Senior Technical Writer, National Robotics Engineering Center (NREC)-2011856
We are looking for a motivated, self-starter to be a member of our dynamic team as a Technical Writer. You will generate a variety of documents, helping NREC expand its presence in commercial and government markets. Your writing will help NREC to acquire, execute, and deliver projects. You will work with technical and business development leadership to write proposal and marketing content (e.g. news stories, web pages, etc.) to help bring in new projects. You will also support our projects with the generation of technical reports and documentation that convey complex technical information using an approachable prose for a non-technical audience.
Why work at NREC?
Join our talented team at the National Robotics Engineering (NREC) where you will have a direct impact on NREC's operations, and on meaningful projects, as you collaborate with experts and build your career. As part of our group, you will support a team of robotics authorities who solve industrial and government challenges and deploy technology to real operations. You will also interact with senior support personnel as well as the leadership of the organization to help with bringing your career to the next level. Additionally, our employees enjoy a flexible work schedule and a life/work balance. Take control of your career!
Your primary responsibilities will include:
Collaborate with technical and business development experts to generate proposals for new projects
Coordinate with internal and external collaborators to write statements-of-work, project updates, and reports
Interface with senior technical management to develop documentation (e.g. user manuals, interface documentation, etc.)
Engage with business development to develop marketing materials including news stories, press releases, and content for the website
Edit and write other technical documents as requested
Communicate progress and participate in reviews with technical staff
5+ years experience in technical writing, including technical proposal writing
Strong collaboration skills
Able to work independently under uncertainty
Demonstrate writing abilities in marketing to help promote the NREC brand via content generation
Able(Ability) to lead, organize and bring to fruition projects from start to finish
Proficient with common Microsoft Office products
We want to hear from you if you have experience or qualifications in ANY of the following areas:
Graduate degree in technical writing or related disciplines
Technical writing in universities or other research organizations
Technical writing for software documentation
Technical writing for proposals in response to solicitations from the U.S. government (e.g. BAA, RFP, RFA, etc.)
Writing for marketing (e.g. press release, news story, website content)
Education in engineering, science, or technology
Proficient with a prevalent document software suite such as Adobe products
Are you passionate about this dynamic opportunity? Please apply.
At NREC, we value diversity, support it, and thrive on it for the benefits of our organization, our employees and our community.
Carnegie Mellon University is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran.
Primary Location: United States-Pennsylvania-Pittsburgh
Time Type: Full Time
Minimum Education Level: Bachelor's Degree or equivalent
Budgeted Base Pay: Negotiable
Internal Number: 2011856
About Carnegie Mellon University
Carnegie Mellon (www.cmu.edu) is a private, internationally ranked research university with programs in areas ranging from science, technology and business, to public policy, the humanities and the arts. More than 12,000 students in the university’s seven schools and colleges benefit from a small student-to-faculty ratio and an education characterized by its focus on creating and implementing solutions for real problems, interdisciplinary collaboration and innovation. A global university, Carnegie Mellon’s main campus in the United States is in Pittsburgh, Pa. It has campuses in California’s Silicon Valley and Qatar, and programs in Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe and Mexico.
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