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Technical Writer

Remote, Remote
Job Purpose:
This position will prepare various draft papers for electronic publication. These efforts will include contributing language for clarity; reviewing and providing comments and performing edits to draft language and figures while collaborating with multiple NIST technical staff members to ensure overall document quality.

  • Provide project management of PSCR draft publications including tracking titles, authors, topics, and status of all in-progress publications.
  • Prepare and draft manuscripts for peer review including:
    • proof-reading
    • preparing citations and bibliography
    • incorporate manuscript into publication-appropriate template - organize figures, appendices, and supplemental information
    • submission of materials to the journal
  • Make contributions to manuscripts by specifically:
    • expanding outlines
    • creating and editing figures (graphics, schematics, diagrams, etc.)
    • adding figure captions
    • add and edit text to increase clarity
    • integrating and synthesizing previous work into manuscript
  • Oversee correspondence between reviewers and NIST technical staff; review all comments from reviewers following peer review.
  • Organize the comments into action items, oversee that assignment of action items to appropriate personnel, and track the status of those action items. The Contractor shall coordinate the integration of responses to reviewers into a final draft for resubmission.  
Education and Experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree in science, engineering, or technical communications (Master’s degree preferred)
  • 5 years of experience editing technical material
  • 5 years of experience preparing manuscripts for peer-reviewed journal
  • Basic competency with the following software: LaTex, MS Exel, MS Word, and Python (matplotlib, pandas)
  • 2 years of experience creating or editing scientific and/or engineering data representation.
Strativia understands that our staff is our number one asset. Therefore, we provide competitive salaries and health benefits along with a robust training and development plans to help ensure that our employees are happy and motivated. If you are interested in the opportunity above please contact us and join a dynamic, fun and, fast growing organization.
Strativia is an Equal Opportunity Employer and strives for diversity. Strativia in accordance with applicable law, does not discriminate in hiring or otherwise in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status. EOE/AA/Vets


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