27 days old

Technical Writer (Various Levels)

Annapolis Junction, MD 20701
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Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Top Secret SCI w/Polygraph

Job Description:

Ready to be part of a team that tackles defense and data challenges? Want to take your technical writing skills to the next level to work on tough projects that will make a huge impact? Parsons is now hiring experienced Technical Writers with a desire to work on projects that change the world.

Parsons' extensive experience in this field, combined with your knowledge, will propel your career forward with opportunity for advancement with top performance. We can offer training, development and opportunities to work on marquee projects as you and our fast-paced business grow and evolve. We need our writers to be versatile, enthusiastic to work in highly flexible, team-oriented environments and who have exceptional communication, analytical and organizational skills.


Parsons is sourcing candidates for a project within the Department of Defense to provide a wide range of skills and expertise to perform technology development, testing, integration of hardware and software applications, and associated documentation and training.


Parsons is seeking Technical Writers of various experience levels to perform the following:

  • Writing and editing technical documentation for project hardware and software to include installation, configuration and how-to documentation
  • Preparation, review, revision, and maintenance of technical documents including software and systems engineering, system operations, testing, and user documentation
  • Creating code documentation for software; producing implementation guides and end-user guides for capabilities
  • Providing field, data definition, and data flow documentation and formatting technical publications from pamphlets, technical drawings, and consultations with technical personnel and other available resources



  • Prepare reports, responses, and briefings targeted to a wide range of audiences
  • Prepare and maintain operations documentation, user guides and manuals and technical publications
  • Use multiple word processing and presentation tools such as MS Word, PowerPoint, and Visio etc.
  • Gather technical information, prepare written text
  • Coordinate layout and design of documents
  • Maintain a current internal documentation library
  • Work with developers to produce quality documentation and training materials
  • Understand basic concepts (to include basic grammar concepts), responsible for writing technical copy for various types of documents


All capabilities described in Level 1, plus:

  • Research highly technical subject matter, organizes information from multiples sources, and express technical information in written form that is comprehensible to a wide audience of readers
  • Apply concepts for technical writing based on engineering drawings, technical information from engineering documentation, consultations with engineers and subject matter experts, and other available sources
  • Produce defense acquisition documentation, user manuals, training manuals, and other documentation utilized by the end-user community of DoD electronic equipment and systems
  • Interpret engineering and maintenance drawings, operational procedures to understand and blend large quantities of computer related information



  • Two (2) years experience as a Technical Writer
  • Associate's degree in a technical discipline from an accredited college or university
  • Two (2) years of additional technical writing experience may be substituted for an Associate's degree


  • Six (6) years experience as a Technical Writer
  • Bachelor's degree in a technical discipline from an accredited college or university

Four (4) years of additional technical writing experience may be substituted for an Bachelor's degree

Must be able to obtain, maintain and/or currently possess a security clearance.

The position requires a COVID vaccination or an approved accommodation/exemption for a disability/medical condition or religious belief.


Posted: 2021-09-27 Expires: 2021-11-14

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Technical Writer (Various Levels)

Parsons Corporation
Annapolis Junction, MD 20701

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