Technical Writer/Editor

at General Dynamics Information Technology in Texarkana, Texas, United States

Job Description

Type of Requisition: Regular

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Secret

Job Family: Technical Documentation

GDIT is seeking a Technical Writer/Editor to support a $100M+ US Navy program that provides full spectrum Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Combat Systems, Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (C5ISR) technical support to the warfighter in the Continental United States (CONUS), Outside the Continental United States (OCONUS), and in hazardous areas. These critical C5ISR solutions will support a broad range of Department of Defense (DoD) and non-DoD customers, including joint forces commands and disaster recovery/first responders.

In support of this program, GDIT will perform and provide computer systems engineering services to perform tasks in support of assigned Distance Learning (DL) related technologies and systems including Learning Management Systems (LMS) and Knowledge Management Systems (KMS) support.

Program tasking includes provisioning of infrastructure (hardware, software, and cloud services), infrastructure operational support, content development and training, software development, maintenance and enhancement, and some Help Desk support. The GDIT team will supply a full range of system capabilities to include all infrastructure and unique implementation elements. Additionally, the team will develop knowledge sharing strategies and techniques, and deploy various custom systems, that will support distance education and training content, and instructor led training, and producing professional training.

Duties of this position may include:

+ Writes technical materials, such as equipment manuals, appendices, or operating and maintenance instructions. May assist in layout work.

+ This can include the following:

+ Develops, writes and edits material for reports, manuals, briefs, instructions books, catalogs and related technical and administrative publications.

+ Assists in collecting and organizing information required for preparation of user’s manuals, training materials, installation guides, proposals, and reports.

+ Edits functional descriptions, system specifications, us

+ Understand basic concepts including grammar, for writing technical copy for various types of documents

+ Gather technical information and prepare written text

+ Maintain a current internal documentation library

+ Prepare and maintain operations documentation, user guides and manuals, and technical publications

+ Prepare reports, responses, and briefings targeted to a wide range of audiences

+ Work with Cybersecurity Analysts to produce quality documentation and training materials

+ Coordinate layout and design of documents

+ Documents shall employ style sheets, templates, and other built-in capabilities that ensure accurate, clear, understandable material for readers and for presentations

+ Work on all phases of documentation, and ensure documents are properly added to the correct repositories, manuals, special reports, or any other customer deliverables and documents.

+ A journeyman level person typically performs all functional duties independently.


+ Secret clearance

+ Bachelor’s degree or Six (6) years of additional work experience related to the applicable labor categories; required experience may be substituted for a bachelor’s degree or Associate degree plus four (4) years of additional work experience related to theapplicable labor categories; required experience may be substituted for a bachelor’s degree.

+ 3 or more Years of Experience in Technical Writing

+ To qualify, the candidate must meet these basic qualifications: – Excellent Written Communications Skills- Ability to write with minimal supervision technical materials, such as equipment manuals, appendices, or operating and maintenance instructions. – Ability to assist in layout work.


Experience with various Desktop Publishing Tools

- Demonstrated innovative thinking and follow through

- Demonstrated rapid response to customer requests

- Experience in researching new/emerging technologies

This position requires being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by December 8, 2021 or the start date, if after December 8.

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.

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Job Posting: JC186780180

Posted On: Jun 30, 2021

Updated On: Oct 24, 2021