Polaris Alpha

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Technical Writer

Technical Writer

Req # 
2406
Position Type 
Full Time
FLSA Status 
Non-Exempt
Category 
Technical Writers - Other
Security Clearance 
TS\SCI Full Scope Poly
Location 
Annapolis Junction, MD

More information about this job

Benefits

In addition to competitive compensation, Polaris Alpha offers excellent benefits:


Comprehensive Medical, Dental, and Vision coverage
Life and AD&D coverage at 3x annual salary
401k plan, 4% gifted contributions for all eligible employees - 100% vested in plan from date of enrollment
4+ weeks of PTO and 10 Paid Holidays observed
Education Assistance Program
Relocation programs

Job Description

Polaris Alpha develops innovative solutions to the most significant challenges affecting our Nation's ability to collect, utilize, and defend digital information. We’re passionate about developing cutting-edge, creative solutions, and fostering a highly sought-out place of employment for many of the brightest minds in the industry. We are the best because we hire the best. At Polaris Alpha, we have developed a culture of going above and beyond the normal expectations in the delivery of our work. Our clients and employees are the number one reason why we’re successful, and that formula won’t be changing!

Polaris Alpha is looking for a Technical Writer to produce high-quality documentation that contributes to the overall success of our software engineering team. You will work side by side with a team of talented engineers who work collaboratively with quality engineers, product managers, and usability experts to ensure continuity with our processes.

Required Skills

• Bachelor’s Degree and 3-5 years of applicable technical writing experience a must
• Experience working with developers to write requirements, test plans, test reports, user manuals and design documents
• Experience with Agile development
• Experience with Atlassian tools: Confluence and JIRA

Desired Skills

• Software Engineering experience a plus
Physical Demands and Working Conditions:
Normal office setting, therefore the noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Work is generally sedentary in nature, but may require standing and walking. Use of hands to operate computer equipment. Frequent near vision uses for reading and computer use.
EOE M/F/D/V
Polaris Alpha is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

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