Dahlgren, VA

Technical Writer

Sonalysts, Inc. is seeking a technical writer to support to support US Navy modeling and simulation (M&S) related efforts.  The successful candidate should possess impeccable writing and presentation development skills and be a confident, articulate oral communicator.  The Technical Writer will participate as a member of an engineering team performing M&S based capability assessments, and will be responsible for developing templates for technical documentation.  Duties will also include documenting technical outputs for each model developed, and configuration management and maintenance of a library of documentation.  Products developed by the technical writer will include, but not be limited to, formal technical reports and presentations.  The successful candidate must be able to think creatively and solve problems as well as collaborate effectively with senior government and military staff with little supervision.

What You Need To Bring To The Table (Required Qualifications):

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution (preference given to candidates with degrees in English, Math, Engineering, or Physics)

Minimum 3 years’ experience each of the following (experience can be concurrent):

Participation in Modeling and Simulation, Research and Development, or US Navy Threat/Vulnerability Assessments

Technical writing for military-related programs/projects

Performing program/project management support to include support for any or all of the following activities:

Project planning and tracking

Configuration/data management

WBS structuring

General database management

Minimum 2 years’ experience in at least three of the following tasks (can be concurrent with above requirements):

Project fiscal plan development, update, metrics, and monitoring

Configuration management

Project activity and artifact tracking (e.g. action items, project status, deliverables)

Meeting coordination and progress report tracking

Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)

U.S. citizenship, currently holding a Secret (or higher) U.S. government security clearance

Desired, but not required:

  • Military experience in a tactical environment

  • Proficiency with Visio and Publisher software

What’s In It For You?

  • Working on challenging and innovative projects

  • Learning and applying new tools and technologies

  • Becoming an integral part of an innovative, employee-owned company, which provides a full range of benefits including paid vacation time, tuition reimbursement program, health and dental insurance, life and disability insurance, Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP), and 401(k) plans

Please verify U.S. citizenship in your resume or cover letter.  Submissions without a statement verifying U.S. citizenship will not be considered.

Send resume to Sonalysts, Inc., 215 Parkway North, Waterford, CT 06385 or recruiting@sonalysts.com.  Reply to Ad 2917.

Sonalysts, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, disability, or other basis protected by law.


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Waterford, CT 06385

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