Cybersecurity Technical Writer, Government Security Clearance Required

Clearance Level
Interim Secret
Sterling, Virginia

REQ#: RQ106009

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Public Trust: SSBI (T5)
Requisition Type: Regular

Are you highly organized, results driven, and looking for your next challenge?  Do you enjoy captivating stakeholders with information that affects decisions?  Do you want to change how customers manage risk tactically, operationally, and strategically?  Moreover, do you want to be a part of a cybersecurity team breaking new ground for our program?  Then we have an opportunity for you! 

GDIT is seeking a Cybersecurity Communications Specialist/Technical Writer for one of our comprehensive cybersecurity programs in the national capitol area. The Communications Specialist/Technical Writer will primarily focus on documentation and communication activities for a greenfield Commercial Solutions for Classified Systems (CSfC) solution.  The successful candidate must have experience developing and editing technical documentation in large or government organizations.  The position works closely with project managers and technical staff to develop communication templates, standard operating procedures and optimize work instructions, among other tasks. The successful candidate will be able explain complex technical information in a clear and concise manner.  The candidate must have strong analytical skills and demonstrate attention to detail and the ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment.  The position is part of the CSfC program team. 


  • Perform key communication activities and be motivated to adopt the new solution quickly and to confidently explore new functionality in the future.
  • Write technical materials, such as equipment manuals, appendices, or operating and maintenance instructions.
  • Advise and create layout work, including graphic development.
  • Possess and apply expertise on multiple complex work assignments.
  • Assignments may be broad in nature, requiring originality and innovation in determining how to accomplish tasks.
  • Operate with appreciable latitude in developing methodology and presenting solutions to problems.
  • Contribute to deliverables and performance metrics where applicable.
  • Create, edit, modify, and maintain version control of forms/documents and SOP to ensure timely updating of policies, procedure, process, and the identification of issue items
  • Provide technical writing for template, ad hoc reports and meeting minutes.
  • Provide IT change management and problem solving for consistent documentation update, facilitation, coordination, and communication management of issues
  • Work with management to recommend and implement best practice solutions, enhancing the process improvement
  • Ensure technical documentation is accurate, complete, meets editorial and client specifications and adheres to standards for quality, graphics, coverage, format, and style

 Required Qualifications

  • BS in journalism, English, business or communications and knowledge in document standards such as US Government Publishing Office Style and document templates in following NIST RMF and Accreditation artifacts.
  • 2+ years of experience in technical requirements writing in an IT infrastructure environment
  • Experience developing technical graphics
  • Strong planning and organizational skills
  • Ability to facilitate meetings with cross-functional stakeholders
  • Ability to manage, prioritize, and coordinate multiple tasks
  • Work experience in tech environments performing technical writing and editing functions
  • Advanced skill in word processing, presentation, and spreadsheet software, such as Microsoft Office, Excel and PowerPoint, etc.
  • Impeccable written English skills
  • Strong team player with outstanding communication, organization, and interpersonal skills
  • Strong customer advocate mentality
  • Ability to learn new technologies quickly
  • Exceptional communication skills with an emphasis on interpretation and documentation
  • Ability to write, document, and maintain Policies, Processes, and Procedures as related to account responsibilities
  • Top Secret clearance capability

 Desired Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of the customization of Commercial Solutions for Classified, CSfC
  • Experience working at Department of State





COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement: To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, 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.

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.