Technical Writer (GIS)

Clearance Level
Technical Documentation
Springfield, Virginia

REQ#: RQ61455

Travel Required: None
Requisition Type: Regular

Assists in collecting and organizing information required for preparation of user’s manuals, training materials, installation guides, proposals, and other reports and deliverables. Develops, organizes and formats information of technical user's manuals, training materials, installation guides, proposals, and other reports and deliverables. Ability to conduct quality assurance/proofing of project documents.


  • Work with internal teams to obtain an in-depth understanding of the product and the documentation requirements
  • Produce high-quality documentation that meets applicable standards and is appropriate for its intended audience
  • Write easy-to-understand user interface text, online help and developer guides
  • Create tutorials to help end-users use a variety of applications
  • Analyze existing and potential content, focusing on reuse and single-sourcing opportunities
  • Create and maintain the information architecture


  • Bachelors’ or Masters’ degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or equivalent experience.
  • Active TS/SCI Clearance
  • Basic familiarity with the SDLC and software development
  • Experience with  geospatial software products utilizing ESRI’s suite of mapping products (ArcGIS, Arc Server, Arc Map, etc)
  • Proven working experience in technical writing of software documentation
  • Ability to deliver high quality documentation paying attention to detail
  • Ability to quickly grasp complex technical concepts and make them easily understandable in text and pictures
  • Excellent written skills in English
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office
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.