Technical Editor/Writer

Clearance Level
Top Secret
Technical Documentation
Columbia, Maryland

REQ#: RQ66577

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Pipeline

Join General Dynamic Information Technology’s (GDIT’s) Defense Division to provide Technical Writing services for an exciting new contract. As a Technical Writer/Editor, you will be responsible for researching, preparing, and editing technical documents.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Assists in collecting and organizing information for the preparation of user manuals, training materials, installation guides, proposals, and reports.
  • Edits functional descriptions, system specifications, user manuals, special reports, or any other customer deliverables or document, conducting research and ensuring the use of proper technical terminology,
  • Translates technical information into clear, readable documents to be used by technical and non-technical personnel; utilizes the standard help compiler to prepare all on-line documentation (for applications built to run in a Windows environment), and assists in performing financial and administrative functions.
  • Prepares and maintains operations documentation, user guides, manuals and technical publications.
  • Prepares reports, responses, and briefings targeted to a wide range of audiences.
  • Works with developers to produce quality documentation and training materials.
  • Coordinates layout and design of documents.
  • Works on all phases of documentation; assists in the preparation of documents and supports the development of contract deliverables and reports.
  • Capable of managing several different tasks from several different requestors at one time.


  • Active Top Secret clearance and Active Secret will be considered
  • 2+ years of related experience
  • AA or BS/BA degree
  • Able to travel 5-10% to VA/MD/DC area
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.

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.