Technical Writer

Jersey City, NJ | Contract to Direct Hire

Post Date: 09/08/2017 Job ID: 9628 Industry: Technology

Title: Technical Writer

Location: North NJ

Type: Long-term contract with potential to convert to FT

Salary: Flexible, dependent upon experience


We are actively seeking Technical Writers who have  worked with NIST cyber security or ISO recently.


  • Create high level policies, processes and procedures for the following: Configuration, Access management, Incident Response, Policy that defines the Accounting of assets from terminated employees, Entitlement Policy/ Process, Password Policy, Change and Path Management, backup policy, Physical Security Policy, Access controls Procedures, Risk Assessment, Awareness and Training policy and procedures, and Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Planning.
  • Capture existing business practices that are undocumented; interviews, questionnaires, and surveys. Develop new within organizational context if they don’ t exist as informal, ad hoc, or undocumented.
  • Formalize and integrate area or discipline specific procedures (System or Network Administration, Database Configuration, Server Installation & Hardening, Application Development, Test, and Implementation procedures) into larger formal enterprise wide system of integrated processes under single governance, risk management, oversight and configuration control.
  • Help organizational lines of business or work groups establish documented and measurable levels of effectiveness and efficiency
  • Produce other documentation that provides evidence, justification, rationale, or deficiencies in existing computing and business environments
  • Contribute to Document Library / Repository by creating templates, guidelines, formats, examples, that will become uniform across all business units
  • Maintain glossary, data dictionary, terms of reference, and similar reference materials with cross references wherever possible

  • Experience working independently or with others, produces and revises documentation that is created for the client.
  • Emphasis on consistency, clarity, and grammar in plain or non-technical English; will help to create a document library, some client presentation materials, and will help to document IT security, identity, access management, configuration, database administration, systems administration, network engineering, change control, and similar processes/procedures. 
  • The ability to handle multiple tasks, set priorities, manage time, and work as part of a virtual team are integral parts of the task environment. 
  • Must be able to focus on area specific policy and procedures, but also integrate as part of larger set of interdependent lifecycles.
  • Conducts research of technical manuals, laws, standards, policies, and guidelines to increase their understanding of documentation requirements.
  • Selects appropriate format, develops detailed outlines, and writes text that will help the client organization achieve compliance
  • Provides editing assistance and revises existing documentation as needed. 
  • Demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively, verbally, and in writing, editing, and/or graphic presentation of technical information for both technical and non-technical personnel.
  • Experience with Share Point, Adobe, and other communication and collaboration products.

Jorge Beltre

Fun Facts: Army Veteran, Roller Coaster Enthusiast, and Thrill Seeker (specifically sky diving)

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