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Job Reference: NE062817TW
Number of Positions: 1
Job Category: Administrative/Clerical
Contract Type: Full Time
Salary: Competitve
Location: Omaha, Nebraska or Willowbrook, Illinois
G4S Region: G4S Technology
Country:United States


G4S Business Unit:US - G4S Secure Integration
Closing Date: January 22, 2018

Job Introduction:

GENERAL SUMMARY

G4S Secure Integration creates and integrates comprehensive and complex security solutions for strategic customers.  The candidate will be part of a capture team, securing profitable new work, allowing G4S to meet their strategic goals.  Interacting with engineers and technicians to carefully describe the challenges of integrating multiple cutting-edge technologies, ensuring system functionality and operational efficiency.  The candidate will work with the engineering teams to develop first class technical proposals.

 

The Technical Writer will perform tasks in developing, writing and editing technical proposals, elaborating on functionality, compatibility and operational benefits.

 

An ideal candidate will have a strong technical background, strong verbal and written communication skills, will be a true team player with a commitment to success, and will be able to thrive in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment.  The candidate shall be comfortable handling new challenges involving emerging technologies.

Role Responsibility:

  • Create and revise software user manuals
  • Create and revise procedures used by system technicians and administrators
  • Obtain and interpret data and specifications and liaise with technical staff/project managers
  • Assist with identification/analysis of documentation requirements
  • Gather configuration from Windows 7 workstations and Windows and Citrix servers
  • Review the hardware configuration of peripheral hardware devices, such as printers, serial device servers, and video encoders
  • Familiar with Microsoft SQL Server and proficient in running database queries
  • Create and maintain a library of content to use in future proposals
  • Assist in graphic development to support proposal efforts
  • Work with proposal team to analyze project requirements and deliverables
  • Interview Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) and translate technical information to content that is easier to understand
  • Edit writing by various authors to provide a unified response
  • Review requests for proposals documents; assess information required and coordinate with team according to internal procedures;
  • Develop effective technical proposal documents that are consistent within existing standards, using library content and/or developing original proposal content as needed
  • Prepare proposal-related presentations, as necessary

The Ideal Candidate:

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

The candidate must have the following qualifications:

  • Expert level Microsoft Word
  • Intermediate level Adobe Acrobat Standard
  • Basic knowledge of MS Excel
  • Basic knowledge of Visio a PLUS
  • Experience or familiarity with the security industry (video cameras, video encoders, alarm systems) a PLUS

 

 

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or IT or technical-related field, or a minimum of five years in an applicable field.  Three to five years’ experience as a technical writer, with emphasis on technical systems and proposal development. Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.

Successful candidate must be able to pass drug screening and possess a valid driver’s license. 

LANGUAGE SKILLS

 

Communicates effectively in both oral and written English technical language, both in interpreting requirements and generating proposals.  Exceptional written and oral communication skills.  Should possess good customer service abilities along with refined grammar skills.  The position will require a lot of interaction with other departments.

 

 

REASONING ABILITY

 

  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Strong analytical and logical reasoning skills
  • Highly flexible to meet frequently changing needs
  • Able to work on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Ability to absorb and understand complex systems and technical terminology

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

 

While performing the duties of this job, the incumbent is regularly required to sit; use hand and fingers, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear.  The incumbent is occasionally required to stand for long periods of time.  The incumbent may be required to lift and/or move up to 10 lbs. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

 

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT

While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works in a climate controlled office environment. 


About the Company:

Why work for G4S Secure Integration?

  • Global experts in the assessment, design, construction, maintenance and management of communication networks and electronic security systems
  • Over 20 Years of proven experience as an established large-scale systems integrator providing unified communications and security solutions
  • Financially Sound Company, Highly Regarded by Customers & Industry Peers
  • Highly Competitive Compensation Plan & Comprehensive Benefits Package

G4S Secure Integration is a systems integrator that brings innovative, flexible and cost efficient thinking to the design, construction and maintenance of stand-alone or integrated communication networks and electronic security systems.  For over two decades, we have offered commercial, industrial and governmental clients an efficient single point of contact for all their project issues. A trusted partner to customers and suppliers around the world, G4S Secure Integration takes great pride in delivering outstanding technology, superior customer service and a great return on investment.

G4S Secure Integration has deployed over 2 million fiber miles in more than 200 metropolitan and rural areas and completed over 1,500 large-scale, electronic security systems projects in the United States, Europe, Asia, Central America, and the Middle East.

Headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska, G4S Secure Integration is managed by executives from the telecommunications, construction and security industries.  For more information, visit the company’s website at www.g4s.us or call (866) 221-5641.

We offer an attractive, competitive compensation plan, an outstanding comprehensive benefits package, and significant opportunity for professional growth and advancement in the rapidly expanding security/telecommunications industry.  We strongly encourage inquiries from qualified women and minority candidates.  While interest from all applicants for employment with G4S Secure Integration is genuinely appreciated, we can respond only to those candidates with qualifications closest to the job requirements.  For confidential consideration, please visit http://technologycareers.g4s.com/  and apply on-line.  No phone calls please.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Female/Disabled/Veteran

VEVRAA Federal Contractor


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