30+ days ago


Lexington, MA


Position Summary

Our client supports the United States Air Navy in many mission areas. A significant area is in developing Blue Force Situational Awareness (BFSA) in the radiofrequency (RF) domain. In support of these efforts, the client builds and operates BFSA engineering prototypes, and coordinates with the Signature Management (SIGMAN) Program of Record in transitioning these prototypes into production systems. The client requires one (1) full time Technical Writer to assist with development of formal hardware and software technical documentation, writing manuals and developing Interface Control Documents (ICDs) of software and hardware systems, and in producing Project Reports documenting our research and engineering activities.



Duties include, but not limited to: 

• The client seeks a Technical writer to support complex systems-level documentation for software defined systems, RF receivers and real-time control.• Support hardware and software technical documentation for client systems and subsystem drawings schematic diagrams, module hardware diagrams and equipment photographs to be included in the formal technical manuals.• Responsible for ensuring that the organization of all material appearing in the Technical manual, Operator's Manual, System Manual and Software Manual is of the correct content, outline, format, style along with the presentation of text, tables, photographs, line drawings and screen captures.• Support all required equipment views and photographs of new hardware as well as revisions to hardware as they become available for incorporation into the system.• Provide support to incorporate any updated information into the system Operator's Manual using photographs and associated descriptions of control and indicators.• Generate Detailed Block Diagrams and wiring diagrams for various chassis and subsystems.• Generate hardware Functional Block Diagrams (FBDs) of the various chassis and subsystems and updates the block diagrams as needed.• Generate software data flow diagrams such as maps and associated spreadsheets to be incorporated into the Software Manual.• Assist with converting electrical/electronic block diagrams into user-friendly presentations.• Assist with converting contemporaneous notes from field exercises into formal Project Reports documenting and summarizing results.




MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS• Must be a U.S. citizen with ability to obtain and maintain a secret clearance• MS plus 3 years minimum experience, or BS plus 5 years minimum experience• Candidate must have previous experience as a technical writer• Candidate must have experience working with complex systems level design• Previous experience with software defined systems, RF receivers and transmitters, and technical report generation is required• Candidate must be comfortable dealing with technical end users• Strong Excel, Publishing Tools, Web application and office tools is required• Experience with electrical/electronic schematics and mechanical diagrams• Candidates will be expected to bring a portfolio or examples of technical writings to any requested interviews


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS • Experience using digital cameras is preferred


WORKING LOCATIONS & ADDITIONAL INFO• Location: Lexington, MA• Travel: Infrequent • Employment Status: Full-Time Employee with full benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision, STD, LTD, PTO, Retirement)• Other: All candidates must also successfully pass a Commercial Background Investigation (CBI). Investigation (CBI).

This job posting sets forth the authorities and responsibilities of this position, which may be changed from time to time as shall be determined.


Company Overview

Odyssey Systems Consulting Group, is an innovative small business committed to providing world-class technical, management, and training support services to government and public sector clients. We focus on people, processes, and performance to deliver superior results. Since our inception in 1997, our commitment to mission success and customer satisfaction has been recognized with exponential growth and exceptional past performance ratings. We accept challenging assignments and drive projects from the planning stages, through implementation, and into operations and support.


Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

About the Company

Odyssey Systems Consulting Group, Ltd.

Established in 1997, Odyssey Systems Consulting Group, Ltd. is a leading provider of management, analytical, and technical support services for government and private-sector customers. Odyssey delivers innovative solutions in response to complex and challenging customer requirements.

Our portfolio of successful projects demonstrates our ability to efficiently plan, staff, and manage efforts of all scopes and sizes. Our employees provide tailored functional expertise in technology, engineering, and management principles. We offer vast experience in acquisition strategy development and document generation; source selection support; cost, schedule, and performance management; systems engineering and analysis; risk management; cost/benefit and earned value analysis; computer-based training development; communication planning and operations; and lifecycle sustainment and product support. Odyssey also offers research and acquisition support services to the DoD medical domain, leading DoD medical mission support through several prime services contracts.

A six-time Inc. 5000 honoree, Odyssey has earned recognition on the 2019 Inc. 5000 as one of the most successful companies in America. In Inc.’s annual guide to the 5,000 fastest-growing privately held companies in the U.S., we were ranked #162 in the Government Services category, delivering a wide range of services to DoD customers and beyond.

Company Size

1,000 to 1,499 employees


Aerospace and Defense

Employee Benefits

401K, Employee Events, Employee Referral Program, Flexible Spending Accounts, Gym Memberships, Life Insurance, Maternity/Paternity Paid Leave, Medical, Dental and Vision, Military Leave, On Site Cafeteria, Paid Holidays, Paid sick days, Parking , Professional Development, Retirement / Pension Plans, Tuition Reimbursement, Vacation/paid time off