Technical Writer

  • Fort Belvoir, VA, USA
  • Full-time
  • Clearance: Unspecified

Company Description

At RED GATE we do everything we can to serve our clients:
Using the right technical skills, unique methodologies, best practices, and integrated technology, we help clients implement bold solutions. New approaches to emerging and evolving threats. Non-traditional ways to overcome entrenched obstacles. Advantage through opportunity. If you have a serious challenge or problem, we can help you solve it.  The below job description provides details on how this role will help to serve our clients.

Job Description

The Technical Writer provides the DTRA Research and Development (R&D) Directorate with technical writing assistance and support to include assistance in preparing and editing briefings and documentation for required document / briefing reviews in accordance with Public Affairs approval review timelines.  

 

Specific duties include: 

  • This role will support outreach, data management and communication 
  • Provide both routine and on-demand analysis in support of R&D Directorate’s leadership 
  • Author detailed Executive Summaries from technical meetings, working groups, summits, webinars, conferences and provide results to leadership and team members 
  • Research industry, academia and government agencies for technology through technical conferences, consortiums, podcasts and webinars 
  • Plan, coordinate, and execute technology-related outreach engagements, track and forecast engagements, and coordinate outcomes for potential technology investment options 
  • Coordinate engagements with attendee calendars; communicate with appropriate businesses and organizations, and host meetings 
  • Prepare accomplishment write-ups, briefings, quarterly reviews, newsletter and other communication tools 
  • Identify areas for process improvement and assist the implementation of selected actions 

Qualifications

  • Masters or Doctorate degree with 15 years of experience or Bachelors with 20 or more years of experience 
  • 5 years of specialized experience in performing outreach, networking, and/or strategic engagement event planning and execution 
  • 5 years of professional experience in relevant areas 
  • Preferred: 3+ years in a technically focused position 
  • Demonstrated experience in effective written communication 
  • Detailed knowledge of military organizations, operations, and decision-making process 
  • Ability to write technical reports to present to leadership and management 
  • Excellent and effective interpersonal and effective communication skills 
  • Preferably someone that is outgoing and works well independently and or as part of a group 
  • Experience with Microsoft tools (SharePoint, Publisher, PowerPoint, Access, Excel, Word) 
  • Ability to identify problems and solutions and effectively communicate with client 
  • Support development and execution of government policies, procedures, and guidance 
  • Ability to manage time and resources 

 

Additional Information

The Red Gate Group, Ltd. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. The Red Gate Group, Ltd. considers applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state, or local law.  EEO is the Law

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