Technical Writer - U.S. Citizenship Required

Fairfax, VA

Technical Writer - U.S. Citizenship Required

Category: Business Consulting, Strategy and Digital Transformation

Main location: United States, Virginia, Fairfax

Position ID: J0923-0616

Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description:

CGI is seeking an experienced Technical Writer to support an SAP S/4HANA Greenfield implementation project for a large government contract. As the Technical Writer, you will develop, update and maintain various project procedures, business process documentation, functional and technical specifications and other publications pertaining to SAP systems. You will also design the layout and organization of manuals and other documentation, including online help screens, in accordance with predefined standards. This role requires a broad understanding of Federal Financial processes and a willingness to learn and understand new business processes and systems.

This position is located in our Fairfax, VA office; however a hybrid working model is acceptable. You will be required to be in our Fairfax, VA office two days per week.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

• Provide documentation support during workshops for gathering and validating business and system requirements relating to Federal Financial Management and Accounting.

• Collaborate with project teams and business stakeholders to confirm, understand, and document requirements for the SAP S/4HANA solutions.

• Develop functional and technical specifications for the design and implementation of SAP solutions.

• Draft user stories, test scripts, and test data needed for solution validation.

• Document system processes and system details for consumers of differing technical understanding.

• Diagram business and technical processes for inclusion in documentation and internal briefings.

• Be responsive in a dynamic environment to learn adjacent skills to help the entire team progress through the implementation.

• Participate in daily stand-ups, backlog grooming, sprint demos, and other Agile ceremonies.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

• Due to the nature of the government contracts, this position requires US Citizenship.

• Minimum 5 years of experience as a technical writer.

• Ability to write user-friendly, engaging copy about highly technical subjects.

• Ability to understand and accurately translate technical information for a general audience.

• Attention to detail and clarity of expression leading to error-free documentation

• Ability to create graphics, charts, figures, etc.

• Experience with Microsoft Visio.

• Strong organizational skills and demonstrated ability to proactively manage and prioritize multiple documents simultaneously while meeting deadlines.

• Experience working in an Agile environment.

• Strong verbal and written communication skills.

• Bachelor's degree in a technical field (Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, etc.), technical writing, or other related degree.

Desired qualifications

• Experience writing documentation, testing, and training for SAP (preferably SAP financial modules).

• Understanding of the software development process

• SAP Configuration or ABAP experience.

CGI is required by law in some jurisdictions to include a reasonable estimate of the compensation range for this role. The determination of this range includes various factors not limited to skill set level, experience and training, and licensure and certifications. To support the ability to reward for merit-based performance, CGI typically does not hire individuals at or near the top of the range for their role. Compensation decisions are dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case. A reasonable estimate of the current range is $65,000 - $95,000.





  • Document Management

  • Functional specification

  • Microsoft Visio

  • Technical Writing

  • Other Civilian (Fed)

  • SAP Financials

What you can expect from us:

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Your work creates value. You’ll develop innovative solutions and build relationships with teammates and clients while accessing global capabilities to scale your ideas, embrace new opportunities, and benefit from expansive industry and technology expertise.

You’ll shape your career by joining a company built to grow and last. You’ll be supported by leaders who care about your health and well-being and provide you with opportunities to deepen your skills and broaden your horizons.

Come join our team—one of the largest IT and business consulting services firms in the world.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, ethnicity, ancestry, color, sex, religion, creed, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability, medical condition, military and veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation or perceived sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, and gender expression, familial status, political affiliation, genetic information, or any other legally protected status or characteristics.

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CGI will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with CGI’s legal duty to furnish information.