Document Management Specialist
Primary Location: Annapolis Junction, M
As a member of the Configuration Management team, the Document Specialists manages the documentation environment in accordance with organizational policies and goals. Ensures any necessary internal process documentation is formally followed. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Typically reports to management. Candidate will be responsible for writing, editing, indexing, or revising a wide variety of technical manuals and user documentation. Candidate will collaborate with programmers, engineers, and/or product management during design phase to gain an understanding of the product. Analyze requirements of project to determine types of publications needed. Ensure accuracy and completeness of technical documentation. Candidate will require excellent oral and written communication skills and an understanding of programming concepts, operating systems and/or networking. They may be required to provide guidance to lower level personnel.
Manages and controls data and documentation associated with a large IT Systems Management and Operation environment.
Develops, writes, and edits material for reports, manuals, briefs, proposals, instructional material, catalogs, technical publications, and software and hardware documentation while maintaining version control.
Monitors and reports team progress and communicates risks/issues to appropriate authorities.
Organize material and complete writing assignment according to set standards regarding order, clarity, conciseness, style, and terminology.
Create, edit, standardize and maintain technical documentation for current and future applications i.e., technical reference manuals and production control manuals.
Create, edit, and maintain procedural documentation including but not limited to department policies and procedures (SOPs) and/or how to user guides and application guides.
Maintain SharePoint web based portal.
The candidate must have experience designing, administrating, and managing data and documentation processes and systems for engineering or technical domains.
Keen attention to detail is required.
The candidate should have 2 to 3 years of experience with a Document Management or Configuration Management team and possess excellent interpersonal, verbal and writing skills
Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.
The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking or writing so others will understand.
The ability to arrange things or actions in a certain order or pattern according to a specific rule or set of rules (e.g., patterns of numbers, letters, words, pictures).
Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, Adobe Acrobat
Experienced with desktop publishing tools and features (e.g., setting styles, use of macros).
Demonstrate knowledge in Records Management and have familiarity with SEI/CMMI methodologies.
Position requires a minimum of three years writing experience, preferably in a technical field with an emphasis on technical documentation.
Prefer that one of the three years of experience be in information systems or information technology
An AA or 3+ years of experience or a BS or 1+ years of experience.
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