Documentation Specialist - Senior – TS/SCI required

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


Technical Documents

Technical Knowledge

REQ#: RQ174953
Requisition Type: Regular
Your Impact

Own your opportunity to work with the largest government agency in the nation. Make an impact by advancing the Department of Defense’s mission to keep our country safe and secure.

Job Description

Documentation Specialist - Senior – TS/SCI required

Transform technology into opportunity as a Documentation Specialist - Senior with GDIT. A career in enterprise IT means connecting and enhancing the systems that matter most. At GDIT you’ll be at the forefront of innovation and play a meaningful part in improving how agencies operate.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Documentation Specialist - Senior you will help ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work depends on Documentation Specialist - Senior joining our team to support the US Army Intelligence and Security Command (INSCOM).


  • Responsible for preparing and/or maintaining systems, programming, and operations documentation, procedures, and methods including user manuals and reference manuals.
  • Maintains a current internal documentation library.
  • Provides or coordinates special documentation services as required. Competent to work at the highest level of all phases of documentation.
  • May act as project leader for large jobs.
  • Is responsible for the preparation, review, revision, and maintenance of technical documents including software and systems engineering, system operations, testing, and user documentation
  • Writes and edits 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; provides field, data definition, and data flow documentation and formats technical publications from pamphlets, technical drawings, and consultations with technical-personnel and other available resources
  • Writes technical copies for various types of documents for a program/project
  • Applies concepts for technical writing based on engineering drawings, technical information from engineering documentation, consultations with engineers and subject matter experts, and other available sources.
  • May produce defense acquisition documentation, user manuals, training manuals, and other documentation utilized by the end-user community of DoD electronic equipment and systems.
  • Collaborates with Technical Subject Matter Experts (SMEs)  to interpret and document engineering and maintenance drawings, operational procedures to understand and blend large quantities of computer related information.
  • 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.
  • Researches and evaluates new concepts and processes to improve performance.. Assists more junior level technicians, specialists, and managers in their activities. Can perform all tasks of lower level technicians, specialists, and/or managers.
  • Provides guidance and direction to lower level technicians, specialists, and managers.
  • Work independently or lead teams preparing and maintaining highly complex systems, programming and operations documentation, procedures and methods. Provide expert oversight of technical writing and editing to all phases of acquisition and technical documentation for the Program, Project, or Contract. Act as project leader for projects with complex or voluminous documentation and may provide or coordinate special documentation services as required.


  • Education: Bachelor's degree with 12 years of experience or Master’s degree with 10 years of experience
  • Required Experience: 5-8 years of related experience preparing and editing technical documentation.
  • Security Clearance Level: TS/SCI
  • Required Skills:
    • 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
  • ​Certifications: Desired: Certified Professional Technical Communicator and ITIL 2011
  • Location: On Customer Site
  • Additional:
    • Candidates must be willing and able to attain a CI Polygraph for certain positions as determined by the contract
    • Position may require lifting of objects (i.e. IT Hardware), reaching/bending/kneeling (i.e. plug in cables) and other moderately strenuous activity
    • Travel may be required to support the mission


  • 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

10 + 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 $116,979 - $38,219. 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.
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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.