Technical Writer with Valid H1b for Washington DC

Technical Writing, Category 9

Contractor staff proposed must have Expert (8 years) experience skills and experience as follows:

  • Demonstrated experience as a Technical Writer
  • Knowledge of Data Warehouse / Business Intelligence / ETL technologies
  • Very strong documentation skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to convey and digest complex information in an appropriate fashion to/from audiences at

different levels of technical knowledge

  • Experience working on software development projects in a technical role (developer, technical writer,

tester, business analyst)

  • Knowledge of SQL / Databases / Servers
  • Ability to identify, understand, document and plan for organizational and human impacts of planned


  • Ability to properly document technical requirements

Skills and experience in this category include the following:

  • Identifying and documenting business needs and strategies.
  • Identifying and documenting requirements for business process improvement and information systems


  • Facilitating requirements planning and analysis & design sessions.
  • Completing data models using entity relationship diagrams and/or UML class diagrams and documenting

detailed data requirements in data dictionaries.

  • Proficiently creating SQL Scripts to be used for database creation and/or modification and migration of

legacy data to new designs.

  • Ensuring domain, edit, security and relational integrity requirements.
  • Documenting system functions and operational procedures.
  • Preparing detailed flow charts and diagrams outlining systems capabilities and processes.
  • Documenting system problems and resolutions for future reference.
  • Contributing to project management tasks including planning and preparing analysis, design, cost

benefit analysis, and feasibility studies.

  • Requirements management techniques and practices.
  • Using GUI tools for prototyping and developing test plans.
  • Specifying business logic.
  • Guiding and providing mentoring for State staff.
  • Knowledge and experience with system development methodologies (i.e. Agile, RUP, etc.).
  • Understanding of software development lifecycle.

Individuals in this skill category may do limited programming, to provide a proof of concept for distinct

subcomponents designed as a part of a larger complex system. This limited programming is not intended to

allow the generation of a complete system, proof of concepts or maintenance of existing production systems.

In addition, prefers Contractor staff also have the following skills and experience:

  • Thorough understanding of Extraction, Transform and Load (ETL) processes
  • Strong understanding of the logical database design process, data modeling, data-mart design
  • Comfortable with business intelligence tools used in delivering corporate intelligence to decision makers
  • Good understanding of data warehousing terminology and L&I’s data being analyzed by the business
  • Assisting developers during system development, e.g. provide use cases, flowcharts or even database


  • Experience with system testing

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