Planned Systems International

Technical Writer

Location US-FL-Tampa
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(9/15/2023 3:44 PM)
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The candidate shall support the Unique Mission Cell (UMC) located in Tampa, FL. The UMC supports the U.S. Army by identifying, developing, and tailoring new technology to the warfighter's needs.  Must be capable of working as a part of a distributed team, be self-directed on tasking, and able to  learn quickly.

Essential Functions and Job Responsibilities

  • Provide direct support to the mission of the UMC across new technologies and capability development through joint experimentation, scenario-based exercises, and red team activities.
  • Create and edit technical reports and briefings, many with short-suspense due dates.
  • Prepare reports, proposals, briefings, and other written materials as assigned.
  • Support technical experimentation and assess vulnerabilities of emerging technologies in a joint military environment.
  • Able to understand and translate technical jargon into everyday language.
  • Determine the clearest and most logical way to present information (written and graphical) for greatest reader comprehension.
  • Develop and maintain templates in MS Word.
  • Frequent travel up to 50% supporting the team during experiment/collection events, often outdoors in austere environments and diverse weather conditions.
  • Able to support the UMC with other assignments as needed (role playing, operations center assistance, observer/data collection, etc.) to assist the team during execution.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree required, preferably in English or Technical Writing.
  • 5 years’ experience (documented and verifiable) writing and editing technical reports.
  • Strong Proficiency with MS Word.
  • Ability to listen and follow directions.
  • Team player who can thrive in a dynamic environment.
  • Proficiency with MS PowerPoint.
  • Secret Clearance or ability to obtain a Secret Clearance within 6 months of hiring.

Desired Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree.
  • DoD Acquisition knowledge and experience.
  • S&T/JCIDs/PPBE knowledge and experience.
  • Proficiency or experience with Adobe Creative Cloud or other Desktop Publishing Software.
  • Military experience is a plus.

Physical Demands

  • Ability to lift 25 lbs.

Company Benefits

PSI offers full-time, benefits eligible employees a competitive total compensation package that includes paid leave, and options for employer sponsored group medical, dental, vision, short-term and long-term disability, life insurance, AD&D coverage, legal services, identity theft, and accident insurance. Flexible spending account and health saving account options offer pre-tax savings for qualified medical, dental, and vision expenses. The company sponsored 401(k) retirement plan has an employer contribution match that is immediately vested. We invest in the professional growth of our employees through professional courses, certifications, and tuition reimbursement programs.

EEO Commitment

It is company policy to promote equal employment opportunities. All personnel decisions, including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, benefits, and termination, are made without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, citizenship status, veteran status, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

Reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities will be provided. If a reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact Human Resources by emailing, or by dialing 703-575-8400.


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