Abacus Technology is seeking a Documentation Analyst to create documentation simplifying complex concepts or processes to maximize reader comprehension. This is a full-time position at NASA Headquarters and local offsite facilities.
Plan and prepare the technical data for publication projects. Analyze requirements, develop source material, consult engineering and technical staff and work with editors, illustrators and the like in preparing documents. Conduct research and interpret requirements necessary to produce comprehensive documents. Prepare documentation including technical manuals, help and user guides/manuals, white papers, design specifications, system manuals, project plans, test plans, policies, and procedures etc. for users. Prepare documentation in numerous forms, such as printed, web-based, or other electronic means. Interpret, analyze, and translate highly specialized technical documentation produced into more readable prose. Follow formal company and NASA technical documentation standards and guidelines.
Positions available at multiple experience levels including entry (0-2 years), intermediate (2-5 years), senior (5-11 years), specialist (11-16 years), and senior specialist (16+ years). Bachelor’s degree in a related field; Master’s or graduate degree may be substituted for 2 years of experience. Must have or be willing to attend training in the following areas: CMMI; NARA; cybersecurity and sensitive unclassified information awareness; IT security awareness; and NASA elevate privileges. Understanding of technical documentation principles, theories, and concepts. Able to provide solutions to a variety of project or program problems. At the specialist and senior specialist levels, must be able to develop and manage complex solutions with minimal supervision or guidance and handle a wide degree of latitude. At the specialist level, capable of representing the organization as prime contact on contracts and projects. At the senior specialist level, able to serve as the organization spokesperson on projects and/or programs and act as an advisor to management and customers on advanced technical research studies. Solid communication skills are critical. Must be a US citizen and hold an active Secret clearance.
Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.