Tapestry Technologies
  • Chambersburg, PA, USA
  • Full Time

Position Description:

This position assists in collecting and organizing information required for preparation of user manuals, training materials, installation guides, proposals, briefs, and reports. Edits functional descriptions, system specifications, user manuals, special reports, or any other customer deliverables and documents and interviews subject-matter experts to understand technical materials and parameters of technical content and the presentation of such content.
The technical editor position works as a resource specialist in writing, cataloging, and maintaining business and technical publications; creates, writes, and edits publications, including reports, manuals, briefs, proposals, procedures, and related materials.

 

Skills (Desired and/or Required):

Interacts with clients both via email and via phone to provide answers to questions regarding standards, layout, etc.
Provides regular status updates as determined by Program Manager or Supervisor, as applicable.
Organizes and writes required technical and business material using word processing software per established corporate standards with respect to order, style, terminology, and sequencing.
Develops corporate/client standards for publication.
Reviews publications and recommends revisions or changes in approaches, scope, format, test, and methods of production and dissemination. Maintains corporate/client standards for publications.
Consults with technical team leads and subject-matter experts to ensure common understanding of publications and related materials to be produced.
Develops cataloging systems and maintains records, files, and electronic media and archives information for publications in a business unit for corporate references.
Selects or recommends use of layouts, graphics, drawings, tables, exhibits, illustrations, charts, or storyboards to amplify or clarify publications' objectives.
Periodically audits and reviews publications to determine whether format or content changes/updates are required. Meets with subject-matter experts for concurrence as to content changes.
Remains current on new developments in technical writing, editing, and publishing, including technological enhancements that may affect the corporation.
Assists in preparing material for technical seminars and business forums. May be called upon to assist in technical or business presentations in such meetings.
Ability to develop and review process documents
Proficient in SharePoint
Knowledge of Macros
Ability to create and edit graphics

Education:

Bachelor's degree in Business, Technology or English related field: or Associate's + 4 years relevant experience
1 year relevant experience

 

Preferred Certifications:

Security Plus is considered a plus.

Clearance Requirement:
Department of Defense Interim Secret
 
Company Description:
EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled/VEVRAA Federal Contractor/ADA
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