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Federal- Technical Writer

Arlington, VA 22212
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Organization: Accenture Federal Services

Location: Fairfax, VA

Accenture Federal Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of Accenture LLP, is a
U.S. company with offices in Arlington, Virginia. Accenture's federal business
has served every cabinet-level department and 30 of the largest federal
organizations. Accenture Federal Services transforms bold ideas into
breakthrough outcomes for clients at defense, intelligence, public safety,
civilian and military health organizations.

We believe that great outcomes are everything. Its what drives us to turn bold
ideas into breakthrough solutions. By combining digital technologies with what
works across the worlds leading businesses, we use agile approaches to help
clients solve their toughest problems fastthe first time. So, you can deliver
what matters most.

Count on us to help you embrace new ways of working, building for change and
put customers at the core. A wholly owned subsidiary of Accenture, we bring
over 30 years of experience serving the federal government, including every
cabinet-level department. Our 7,200 dedicated colleagues and change makers work
with our clients at the heart of the nations priorities in defense, intel,
public safety, health and civilian to help you make a difference for the people
you employ, serve and protect.

The duties of a the Technical Writer will include:

+ Write and edit documentation such as cyber security policies, standards/guidelines, standard operating procedures/process documents, and other related security documentation

+ Review and revise documentation relative to security controls assessments and risk and vulnerability assessments to include security assessment plans and security assessment reports

+ Perform quality assurance on security assessment plans and reports and other related deliverables before delivery to the client

+ Evaluate documentation for readability and usability

+ Maintain records and files of work and revisions

+ Organize material and complete writing assignment according to set standards regarding order, clarity, conciseness, style and terminology

+ Create and utilize data flows, diagrams, and charts to illustrate content

+ Demonstrate expertise in page design and layout

+ Interview technical team members for documentation content and to become familiar with cyber security policies and federal guidance, security assessments, risk and vulnerability assessments

+ Create and maintain documentation templates as necessary

Basic Skills & Qualifications:

+ Minimum of three (3) years of experience in in the preparation and writing of complex technical documents

+ Minimum of two (2) years of experience specializing in IT technical writing

+ Strong communication skills with the ability to explain technical and cyber concepts clearly

+ Advanced Microsoft Excel and Access skills to perform extensive data mining, correlation, and reporting

+ Must live in the Washington, DC metro area and be able to commute to the customer site as needed (some remote work is acceptable)

+ Experience working with NIST SP 800-53, RMF, FISMA controls as well as with DHS and DoD policies

+ Experience working in a Cyber Security environment

+ Ability to read security documentation and pull relevant security control information

+ Must possess a high-quality work ethic with a strong attention to detail and the ability to work independently to get work done on time

Preferred Skills & Qualifications:

+ At least one active certification: A+, Network+, Security+ or ISC2 CISSP or other comparable certification which must be approved in advance by the Government PM

An active security clearance or the ability to obtain one may be required for
this role.

Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated
Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.

Applicants for employment in the US must have work authorization that does not
now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization
in the United States and with Accenture (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN
visa or any other non-immigrant status).

Accenture is a Federal Contractor and an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of
Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

Equal Employment Opportunity

All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed,
color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran
status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information,
marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected by federal,
state, or local law.

Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of
conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our
service men and women.


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Posted: 2019-12-23 Expires: 2020-02-09

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