Technical Writer

Arlington, VA
Jan 25, 2022
Jan 28, 2022
Full Time
Job Description Summary: Maximus is seeking a Cyber Security Technical Writer to work on client site in Arlington, VA to write documents and deliverables for a cybersecurity related organization. In this role, you will work with an energetic and dynamic publication team, cybersecurity experts, and creatives to draft technical documents and communication deliverables ranging from evolving cybersecurity threat content to senior leadership summaries. An ideal candidate will display a high degree of initiative and ability to work independently under minimum supervision in a fast-paced and impactful environment.What you will do:Write and/or edit technical documents, including time sensitive cybersecurity bulletins, reports, briefings and presentations, cyber analyst guidance, special reports, and other ad hoc products. Develop outlines and drafts for review and approval by technical specialists and project management ensuring that final documents meet applicable requirements. Research and gather technical and background information for inclusion in published products. Consult relevant information sources, technical documents, and client and project personnel, to obtain background information, and verify pertinent content, technical facts, and guidelines.Provide professional technical writing and editing services on materials such as informational products, presentations, press releases, reports, etc., while complying with DHS style guides and quality control measures. Provide authoring for SOPs, reports, slick sheets, presentations, social media messaging, and other materials as requested. Research highly technical information and gather input from cybersecurity team members.Coordinate stakeholder input, fact-checking, and integration of written text and graphic design. Prepare, design and publish documents and media that are distributed to a large government, national and international user-base. Support the development of targeted and strategic communications collateral (eg, Annual Reports, monthly operational newsletters). What you will need:Experience writing cybersecurity documents and publicationsExperience reviewing and editing work products written by other team members. Excellent writing skills, as well as the ability to communicate and collaborate effectively. Mastery of English grammar, sentences syntax and formatting. Mastery of Microsoft Office products including Word and PowerPoint. US Citizenship required (required by federal government for position). SCI Required.Desired:Display a high degree of initiative and ability to work independently under minimum supervision in a fast-paced environmentCustomer service orientation with strong leadership, interpersonal, organizational, problem-solving, and strategic thinking skillsKnowledge of cybersecurity terminology, indicator types, actors, and TTPsKnowledge of policy, current events and issues impacting critical infrastructureAs a large employer and Federal contractor, Maximus is subject to various vaccine mandates across our lines of business. Maximus is committed to complying with any applicable vaccine mandates. The specific vaccine requirements for this position will be outlined throughout the selection process. Individuals who believe they may qualify for a medical or religious accommodation will have the opportunity to apply for an accommodation following an offer of employment. Job Summary: This job is reserved for Attain only. Attain job description is under review. MAXIMUS Introduction: Since 1975, Maximus has operated under its founding mission of Helping Government Serve the People, enabling citizens around the globe to successfully engage with their governments at all levels and across a variety of health and human services programs. Maximus delivers innovative business process management and technology solutions that contribute to improved outcomes for citizens and higher levels of productivity, accuracy, accountability and efficiency of government-sponsored programs. With more than 30,000 employees worldwide, Maximus is a proud partner to government agencies in the United States, Australia, Canada, Saudi Arabia, Singapore and the United Kingdom. For more information, visit EEO Statement: EEO Statement: Active military service members, their spouses, and veteran candidates often embody the core competencies Maximus deems essential, and bring a resiliency and dependability that greatly enhances our workforce. We recognize your unique skills and experiences, and want to provide you with a career path that allows you to continue making a difference for our country. Were proud of our connections to organizations dedicated to serving veterans and their families. If you are transitioning from military to civilian life, have prior service, are a retired veteran or a member of the National Guard or Reserves, or a spouse of an active military service member, we have challenging and rewarding career opportunities available for you. A committed and diverse workforce is our most important resource. Maximus is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Maximus provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disabled status.