Technical Writer - Level 2

Clear Ridge Defense - Fort George G Meade, MD

Clear Ridge Defense is seeking a TS/SCI cleared professional with 6+ years of experience to serve as a Technical Writer, Level 2 for a position in Fort Meade, MD.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Understand basic concepts (to include basic grammar concepts), responsible for writing technical copy for various types of documents
  • Assist in preparing and maintaining operations documentation, user guides and manuals, and technical publications
  • Gather technical information; prepare written text
  • Maintain a current internal documentation library
  • Use multiple word processing and presentation tools such as MS Word, PowerPoint, Visio, etc.
  • Understand basic concepts and write technical copy for various types of documents for a program/project of similar complexity
  • 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 developers to produce quality documentation and training materials
  • Coordinate layout and design of documents
  • Work on all phases of documentation
  • Under general direction, write technical copy for various types of documents for a program/project of similar complexity
  • Apply concepts for technical writing based on engineering drawings, technical information from engineering documentation, consultations with engineers and subject matter experts, and other available sources
  • Produce defense acquisition documentation, user manuals, training manuals, and other documentation utilized by the end-user community of DoD electronic equipment and systems
  • Interpret engineering and maintenance drawings, operational procedures to understand and blend large quantities of computer related information
  • Research highly technical subject matter, organizes, information from multiple sources, and express technical information in written form that is comprehensively to a wide audience of readers
  • Produce technical documentation for Cryptologic programs or projects developing analytic tradecraft methodologies
  • Apply technical manual standard NSA DS-89 to work products

Required Experience

  • Six (6) years’ experience as a Technical Writer in programs and contracts of similar scope, type and complexity.
  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical discipline from an accredited college or university. Four (4) years of additional Technical Writing experience may be substituted for a Bachelor’s degree.
  • TS/SCI clearance with polygraph 

Additional Information

Come learn how we take care of our team, and why we were ranked Inc. 5000 Magazine’s #140 Fastest Growing Company nationwide – ranking #5 in Maryland and #7 in Government Services! And see how we were ranked a 2020 Top Workplace by the Baltimore Sun!

Clear Ridge Defense is the premier service solutions provider supporting the Service and Joint cyberspace operations and intelligence community in three core areas of expertise:

  • Cyber Systems & Software Engineering
  • Cyber Intelligence & Operations Planning
  • Security Risk Analysis, Mitigation & Training
  • All delivered by highly talented and focused team members that are supported by an unmatched professional and family-oriented culture that leverages and builds on sound, proven principles.

Benefits Snapshot:

  • 100% Fully-Covered Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • 100% Fully-Covered Short-Term and Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • 100% Fully-Covered Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Competitive and Flexible Paid Time Off (PTO) / Leave
  • 10 Paid Federal Holidays
  • $500 New Uniform Bonus for Transitioning Military
  • Monthly Tax-Free Cell Phone Stipend
  • Monthly Tax-Free Gym Wellness / Streaming Subscription Stipend to include Amazon Prime, Netflix, Audible, etc.
  • Competitive 401k Matching to plan for retirement
  • Free financial advising from qualified experts
  • Annual $5,000 Training Allotment
  • One-of-a-kind Referral Program: $5,000 per referral OR $250/mo indefinitely, with no limit to number of referrals
  • Business Development and Client Expansion Bonuses
  • Monthly Company-Paid Socials and Events


Posted On: Friday, October 15, 2021



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