Technical Writer

Grant Thornton - Alexandria, VA (30+ days ago)3.8


Technical Writer(Job Number: 040281)
Description

Grant Thornton is seeking an Associate to join its Technology Strategy & Management service line and take an active role in engagement execution, project management and key business development activities.

Grant Thornton Public Sector helps executives and managers at all levels of government maximize their performance and efficiency in the face of ever tightening budgets and increased demand for services. We give clients creative, cost-effective solutions that enhance their acquisition, financial, human capital, information technology, data analytics, and performance management. For more information, visit grantthornton.com/publicsector.

At Grant Thornton, our professional staff applies traditional, cutting-edge approaches and methods to a variety of analyses. As part of our team, the Associate will utilize various methodologies and models to execute client projects.

Note: This role is located in College Park, MD

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:
Minimum of five (5) years of hands-on relevant experience in technical writing, supporting an Information Technology staff.
Excellent English language, grammar, and spelling skills for writing, editing, and proofreading.
Ability to work independently or as a member of a team.
Skilled at organizing and translating information into clear written documentation.
Skilled at articulating complex concepts and processes in writing.
Proven ability to effectively research subject matter.
Experience working in a collaborative environment.
Proven ability to work well under tight deadlines and effectively interact with a wide range of personnel.
Must be very proficient in Microsoft Office product suite, particularly Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Visio.
Demonstrated experience working as part of a team to create and edit documents.
Demonstrated experience in providing editing, redlining and formatting documents to create high quality documentation.
Meet or exceed targeted billing hours (utilization).
Assist with business development activities, such as proposals, capture, account teams, whitepapers, conferences, and/or other thought leadership materials.

Qualifications

Research subject matter.
Proficient in Microsoft Office product suite
Excellent English language, grammar and spelling skills
Bachelor’s Degree required from an accredited college or university in a related field.
Ability to obtain and maintain certain job-related certifications if no job-related advanced degrees.
U.S. citizenship may be required. Ability to work in the United States indefinitely required.
Travel may be required.
Ability to work overtime required on occasion.
Ability to sit in an office environment for long periods of time.
Ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance.
Ability to communicate clearly in writing and verbally.
Ability to obtain and maintain firm independence and abide by firm ethics requirements.
Meet or exceed continuing professional education (CPE) requirements

Grant Thornton LLP is the U.S. member firm of Grant Thornton International, one of the six global accounting, tax and business advisory organizations. Grant Thornton’s Public Sector, based in Alexandria, VA, is a global management consulting business with the mission of providing responsive and innovative financial, performance management and systems solutions to governments and international organizations. Visit Grant Thornton’s Public Sector at www.grantthornton.com/publicsector.

It is Grant Thornton’s policy to promote equal employment opportunities. All personnel decisions, including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, benefits and termination, are made without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

Primary Location - US-Virginia-Alexandria
Work Locations - Alexandria (VA)(952) Suite 500 333 John Carlyle Street Alexandria 22314