Technical Writer / Accreditation Manager - TS/SCI w. Polygraph

Clearance Level
Top Secret SCI + Polygraph
Intelligence Training
Linthicum, Maryland
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success

Customer Training

People Management

Product Support

Strategic Objectives

REQ#: RQ173998
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

Ensure the safety and security of our nation as a Technical Writer / Accreditation Manager at GDIT. You’ll apply the latest assessments and product support to deliver actionable certifications for the Intelligence Community. Here, your work will have meaning and impact as you deliver your best every day.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Technical Writer / Accreditation Manager, you will help ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work depends on developing and maintaining certifications for accreditation.


● Develop products/documentation that incorporate content provided by subject matter experts and prepare documentation and communications related to certifications, including preparing for accreditation
● Build, maintain, and update the Cryptologic and Cybersecurity Certification Program information and ensure that it reflects mission, policy, doctrine, tactics, techniques, and procedural changes, as appropriate

● Keep documentation up to date as changes occur and to maintain accreditation including developing, incorporating additions, deletions, or changes into the Cryptologic and Cybersecurity EBoW, EBoK, certification frameworks, blueprints, schema, procedures, candidate publications, and other documents as appropriate
● Prepare staffing packages and other documentation for Cryptologic and Cybersecurity Certification Program Governance Council and other councils, boards and for management approval
● Produce the Cryptologic and Cybersecurity Certification Program Design Documents (PDDs) that codify the Cryptologic and Cybersecurity certification programs' policies, processes, and procedures and provide stakeholders visibility into the strategic, operational, and technical elements of a certification program according to the format agreed to and aligned with guidance

● Prepare and submit applications packages and associated documentation for external accreditation of certification programs in accordance with USD (I&S) guidance and respond to related questions and issues

● Manage, track, audit and report on certification maintenance activities in accordance with established and documented procedures. Recommend and assist with implementation of process improvements to increase efficiency and effectiveness, and document accordingly
● Collect, track, and manage records related to certifications including candidate information, test information, statistics, and metrics

● Support the Certification Conferral process including the maintenance of records, development of lists, preparation and staffing of certificates and related notifications

● Support leadership and other stakeholder-directed requests for letters, reports, and other communications-related activities, including the Annual Reports on Cryptologic and Cybersecurity Accreditation and Certification

● Shepherd all work products through appropriate review and coordination activities

● Support miscellaneous activities related to the PMO

● Education: Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Science in a related field
● Required Experience: 3+ years of related experience
● Security Clearance Level: TS/SCI and Polygraph

● Location: On Customer Site
● US Citizenship Required

Preferred Skills:

● At least three (3) years demonstrated experience preparing successful applications packages and maintaining accreditation for certification programs in accordance with the requirements of the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA)

● Proven experience writing, interpreting, applying DoD/IC policy and guidance.

● Strong data/information management skills

● Experience writing test questions for certification assessments

● Experience writing technical materials for the Cryptologic and Cybersecurity communities

● Experience working on certification programs and policy development

● Institute for Credentialing Excellence Certified Credentialing Specialist


● 401K with company match
● Comprehensive health and wellness packages
● Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career
● Professional growth opportunities including paid education and certifications
● Cutting-edge technology you can learn from
● Rest and recharge with paid vacation and holidays

Work Requirements
Years of Experience

3 + years of related experience

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


Travel Required

Less than 10%


U.S. Citizenship Required

Salary and Benefit Information

The likely salary range for this position is $106,250 - $143,750. This is not, however, a guarantee of compensation or salary. Rather, salary will be set based on experience, geographic location and possibly contractual requirements and could fall outside of this range.
View information about benefits and our total rewards program.

About Our Work

We are GDIT. A global technology and professional services company that delivers consulting, technology and mission services to every major agency across the U.S. government, defense and intelligence community. Our 30,000 experts extract the power of technology to create immediate value and deliver solutions at the edge of innovation. We operate across 30 countries worldwide, offering leading capabilities in digital modernization, AI/ML, Cloud, Cyber and application development. Together with our clients, we strive to create a safer, smarter world by harnessing the power of deep expertise and advanced technology.

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.