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Tired of being a cog in the machine? Looking for stability with the freedom to innovate? At CertiPath you can have both, while making the world more secure, and simplifying access processes. We are currently seeking a Technical Writer to deliver outstanding Federal Identity, Credential and Access Management (FICAM) implementation and operations services to our clients. Join our team, make a difference and crush your goals at CertiPath.

I’ve never heard of CertiPath. What do you do? 

At CertiPath, we are the experts in services for high assurance digital identity verification and management.  We are an established organization with a 16-year track record of delivering on our promises, with the drive and entrepreneurial spirit of a start-up. CertiPath is focused on bringing facility and network access management for Federal Agencies into the 21st century.

So, what will the Technical Writer at CertiPath do?

About 75% of the time, you will work in a fast-paced environment where you will take a hands-on approach in helping a Federal Agency with its FICAM Program.  You will develop and publish plain language materials based on information gathered from a team of technical professionals. The materials will be used to train and communicate with client personnel on new program standards and software solutions; ensuring compliance with complex federal, agency and program mandates.

The rest of your time will be spent supporting CertiPath’s business development and marketing efforts.

 

What does a typical day look like for the Technical Writer? 

Although no two days will be the same, you will:

  • Design and develop complex technical and functional documentation including;
    • Technical and functional specifications and other technical project artifacts
    • Training manuals, training materials, and/or complex web content
    • Technical presentations
    • Executive Level Communications
  • Develop new content in support of responses to RFP’s and RFI’s primarily to Federal government agencies
  • Partner with CertiPath’s outsourced public relations firm to develop marketing materials such as corporate overviews, description sheets, resumes and credentials and company profiles

 

What qualifications do you look for?

You might be the Technical Writer we’re looking for if you have:

  • US Citizenship
  • At least a bachelor’s Technical Communication, English, Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or other related scientific or technical discipline (or equivalent experience)
  • 6 years of total experience, 3 years of which includes experience writing technical documentation within an Information Technology environment
  • Ability to gather resource material from a variety of resources, including Subject Matter Experts, Engineers and Analysts
  • Capability of translating technical details into Plain Language that will be understandable by non-engineers
  • Ability to review existing technical documentation and work with internal teams to drive improvements to comply with document standards and best practices
  • Experience in creating visual diagrams to explain processes, system architecture, etc.
  • Ability to write effective copy, instructional text, audio scripts/video scripts
  • Experience in developing engaging learning activities and compelling instructor-led course content and/or eLearning storyboards
  • Must have the ability to:
    • demonstrate superior grammar, as well as written and verbal communication skills
    • provide expert-level ability with the Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Acrobat, Visio, GitHub and web content management
    • learn and adapt quickly to changing requirements
    • work both under limited supervision and in a team environment

We’re extra impressed by folks with:

  • Experience performing on federal contracting engagements
  • Experience writing content for enterprise security solutions
  • Certification through the Society for Technical Communicators
  • Knowledge of the Agile Method

CertiPath Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status. Applicants must be authorized to work in the U.S.

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PACS Design Engineer

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Tired of being a cog in the machine? Looking for stability with the freedom to innovate? At CertiPath you can have both, while making the world more secure, and simplifying access processes. We are seeking a Physical Access Control (PACS) Design Engineer to deliver outstanding Federal Identity, Credential and Access Management (FICAM) implementation and operations services to our client. Join our team, make a difference and crush your goals at CertiPath.

I’ve never heard of CertiPath. What do you do?

At CertiPath, we are the experts in services for high assurance digital identity verification and management. We are an established organization with a 15-year track record of delivering on our promises, with the drive and entrepreneurial spirit of a start-up. CertiPath is focused on bringing facility and network access management for Federal Agencies into the 21st century.

So, what will the PACS Design Engineer at CertiPath do?

You will work in a fast-paced environment where you will take a hands-on approach in helping a Federal Agency with its nationwide Physical Security Program Office (Program). You will work with a team of engineering professionals to design security solutions in accordance with Program Standards to ensure compliance with complex federal and agency mandates. You will have the opportunity to work on and deploy cutting edge solutions. Best of all, you’ll get to grow your experience working alongside smart people to solve problems that make the world a safer, more efficient place.

What does a typical day look like for the PACS Design Engineer?

Although no two days will be the same, you will:

  • Leverage Program Standards to provide security design drawings which include work areas, conceptual pathway and infrastructure requirements, network and cabling diagrams, rack elevations and other designs necessary to convey the scope of work requirements or to document as-built conditions
  • Document security deficiencies identified and develop solutions compliant with Enterprise Architecture design criteria
  • Provide security equipment recommendations (e.g. PACS, CCTV, VMS, IDMS)
  • Provide technical guidance to Engineering staff
  • Support implementation, test and deployment of systems
  • Present guidance and support to stakeholders on Federal policies and Program Standards
  • Offer industry best practices and lessons learned from federal engagement past performance
  • Be an active participant in your development along your career path

What does the growth potential look like?

  • As CertiPath expands, the potential for growth into higher-level technical leadership may develop.

What qualifications do you look for?

You might be the PACS Design Engineer we’re looking for if you have:

  • US Citizenship
  • At least a bachelor’s degree in computer science, information systems, engineering or related field (or equivalent experience)
  • 6 years of total experience in the security industry, 4 years of which includes performing proactive federal agency ICAM architecture design and implementation activities
  • 2 years of recent experience using computer-aided drafting (CAD) systems to prepare or revise engineering drawings
  • Hands-on installation, configuration and maintenance of FICAM compliant Physical Access Control Systems
  • Experience with PKI and Federal smart card technology (Personal Identity Verification cards – PIV)
  • Ability to collaborate with multiple stakeholders to:
    • Draft Scopes of Work and Technical Drawing Packages to be used by procurement officials for solicitations and RFIs
    • Promote standardization of equipment and configuration management, and
    • Perform evaluations and assessments of highly complex projects

We’re extra impressed by folks with:

  • Specific experience and/or certification in Identiv’s Hirsch Velocity product
  • Working knowledge of FIPS 201-2, HSPD-12, OMB memorandums, NIST publications (800-116-1, 800-53, 800-73-4), and CIO Council papers
  • IT and PACS Security Certification (e.g., Comp TIA Security+, PSP, CSEIP or CISSP)

CertiPath Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status.

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