Technical Editor, Albuquerque, NM, US ID#16296

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POST DATE 11/5/2019
END DATE 12/9/2019

Cherokee Nation Businesses Albuquerque, NM

Albuquerque, NM
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)


Technical Editor, Albuquerque, NM, US ID#16296

The Office of Information Management Technology (OIMT) provides information technology and telecommunication support and services primarily to offices and staff for the Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs (AS-IA), the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) and the Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) organizations and locations throughout the Nation. The OIMT consists of 125 full time federal staff and additional contractor staff and manages the complex and diverse Information Technology infrastructure for the Indian Affairs federal workforce of 9000+ employees located in urban and rural areas throughout the country, and approximate 20 Education Line Offices and 64 BIE-operated schools located throughout the country.

We are seeking a Technical Writer/Editor to support the efforts at the Bureau of Indian Affairs.



Support includes writing or dictating fast enough to follow meetings, interviews (etc.) with OIMT staff and vendor discussions as appropriate.

Research information and identify essential or pertinent information. Suggest or propose ways to structure or classify multiple pieces of information or reorganize information to convey a better message.

Create and document procedures, memoranda, design documents, requirements documents, and email notifications. Maintain and update documentation of system specifications, database definition/specifications, field-site end-user manuals and other designated OIMT documentation or on-line

Information. Other examples include product instructions, reference and maintenance manuals, articles, project proposals, training materials, technical reports, and Web pages.


The Contractor shall meet with programmers and subject matter experts to gain understanding of application, database and web development and to define the scope of documentation required.

The Contractor shall interview subject matter experts (SME) and document their knowledge in a written format to be understood by a non-subject matter expert or as defined by OIMT staff leads.

Required Qualifications


Experience: A minimum of four (4) years applicable experience in developing IT and Program related documentation, reports and manuals.


Knowledge: Able to capture in sufficient detail and discussion minutes and action items for technical meetings, interviews with professional IT developers and teams. Experience with Microsoft Office products and capable of performing editing and other document correction activities. Must have the ability to Inspect and evaluate the quality of products, and knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.

Preferred Qualifications:


Experience working with Google Docs. Converting from Word to Google and vice versa.

Security Clearance Requirements:


Upon hiring, candidate will be subjected to a Public Trust Security Clearance investigation which is required to be adjudicated and maintained, in order to remain eligible for employment, per contract and government requirements.

Travel Requirements:



With $400 million in annual revenue, 20% growth per year, approximately 950+ active contracts serving 60+ government agencies in 25 countries, 47 states, 2 territories and 2000+ employees, Cherokee Nation Businesses' (CNB) group of Federal Contracting Section 8(a) companies is well positioned to deliver expertise needed to solve complex technical issues. Federal Solutions provides an array of services for 12 of the 15 cabinet-level departments and agencies - from applications and data services to cybersecurity and national defense.

Why consider Cherokee Nation and our Federal Solutions business? Here are some great resources highlighting what we do and compelling reasons for joining our team!

Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

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