• Technical Writer

    Job Locations US-VA-Chantilly
    Posted Date 3 months ago(10/30/2018 6:19 PM)
    Job ID
    Information Technology
  • Overview

    AnaVation is looking for a talented Technical Writer who is passionate about working with cutting edge technologies. The ideal candidate appreciates partnering with a customer and a group of engineers dedicated to solving challenging problems.


    Our team of engineers is working with advanced visualization technologies to create innovative solutions that meet our customer’s ever growing requirements. We have the ability to research, define and recommend technologies to our customer and are involved in all parts of the software development life cycle. The Java based graphical desktop applications we develop implement algorithms utilizing social network analysis techniques. They are highly customized with an operational focus and allow our customers to perform various types of analysis on data that they would not normally be able to do. The Technical Writer works embedded with the engineers and is responsible for all technical documentation, web site content, branding, and other program materials. If you are looking to be challenged and grow as a Technical Writer, then this is the environment for you!



    • Bachelor’s degree or 5+ years related experience
    • Experience creating, editing, updating, publishing, and maintaining documentation, including user manuals, training material, program and system artifacts, and web page content in SharePoint
    • Experience coordinating communications between various teams supporting applications with 100+ users. 

    • 5+ years of experience developing, editing, and producing technical and graphical documentation for information technology systems, to include SDDs

    • Experience creating executive briefings

    • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite
    • Experience with Adobe Acrobat XI Pro
    • Experience with Microsoft SharePoint
    • Selected applicant will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information


    Desired skills:

    • Knowledge of Java and surrounding technologies
    • Previous experience working with and assisting end users
    • Experience with Adobe FrameMaker
    • Experience with RoboHelp
    • Experience with Adobe products such as Captivate, Creative Suite InDesign, Photoshop extended with 3D, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, Fireworks
    • Experience with Camtasia Studio

    EEO Statement

    AnaVation is an Equal Employment/Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate in hiring on the basis of sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religious creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at accommodations@anavationllc.com and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.


    Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.


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