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Quality Assurance/ Technical Writer

Quality Assurance/ Technical Writer

Requisition Number 
2018-36136
Number of Positions 
1
Job Locations 
USA-VA-Falls Church
Posted Date 
1/22/2018
Job Function 
Information Technology
Full/Part Time 
Full Time

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Job Description

GDIT is hiring a Quality Assurance/ Technical Writer who will review and evaluate software products and systems to ensure adherence to company and customer quality standards. Develop software/systems testing procedures and conduct tests. Manage the preparation and editing of operation and maintenance manuals and related technical documentation.

The Defense Health Agency (DHA) is a joint, integrated Combat Support Agency that enables the Army, Navy, and Air Force medical services to provide a medically ready force and ready medical force to Combatant Commands in both peacetime and wartime. The DHA supports the delivery of integrated, affordable, and high quality health services to Military Health System (MHS) beneficiaries and is responsible for driving greater integration of clinical and business processes across the MHS .

  • Reviews and evaluates software products and systems to ensure adherence to company and customer quality standards.
  • Establishes software quality standards for life cycle, documentation, development methods, testing, and maintenance.
  • Develops and implements software/systems testing standards and procedures, and oversees testing.
  • Documents and analyzes test results, and makes recommendations to improve overall quality.
  • Oversees testing of purchased third-party software and/or services to ensure that company standards and end-user requirements are met.
  • Manages the research, preparation and editing of operation and maintenance manuals and related technical documentation.
  • Ensures documents meet editorial and customer specifications and adhere to standards for quality, graphics, format, and style.
  • May also research, prepare and edit technical documents for publication, including user’s manuals, training materials, installation guides, proposals, and reports.
  • Maintains current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned.
  • Participates in special projects as required

Education

  • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical training or work experience.

Qualifications

  • SSBI investigation
  • Experience with Quality Assurance and Technical Writing of MHS/DHA applications
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical training or work experience.
  • 8-10 years of related quality assurance experience.
  • 5-8 years of related experience preparing and editing technical documentation.
  • Knowledge of the principles, methods, and techniques used in quality assurance and software engineering.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the principles and practices involved in technical research, writing and editing.
  • Knowledge of and ability to uses various word-processing and desktop publishing software applications.
  • Knowledge of the organization’s products and services, customer requirements, purpose and structure of required documentation, and end user’s level of understanding.
  • Effective communications skills.
  • Demonstrate effective communication skills.
 

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As a trusted systems integrator for more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology provides information technology (IT), systems engineering, professional services and simulation and training to customers in the defense, federal civilian government, health, homeland security, intelligence, state and local government and commercial sectors.With approximately 32,000 professionals worldwide, the company delivers IT enterprise solutions, manages large-scale, mission-critical IT programs and provides mission support services.GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.

 

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