IT Documentation Specialist

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Information Technology

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Job Title: IT Documentation Specialist
Duration: 9/30/2020 with one option year
Location: Richland WA
Closing Date: 3/31/2020

This position is responsible and accountable for providing documentation support including: development and writing of IT documents, analysis of the organization s documents and documentation process, and other activities related to IT documentation throughout the software development lifecycle. This candidate must be able to develop and maintain positive working relationships with the IS team and customers; communicate effectively, verbally and in writing and exercise sound judgment and discretion. The IT Documentation Specialist will assist with all aspects of documentation within the projects and organization under the direction of the IS leadership team.
Typical duties and responsibilities could include:
Analysis and verification of all required IT project documentation for all IM systems and applications
Assist and initiate the writing of all software lifecycle documentation
Assist and support Project Managers in customer and project meetings with requirements gathering and action tracking
Assist and initiate the writing of software application test scripts
Assist and initiate the writing of user manuals
Support the client document release process
Support of IM status reports and documents including weekly reports
Perform all work safely and in compliance with environmental obligations using the core functions and core elements of the Integrated Safety Management System/Environmental Management System (ISMS/EMS)
The IT Document Specialist will work directly with all levels of software engineers, project managers and managers.
AA degree OR 4 years of experience in IT technical writing or related field (2 years of work experience is considered equivalent to 1 year of formal education)
Proficient in the use of Word, Excel, Adobe and PowerPoint
Minimum 2 years experience in writing in a technical discipline
Familiarity with SharePoint
Proven strong organizational skills, as well working under tight deadlines
Excellent interpersonal skills with proven ability to work in a team-oriented collaborative environment
Highly self-motivated and self-directed
Bachelor s degree or 8 years of experience in IT technical writing, or related field (2 years of work experience is considered equivalent to 1 year of formal education)
3-5 years experience in IT technical writing
Hanford Site work experience
Experience using desktop publishing software
Familiarity with software application development and life cycle
All candidates are subject to a criminal background check, reference checks, and drug screening as required by the client.
Benefits available and excellent wage DOQ
Candidates meeting the required qualifications should submit their resume to: for immediate consideration. References are optional but appreciated.
Associated topics: content, document, documentation, documentation specialist, file, log, msword, ms office, technical writer, writer

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