Senior Technical Writer

Clearance Level
Top Secret/SCI
Technical Documentation
Chantilly, Virginia
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success


Executive Briefing

Technical Projects

Written Communication

REQ#: RQ148451
Requisition Type: Regular
Your Impact

Own your opportunity to serve as a critical component of our nation’s safety and security. Make an impact by using your expertise to protect our country from threats.

Job Description

General Dynamics Information Technology is seeking motivated candidates to join our team. We are seeking a Senior Technical Writer who possesses a wide-array skills and the ability to “pivot without mercy” in order to address dynamic customer priorities as they arise.

  • Strong writing abilities are critical, along with the comprehension skills to capture and summarize technical requirements that can be accurately relayed to customer decision makers.  You will attend many senior strategy meetings, record requirements, and author written products to document deliverables.
  • A mastery of Microsoft
  • PowerPoint is a must, as well as a creative ability to craft visually appealing presentations consumed by senior leadership, as well as training and awareness material for an entire global organization.  Presentations must adhere to high levels of detail and messaging must remain on-brand.
  • Organizational skills will be key to identify/document requirements and their associated priorities, track related actions, and report status to senior leadership and individual contributors.
  • Documentation abilities will be leveraged in order to work with engineers and analysts so that standard operating procedures and user manuals are authored and clearly understandable for all consumers.
  • Executive briefing skills are highly desirable and will utilized in order to ensure contract and customer leadership have the necessary situational awareness of the status of all priority projects.
  • A basic understanding of insider threat and counterintelligence fundamentals would be advantageous
  • All work will be performed within a Scaled Agile project management framework in order to incrementally show progress on all customer issued directives.

What sets you apart:

  • Experience working with senior executives and multi-disciplined teams.
  • Comfortability multi-tasking with the ability to quickly adjust to changing priorities
  • Ability to track numerous projects and report on their current status
  • Exemplary verbal and written communication skills
  • Detailed oriented mindset
  • Experience providing training and awareness presentations
  • Ability to comprehend high-level requirements for technical projects
  • Former experience on insider threat an counterintelligence programs, hands-on experience with Vismi, graphic design, website development, Agile Project Management, oral presentation expertise will all serve as major discriminators for our ideal candidate.

TS/SCI required

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS (or equivalent experience), 10+ years of experience

Work Requirements
Years of Experience

9 + years of related experience

* may vary based on technical training, certification(s), or degree


None - None

Travel Required



U.S. Citizenship Required

About Our Work

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

COVID-19 Vaccination

GDIT does not have a vaccination mandate applicable to all employees. To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on customer site requirements.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.