents.
  • Experience in software testing.

About BAE Systems Intelligence & Security
BAE Systems, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems plc, an international defense, aerospace and security company which delivers a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support services. Improving the future and protecting lives is an ambitious mission, but it's what we do at BAE Systems. Working here means using your passion and ingenuity where it counts - defending national security with breakthrough technology, superior products, and intelligence solutions. As you develop the latest technology and defend national security, you will continually hone your skills on a team-making a big impact on a global scale. At BAE Systems, you'll find a rewarding career that truly makes a difference.

Intelligence & Security (I&S), based in McLean, Virginia, designs and delivers advanced defense, intelligence, and security solutions that support the important missions of our customers. Our pride and dedication shows in everything we do-from intelligence analysis, cyber operations and IT expertise to systems development, systems integration, and operations and maintenance services. Knowing that our work enables the U.S. military and government to recognize, manage and defeat threats inspires us to push ourselves and our technologies to new levels.

At BAE Systems, we celebrate the array of skills, experiences, and perspectives our employees bring to the table. For us, differences are a source of strength. We're laser-focused on high performance, and we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where all employees can innovate and thrive. Here, you will not only build your career, but you will also enjoy work-life balance, uncover new experiences, and collaborate with passionate colleagues.