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Technical Writer

Arlington, Virginia, United States

Solution Strategy

Job Description

As a Technical Writer within Cerner Government Services, you will edit various forms of documentation for a variety of audiences and review for quality as well as author and develop original content with guidance from others. You will evaluate projects and their client impact to define documentation requirements and facilitate reviews with subject matter experts. In scope will be to manage the complete documentation work flow. Deliverables may include design documents, user manuals, operations guide, release notes, strategy and policy documents, standard operating procedures, and other contract deliverables, all of which must meet customer and software industry documentation standards and requirements.
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Sales, Marketing & Strategy

Whether your strength lies in sales, relationship management, marketing or strategy, you will be driving positive change by communicating the value of solutions that help solve the world’s most complex health challenges.

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Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Instructional Design, Technical Communication or English or related field or equivalent work experience
  • Receipt of the appropriate government security clearance card applicable for your position
  • Due to the client contract you will be assigned, this position requires you to be a U.S. citizen

  • Willing to travel up to 25% as needed
  • Must currently reside in or be willing to relocate to the District of Columbia
  • Successful completion of a writing assessment conducted during the interview process

Additional Information

Applicants for U.S.-based positions with Cerner must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire.

Due to specific client contract requirements, this position requires that the successful candidate be a U.S. citizen. The client contract also requires receipt of the appropriate government security clearance card applicable for the position.

Some Cerner positions may be obligated to comply with client-facing requirements and occupational health requests, including but not limited to, an immunization set, an annual flu shot, an annual TB screen, an updated background check, and/or an updated drug screen.

Relocation Assistance Available for this Job:

Yes - Domestic/Regional

Virtual Eligible Job


Cerner is a place where people are encouraged to innovate with confidence and focus on what is important – people’s health and the care they receive. We are transforming health care by developing tools and technologies that make it more efficient for care providers and patients to navigate the complexity of our health. From single offices to entire countries, Cerner solutions are licensed at more than 25,000 facilities in over 35 countries.

Cerner’s policy is to provide equal opportunity to all people without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, age, disability, pregnancy, genetic information, citizenship status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other legally protected category. Cerner is proud to be a drug-free workplace.

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