Senior Technical Writer

Not Applicable
Ottawa
Full-time
, Remote Friendly

Job Description

ADGA Group Consultants Inc. has an operational requirement to develop and maintain a system that enables effective command and control and situational awareness for Canadian Army commanders and staff. The objective of this contract is to provide the technical and engineering subject matter experts that support the ongoing development and maintenance work for all components and capabilities of the system. 

Job Tasks: 

  • Write and/or summarize technical documents for a variety of different audiences (i.e. engineering, system manager, end-user). 
  • Design the layout of the documents/manuals, including the application of specific formatting specifications 
  • Translate technical documentation and technical data package material between both official languages. 
  • Review documentation standards and the existing project documentation.
  • Determine documentation requirements and makes plans for meeting them.
  • Assess the audience for the documents/manuals which are required and prepare a statement of purpose and scope for each.
  • Develop a table of content for each document/manual and write or edit the required content
  • Document help text, user manuals, technical documentation, web page content, etc.
  • Translate technical documentation and technical data package material between both official languages. 
  • Gather information concerning the features and functions provided by the developers.
  • Investigate the accuracy of the information collected by making direct use of the material being documented.
  • Prepare or coordinate the preparation of any required illustrations and diagrams.
  • Produce high-quality technical documentation in a variety of formats and tools.
  • Use word-processing, desk-top publishing and graphics software packages to produce final production-ready copy.
  • Advise on the appropriateness, applicability and effectiveness of specific technical documents, formats, notations and technologies; and perform any other work related to this category.

Qualifications

  • Minimum 10 years of demonstrated experience in technical writing
  • Minimum 5 years of demonstrated experience within technical writing on Military Command and Control systems.
  • Demonstrated experience in the preparation of business correspondence and reports in the field of Information Technology.
  • Demonstrated experience with the preparation of technical concept documents, system specifications, and technical proposals in the field of Information Technology / Information management or engineering.
  • Proof University Degree or College Diploma in any discipline
  • Experience providing advice and/or guidance on technical writing issues.
  • Experience providing verbal briefings / presentations on a technical topic.
  • Experience planning, researching, gathering information, and authoring technical documentation such as Statement of Requirements, System Specifications, and user manuals and guides.
  • Experience proofreading technical documents created by others
  • Experience analyzing material, such as specifications (technical Statement of Work/Requirement), notes, drawings, writing manuals, user guides, and other documents to explain the requirement clearly and concisely.

Additional Information

ADGA commits to putting diversity into action to build a stronger, more representative team and help our customers and communities thrive. We are a proudly Canadian company, striving to further diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace and provide every individual with the opportunities and resources to help them reach their full potential.

ADGA s'engage à mettre la diversité en action pour bâtir une équipe plus forte et plus représentative et aider nos clients et nos communautés à prospérer. Nous sommes une entreprise fièrement canadienne. Nous nous engageons pour promouvoir la diversité, l'équité et l'inclusion dans le milieu de travail et d'offrir à chaque personne les possibilités et les ressources qui lui permettront de réaliser son plein potentiel.

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