• AFRL Kirtland - Technical Writer

    Job Locations US-NM-Albuquerque
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Clearance Requirement
    Education Requirement
    Bachelor's Degree
    Experience Level
    8570 Compliant
  • Overview

    SMS is a fast growing, veteran-owned business that's has supported Federal Government's IT initiatives for over four decades.  We work side-by-side with our Federal clients as a trusted, long-term partner to offer innovative advice and leadership to solve their most pressing and complex problems. We orchestrate people, strategies, technologies and best-of-breed business processes. The SMS advantage in management and technology consulting includes deep domain expertise in complex networking design and unifying communities of interest. 


    We have strong capabilities in design & build, planning, governance, quality management, security, analytics, virtualization, operations and business process improvement. For 40 years, SMS has brought customer satisfaction to Federal clients and formed lasting alliances with leading technology companies and talented small businesses to deliver joint, leading-edge, cost-effective services and products. 

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    The Technical Writer will be responsible for assuring the successful completion of deliverable documents and work products for the AFRL PRsISM program. These documents may span the breadth of IT support, Cyber, System Admin and Development functional areas.  The successful candidate will use a command of technical writing and editing using best practices on word processing, spreadsheet, graphical and presentation tools as well as providing client interaction to maintain a high level of customer satisfaction and responsiveness.  The Technical Writer will work as part of a team on program tasks with minimal direct supervision and may be required to oversee the work of others.


    Essential Job Functions:

    • Strong command of the English language to include rules and usage
    • Expert at Microsoft Word, Excel, Visio and Powerpoint applications
    • Work with SMS project management and staff to integrate the client’s business objectives, current technical infrastructure and state of the art technologies into enterprise-wide solutions.
    • Participate in lifecycle project management including requirements analysis, design and implementation as well as timely and accurate reporting.
    • Apply in-depth working knowledge of word processing, spread sheets, graphical and other presentation tools including HTML and Visio to assure the timely, satisfactory and cost effective completion of deliverables/documents/engagements.
    • Apply analytical and creative writing skills to develop technical input into deliverable documents using SMS best practices and standards.
    • Familiarity with Web design and computer graphics
    • Ability to meet aggressive and tight deadlines that are set by the customer
    • Apply interpersonal skills to communicate with both technical and business oriented individuals.
    • Works under general supervision – considers themselves to be a self-starter
    • Apply prior experience in IT systems and/or business operations



    Minimum Position Requirements

    Degree in English, Journalism and/or Business Management related field is preferred.  Minimum of 5 years of hands-on technical writing experience required.  Demonstrable experience in writing business/project documents, technical documents, presentations and proposals required.  A high degree of interpersonal skill in working with various levels of technical and business oriented individuals is required.  Prior experience in an IT services environment is required.


    Active SECRET clearance required.




    SMS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 


    SMS is a veteran-owned network integrator established in 1976.  With an employee retention rate averaging over 5 years, our ability to hire quality people and retain them in a rapidly evolving IT market proves why we are a world-class information technology company. At SMS, we place a high value on quality of service, customer satisfaction, and best-of-breed policies and practices. As a result, SMS is proud to be ISO 9001:2008 Registered and a CMMI Level 3 certified company, ensuring that we continue to meet and exceed the expectations of our customers, partners and employees.  


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