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Technical Writer

Company: NTT DATA
Location: Herndon
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Req ID: 197526

NTT DATA Services strives to hire exceptional, innovative and passionate individuals who want to grow with us. If you want to be part of an inclusive, adaptable, and forward-thinking organization, apply now.

We are currently seeking a Technical Writer to join our team in Herndon, Virginia (US-VA), United States (US).

As a Technical/Proposal Writer, you will have responsibility for organizing and preparing information and data in support of a variety of technical publications for a Federal Government audience. Technical/proposal writing requires in-depth knowledge and understanding of information technology (IT) and management consulting services. Tasks include creation of Federal Government proposal responses, past performance and resume write-ups, white papers, and responses to Requests for Information, and marketing information

Organizes and prepares information and data to write a variety of technical publications for a Federal Government audience requiring in-depth knowledge and understanding of information technology (IT) and management consulting services and allied fields. Tasks include creation of Federal Government proposal responses, past performance and resume write-ups, white papers, and responses to Requests for Information, and marketing information. Will also provide editing as required on documents referenced above. Develops publications concept for best communication of subject matter. May recommend editorial standards. Reviews technical literature prepared by other staff members for content, coverage, and clarity.

Job Duties

  • Determines proposal concept by studying requests for proposal (RFPs, RFIs, etc.); attending strategy meetings; speaking with subject matter experts.
  • Supports the Proposal Manager and the proposal process. Meets proposal deadlines by establishing priorities and target dates for information gathering, writing, review, and approval; coordinating requirements with contributors; contributing proposal status information to review meetings.
  • Gathers proposal information by identifying sources of information, interviewing subject matter experts.
  • Develops proposal content by assembling information and creating solutions/outcomes/benefits outlines.
  • Contributes to proposal graphics development.
  • Writes, revises, and edits drafts including executive summaries and technical, management, past performance, resume, and pricing sections as assigned.
  • Maintains quality results by using templates; following proposal-writing standards including readability, consistency, and tone; maintaining proposal support databases.
  • Improves proposal-writing results by evaluating and re-designing processes, approach, coordination, and boilerplate, implementing changes.
  • Supports marketing efforts by developing and writing market collateral materials.
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; maintaining personal networks.
  • Accomplishes organization goals by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.
    Basic Qualifications:
    • Minimum of two (2) years of technical writing experience, to include:
      • Experience writing, revising, and editing drafts including executive summaries and technical, management, past performance, resume, and pricing sections as assigned.
        Preferred Experience:


        • Bachelor degree (in Writing or Journalism preferred but not required); or 4 additional years of experience with an Associates or 8 additional years of experience will substitute an undergraduate degree
          Applications:
          • MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook), including Office 365
          • MS SharePoint 2003-2013
            Federal Job Posting Language (eff. 1/24/2022)

            Candidates for this position will be required to adhere to NTT DATA's and its clients' COVID-19 health and safety protocols. NTT DATA is committed to complying with the Safer Federal Workforce Task Force COVID-19 Workplace Safety Guidance for Federal Contractors and Subcontractors to the extent it is enforced by the federal government or any of its clients. If this position becomes subject to a COVID-19 vaccination mandate based on applicable law or client requirement, candidates will be required to become fully vaccinated as defined by NTT DATA or be approved for an exemption in accordance with applicable law.

            About NTT DATA Services

            NTT DATA Services is a global business and IT services provider specializing in digital, cloud and automation across a comprehensive portfolio of consulting, applications, infrastructure and business process services. We are part of the NTT family of companies, a partner to 85 % of the Fortune 100.

            NTT DATA Services is an equal opportunity employer and considers all applicants without regarding to race, color, religion, citizenship, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran or marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment for all employees. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please inform your recruiter so that we may connect you with the appropriate team.

            Nearest Major Market: Washington DC

            Job Segment:
            Pre-Sales, Proposal Writer, Technical Writer, RFP, Management Consulting, Sales, Technology, Management

Keywords: NTT DATA, Germantown , Technical Writer, Engineering , Herndon, Maryland

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