Junior Documentation Writer

Posted on 2018-12-17

Job Number0066100000RvM1EAAV
Job LocationMiddle Tenn
Salary Range15.00/hr
PositionJunior Documentation Writer

Job Description


L-3 ForceX is a cutting edge software company in Nashville, TN developing airborne mission-execution platforms, battlefield management systems, and Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) operations software for the Department of Defense (DoD). Our employee’s hard work directly helps to keep soldiers safe and save lives all around the world.

At ForceX you will have the opportunity to make a difference in the world every day and work on cutting edge technology in an environment that allows innovation to thrive. Our office not be complete without our ping pong table, company bicycles, arcade games, corn hole boards and big screen TVs. We also have great benefits like the ability to wear jeans every day, flexible hours daily and every second Friday off with pay (9/80 work schedule) in addition to regular vacation and holidays, a free on-site gym, free lunch 3 days a week, continuing education and much more!

Job Summary:

Write, publish and distribute technical documents, including user manuals, workbooks, reference guides, release notes, interface documents and service bulletins for software applications/hardware. Create, format and update marketing materials and company policy/procedure documentation. Maintain Documentation Department standards and follow processes throughout the software development life cycle.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

• Maintain a record of all corrections and revisions to documentation

• Collaborate and confer with stakeholders to document subject material and technical specifications

• Edit documentation immediately preceding delivery

• Research, propose and implement customer-specific documentation solutions

• Initiate improvements in documentation

• Display consistent, advanced time-management ability

• Comply with and improve upon document control management processes

• Standardize organizational documentation

• Monitor user feedback and implement improvements

• Develop, gather, and disseminate technical information

• Edit documentation immediately preceding delivery

• Manage multiple projects with revolving deadlines

• Meet all deadlines

• May be required to perform other duties as requested, directed or assigned

Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

• Ability to comprehend, assimilate and document numerous software applications, hardware functionality and software/hardware integration independently

• Excellent written/verbal communication and presentation skills

• Ability to utilize multiple desktop publishing and video/still-image editing programs

• Excellent grammar skills

• Basic Interface Control Document, drawing, and schematic knowledge

• Ability to edit, proofread and implement in-line changes

• Advanced understanding of technical writing conventions

• Ability to comprehend and clearly communicate complex technical data

• Advanced documentation layout and formatting skills

• Highly motivated, independent individual

Education and Experience:

• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience

• Two-four years of full-time work experience directly related to developing technical and/or software product information preferred

Physical Demands:

• Required to sit for long periods of time

• Infrequent physical effort required, ability to lift or move 25 pounds

• Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard, mouse and other associated equipment

Equal Opportunity Employer – minorities / females / veterans / individuals with disabilities / sexual orientation / gender identity