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Senior Technical Writer - C4ISR at ADGA Group Consultants Inc.

Senior Technical Writer - C4ISR

ADGA Group Consultants Inc. Gatineau, Quebec Full Time
Company Description

Founded in 1967, ADGA is a privately owned and operated Canadian company. We employ over 700 highly skilled team members who apply their knowledge and expertise in service delivery of advanced technology solutions for clients in the Defence, Security and Enterprise Computing markets across Canada. Celebrating over 50 years in business, we are proud to be one of Canada’s most trusted professional engineering and consultancy firms.

Our clients continue to rely on ADGA to provide subject matter expertise, and quality talent to fulfill their business objectives. We have done so successfully by anticipating and responding to the constant changes in technology, and evolving with agility.

Our culture of commitment, trust, and accountability guides our business, fosters our growth, and is at the core of our relationships with clients, employees and consultants. Whether your projects are complex, large-scale requirements, or dependable, professional resources to execute on time, and on budget, you can count on ADGA to deliver. We are dedicated to your success.

Job Description

We are currently looking for a Senior Technical Writer to support a long term engineering project lead by ADGA.

Tasks will include:

  • Write and/or summarize technical documents for a variety of different audiences (i.e. engineering, system manager, end-user)
  • Translate technical documentation and technical data package material between both official languages.
  • Document help text, user manuals, technical documentation, web page content, etc.
  • Review documentation standards and the existing project documentation.
  • Determine documentation requirements and makes plans for meeting them.
  • Gather information concerning the features and functions provided by the developers.
  • Assess the audience for the documents/manuals which are required and prepare a statement of purpose and scope for each.
  • Develop a table of content for each document/manual and write or edit the required content.
  • Investigate the accuracy of the information collected by making direct use of the material being documented.
  • Prepare or coordinate the preparation of any required illustrations and diagrams.
  • Design the layout of the documents/manuals, including application of specific formatting specifications such as Canadian Forces Technical Orders (CFTO) formatting.
  • Use word-processing, desk-top publishing and graphics software packages to produce final production-ready copy.
  • Produce high quality technical documentation in a variety of formats and tools.
  • Advise on the appropriateness, applicability and effectiveness of specific technical documents, formats, notations and technologies; and
  • Perform any other work related to this category.


  • Must have proof of University Degree or College Diploma in any discipline.
  • Minimum of 5 years of demonstrated experience within technical writing on Military Command and Control Systems. 
  • Minimum of 2 years of demonstrated experience within the last 4 years in the preparation of business correspondence and reports in the field of Information Technology. 
  • Must have experience performing each of the following tasks:
    • planning, researching, gathering information and authoring technical documentation such as Statement of Requirements System Specifications, and User Manuals and Guides.
    • proofreading technical documents created by others
    • analyzing material, such as specifications (technical Statement of Work/Requirement) notes, drawings, writing manuals, user guides and other documents to explain the requirement clearly and concisely. 

Additional Information

  • Contract length potential - 5 years with the potential for a multi-year extension. 
  • Must hold a valid 'Secret' clearance to start (will process for candidates that are being strongly considered) and will need the Controlled Goods Certificate at point of hire. 
  • Full grids/matrices will be provided on individual basis.

ADGA commits to putting diversity into action to build a stronger, more representative team and help our customers and communities thrive. We are a proudly Canadian and woman-led company, striving to further diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace and provide every individual with the opportunities and resources to help them reach their full potential.

ADGA s'engage à mettre la diversité en action pour bâtir une équipe plus forte et plus représentative et aider nos clients et nos communautés à prospérer. Nous sommes une entreprise fièrement canadienne, dirigée par une femme. Nous nous engageons pour promouvoir la diversité, l'équité et l'inclusion dans le milieu de travail et d'offrir à chaque personne les possibilités et les ressources qui lui permettront de réaliser son plein potentiel.

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