Business Analyst / Technical Writer (secret required) - Scott Air Force Base, IL

Clearance Level
Functional Experts
O'Fallon, Illinois

REQ#: RQ129091

Travel Required: None
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular

Join General Dynamics Information Technology’s Defense Division to provide software development support on a highly collaborative, fast-paced, growth-focused program. As a software developer, you will be responsible for designing, documenting, implementing, and maintaining custom applications for a Government customer. Successful candidates must have a strong understanding of DOD cloud governance and cloud application services for DOD customers. We are looking for Business Analyst / Technical Writer who holds active secret clearance at Scott Air Force Base in O'Fallon, Illinois.

The key responsibility would be to create and help maintain technical and end-user documentation for new and existing applications for future maintenance and updates.

Additional duties include:

  • Preparation, review, revision, and maintenance of technical documents including software and systems engineering, system operations, testing, and user documentation

  • Write and edit technical documentation for all of the project’s hardware and software to include installation, configuration and how-to documentation

  • May need to create standardized and update templates for Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), Tactics, Techniques and Procedures (TTPs) produces implementation guides and end-user guides for capabilities.

  • Apply concepts for technical writing based on engineering drawings, technical information from engineering documentation, consultations with developers and subject matter experts, and other sources.

  • Research highly technical subject matter, organize information from multiples sources, and express technical information in written form that is comprehensible to a wide audience of readers.

  • Create and help maintain technical and end-user documentation for new and existing applications for future maintenance and updates.


  • DOD Active Secret Clearance required

  • BA/BS or equivalent degree or related field and 5+ years of Technical Writing experience or related 9+ years’ experience

  • Knowledge of the principles and practices involved in technical research, writing, and editing.

  • Knowledge of and ability to use various word-processing and desktop publishing software applications.

  • Knowledge of the organization’s products and services, customer requirements, purpose and structure of required documentation, and end user’s level of understanding.

  • Effective communications skills.

  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite.

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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 the status of the federal contractor mandate and 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.