Technical Writer - Security Policy

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Major e-commerce site has a contract need for is searching for an experienced Technical Writer and Project Coordinator to assist with the update and development of their information security policy suite.

The ideal candidate will be able to absorb large quantities of raw technical material, scope it, organize it and produce excellent results both independently and collaboratively. This person will also be adept at developing new documentation models as well as writing to established standards, and he/she will have proven ability to write to all level audiences, from the newest application user to the most senior developer or engineer, from the business decision maker to the hands-on technician.

This person will be responsible for delivering technical documentation in the form of security policies, standards, guidelines and processes that are easily understood throughout the corporation. He/she will partner with Expedia's security architecture team to align support procedures, service levels, communication, and processes.

- Schedule & coordinate policy SME interviews and policy acceptance processes
- Interview architects and subject matter experts to create and update policies, standards and guidelines within our existing security policy suite
- Translate technical information into easily understood, non-technical standards
- Socialize policies and process to relevant parties through communication and training
- Shepherd policies and standards through approval process
- Manage versioning and tracking of policies
- Provide status and reporting
- Administrate SharePoint policy management site
- Update and develop document templates as necessary to facilitate ongoing knowledge capture
- General communications such as interview notes and status reporting

Skills Required
- 3 years of experience writing policy and other technical content
- Proven ability to decipher complex technical material and reframe it for improved accessibility
- Excellent communication skills
- Professional-level experience with writing and content development tools such as Microsoft Word
- Knowledge of MS Project and SharePoint applications
- Experience in Compliance, Technology, or Technical Standards Management is highly desirable
- Excellent planning, research, organization, and coordination skills
- Ability to work independently, across groups, and as a leader to achieve results
- Cooperative and collaborative team player with strong analytical problem-solving skills
- Degree in computer science or related field
- Audit or security related project work experience