VT Group

  • Sr. Analyst/Sr. Technical Writer

    Job Locations US-AL-Huntsville
    Posted Date 7 months ago(1/28/2019 8:19 AM)
    Job Title
    Technical Writer
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Active Clearance
  • Overview

    VT Group is a leading technology integrator with close to 50 years’ experience delivering technology and C4ISR solutions to solve the complex challenges faced by our government and commercial customers in the Defense and National Security markets.


    VT Group is seeking a Sr. Analyst/Sr. Technical Writer located in Huntsville, AL.


    This position will provide support for the AMCOM Logistics Center (ALC) with the update, review, verification/validation, and preparation of aviation and/or missile Technical Publication Materials for all supported customers.

    • Establish style guidelines and standards for technical manual (TM) and other publication text and illustrations in compliance with all military standards and regulations.
    • Verify accuracy of technical documentation to ensure that it is complete, meets editorial and government specifications, and adheres to standards for quality, graphics, coverage, content format, and style format.
    • Perform in-process reviews of developing material with technical writers and graphics development personnel to ensure documents will be within the scope and understanding of users.
    • Provide support documentation such as Military Specifications, Statements of Work (SOWs), Military Handbooks, or Performance Specifications when guidance/recommendations are made as justification for changes to any technical publications material.
    • Review engineering drawings and recommended changes to publications, and compare the contents to the text to provide guidance on capturing information for all procedural requirements to be incorporated in technical content for AMCOM weapon systems, to include all variations and modifications.
    • Develop new and revised page-based and IETM publications, and review publications for content and standard compliance.
    • Incorporate and track 2028s and PCRs.
    • Interpret recommended changes to technical publications, adjudicate comments, and interface with publication production personnel to correctly incorporate approved changes.
    • Provide recommendations for technical content, flow, and format in accordance with military standards; document deficiencies; and provide daily updates to the Technical Documentation Lead.
    • Interface as directed with specified others to ensure documentation and clarity are captured during the validation and verification process for technical manuals and provide guidance on verbiage and structure of the documents.
    • Participate in the validation and/or verification process of Modification Work Orders (MWOs), Depot Maintenance Work Requirements (DMWRs), Technical Manual (TMs), and other publications, and participate in Guidance Conferences, In Progress Reviews (IPR), working groups, and related meetings.
    • Conduct in-process review verifications, on-site (and off-site as necessary) meetings (table top reviews), and hands-on maintenance reviews, and provide subject matter expert (SME) guidance on acceptance or rejection of publications material from the Original Equipment Manufacturer.
    • Review and coordinate with Government Publications Services, Government project/program office(s), and military personnel to verify accuracy of text and graphics within each technical manual prior to release.
    • Maintain complete and accurate records of technical publications being managed, developed, and updated, and deliver regular status reports to Government lead.
    • Work with electronic publications, including electronic TMs (ETMs), interactive ETMs (IETMs), in portable document file (PDF) format, standard generalized markup language (SGML), and extensible markup language (XML).
    • Incorporate Government-approved changes into technical publications as required using authoring software.
    • Preferred XML experience (Arbortext, UltraEdit, OxygenXML).
    • Computer skills (PC proficiency) required.


    • BS/BA degree with eight years of relevant experience or High School with 11 years of relevant experience.
    • Familiarity with IADS. 
    • Ability to work in a semi-autonomous environment.
    • TDY may be required.


    VT Group offers eligible employees a variety of comprehensive benefits programs, which may include:

    • Medical insurance through a nationwide network
    • Dental insurance for preventive, basic and major services
    • Vision insurance that covers a wide range of services (subject to a specific co-pay or co-insurance amount)
    • Flexible Spending Account (FSA) and Health Savings Account (HSA) options
    • Tuition Reimbursement
    • 401(k) Retirement Plan
    • Paid Time Off



    Join VT Group if you want to serve with friendly and caring people who are dedicated to delivering critical services and helping our customers solve difficult problems in often world-changing circumstances.


    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


    VT Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or protected Veteran status.


    VT Group is a drug free workplace. All applicants must pass a drug test before beginning work or receiving an offer of employment. Refusal to submit to testing will result in disqualification of further employment consideration.


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