Technical Writer

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Blackstone Talent Group, an award-winning technology consulting and talent agency is seeking a Technical Writer to join our team at our client?s site in Non-PG US Work Location, CA.Minimum Qualifications: ? Bachelor's degree in Business, Engineering, Information and Computer Science, Communications, Journalism, English, Liberal Arts, or Technical Writing; or an equivalent combination of education,training, or experience in a related field ? A minimum of regulatory technical writing in an engineering, technology or scientific field ? Physical or technology security and/or network background that is critical to procedure-focused technical writing ? Effective data gathering skills with an ability to source content from multiple subject matter experts ? Experience developing technical guidance documents ? Strong communication and facilitation skills ? Strong technical writing and editing skills ? Strong analytical and problem solving skills to decompose and distill relevant information ? Experience functioning at a high level in a fast-paced work environment ? Effective organization, prioritization and communication skills ? Demonstrated ability to manage workload and time effectively ? Strong customer focus, commitment to excellence, results orientation, and attention to detail ? Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team ? Ability to multi-task and support multiple procedure assignments Desired: ? Solid understanding of utilities and/or standards and procedure development ? Research skills and the ability to read, understand, and extract information from process flow diagrams and technical literature ? Experience analyzing, translating and redesigning technical documentation at a level suitable for the intended audience ? General knowledge of applicable industry regulations, practices, codes, standards, and requirements, and the ability to become thoroughly familiar with this material within a reasonable period of time ? Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Project, and VisioResponsibilities:Technical Writing: Develop, write, review, revise, and maintain security program standards and procedures for NERC CIP compliance. Conduct research and work in collaboration with SMEs to validate PG?s policies, standards, plans, processes, and procedures to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements. Thoroughly capture basis and background information in supporting documentation for the transition to NERC CIP v5. - Reviews: Perform independent Technical Reviews and/or cross-discipline Reviews of guidance documents drafted by others. review temporary procedure changes prior to permanent incorporation. Screen procedure change requests for suitability and clarity, and provide feedback when needed. review proposed design changes for potential procedure impact. Participate in project and/or schedule development to coordinate and integrate procedure support with the activities of other site organizations. Collaborate with Legal Department to finalize compliance documents. Prepare executive materials to achieve compliance documentation approvals. Complete company compliance publication process for approved documentation. - process Improvement: provide general guidance and Technical assistance to other team members in areas of expertise. Assist line organizations with general procedure issues. Participate in event investigations, process Improvement teams, benchmarking, and industry working groups. Participate in development and maintenance of security program policies, standards, and procedures.Blackstone Talent Group is a division of Blackstone Technology Group, a global IT services and solutions firm that implements technological solutions across commercial industry verticals and the US Federal Government. Blackstone?s global talent augmentation practice was founded in 1998. Blackstone Talent Group has offices in San Francisco, Denver, Houston, Colorado Springs, and Washington, DC. We specialize in providing clients the best talent across a variety of industries and sectors.EOE of Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabilities