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Technical Writer

Job title: Technical Writer
Contract type: Permanent
Industry: ICT
Salary / Rate: Negotiable
Minimum security clearance: PV
Job start date: ASAP
Job expiry: 2021-06-30
Contact name: Ryan Naughton
Contact email: professional@verticalscope.com.au

Job description

Vertical Scope Group (VSG) are seeking PV Security Cleared Technical Writers (SFIA 3) for contracting and permanent opportunities within an Australian Government Department.

The Technical Writer will produce a range of design, configuration, technical support and training documents for Information and Communications Technology (ICT) projects. The role requires complementary skills to produce documentation for various audiences ranging from highly technical documents through to user friendly and executive-targeted documentation.

The Technical Writer requires highly developed technical writing skills and the demonstrated ability to work in an integrated team of technical and non-technical personnel. Final documentation is expected to comply with Commonwealth standards such as the Commonwealth Style Guide and accessibility requirements.

The program of work has multiple projects which range in size. The successful candidate may be required to work across one or more of these projects.

To apply for this opportunity, please click the apply button and attach your CV and details (strictly in confidence).

WorkPath Australia Program

You may also be eligible for our WorkPath Australia (WPA) employment program.

WPA is an innovative ICT training and employment program designed to assist transitioning veterans to find meaningful security cleared employment opportunities. The program helps veterans by translating their military skills into a commercial setting.

All participants maintain their security clearance and provided various training and development opportunities through our academic partners.

We work with you throughout each of the program’s four key steps to identify employment aligned with your career goals.

Program 4 Key Steps

1. Identification

The WPA team works with you to identify your interests and the types of organisations you want to work for. A dedicated Program Success manager will help you navigate your ADF transition up to 24 months from discharge.

2. Selection

Once a meaningful employment pathway for you has been identified, we guide you through the assessment and interview process and any specific security clearance requirements. If successful, you will receive a Conditional Letter of Offer, outlining the requirements for you to successfully join the organisation.

3. Pathway

You commence your pathway towards completing any training, certification and security clearance requirements outlined in your job offer must be completed prior to joining the organisation.

4. Placement

Upon meeting your employment conditions, you commence transitioning from the Australia Defence Force or current employer and begin your exciting new career!

Program Advantages

  • Ensure a seamless transition from the ADF into meaningful employment

  • Utilise your security clearance to find lucrative and rewarding employment

  • Find meaningful corporate and government employment pathways

  • Enhance, adapt and augment your military skills within new environments

  • Identify the right training programs for your new career

  • Ongoing support throughout the program

  • Join veteran-friendly employers

Veterans We Assist
WPA will assist you in navigating your transition from the ADF up to 24 months from your intended discharge date. We will endeavour to assist all veteran applicants where possible, noting the program's current scope and intake limit.

Due to our strong connectivity with national security employment partners, WPA has a higher demand for participants with an existing PV security clearance or a PV clearance that can be re-activated.

We have found that veterans with experience in the following roles have been more successful in our program due to our employment partner’s focus on ICT opportunities:

  • Information Systems Technician

  • Cyber Analysts

  • Cyber Warfare Operators

  • Electronic Warfare Operators

  • Signals Operators

  • Intelligence Analysts

Available Pathways
The WPA team have found that there is strong demand for PV security cleared and non-PV cleared participants for the following roles:

  • Business Analyst

  • Cyber Analyst

  • Project Manager

  • ICT Systems Administrator

  • Software Developer

How much does the program cost?
The WPA program is free for all veteran participants to join.

WorkPath is accepting Expressions of Interest for our 2021 intake.
We invite all veterans with security clearances to submit an EOI.

To register your expression of interest, please hit the apply button and attach your CV and details (strictly in confidence).

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