Position:                              Technical Writer/Editor

Telecommuting. Occasional travel required. Candidates residing within 2 hours of Philadelphia, PA or Norfolk, VA preferred.

Job Description:
Full or part-time professional serving as a Technical Writer/Editor to assist in the development of technical manuals, IETMs, and training materials across multiple complex hardware systems, including military equipment/systems.  The ideal candidate will serve as an editor and quality assurance/control specialist working to create highly specialized and complex technical and instructional materials.

Competitive benefits package/ 401k available.  Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Perform mechanical and substantive writing and editing of technical manuals and training materials, including rewriting and reorganizing material to ensure consistency, cohesiveness, grammatical and formatting accuracy, and readability.
  • Convert Word/PDF technical manuals to XML.
  • Collect technical data and organize it into work packages and parts lists.
  • Collaborate with subject matter experts to verify accuracy.
  • Adhere to strict style guidelines, internal and external standards, and conventions.
  • Conduct research as necessary and share information with the team.
  • Maintain a reference library.
  • Serve as a proponent in the implementation of sound internal quality assurance best practices.

Required Skills:

  • Good writing ability and strong command of English spelling, grammar, and punctuation (samples may be required). Evidence of ability to express thoughts logically, clearly, and concisely.
  • Demonstrated experience with Microsoft Office applications and technical documentation software (Arbortext, XMetal, Doxygen, etc.)
  • Basic knowledge of XML programming/tagging.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal direction and willingness to be part of a dynamic team.
  • Superior time management skills and ability to multi-task to meet assigned deadlines while working in a virtual environment.
  • Experience in the military, pharmaceutical, space, or any other highly regulated industry is preferred.
  • Familiarity with aligning work products to required government compliance references/documentation such as MIL-STDS.
  • Good communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills.


Applicants selected will be subjected to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements. Active or past clearance preferred.

Education Req:
B.S./B.A. degree and 3-5 years of technical writing/training development experience or 5-7 years of military experience.  MA/MS in a relevant discipline is preferred.

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Gemini offers a competitive benefits package and 401k Plan. As a federal government contractor, we participate in the e-Verify program. Gemini is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

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