Technical Writer (Junior) - Space Systems Command

    • Modern Technology Solutions
  • Colorado Springs, CO
  • Posted 60+ days ago | Updated 11 hours ago


On Site
USD 55,000.00 - 70,000.00 per year
Full Time


Health insurance
Development testing
Artificial intelligence
Cyber security
Integration testing
Software deployment
Solution delivery
Management reporting
Communication planning
Software development
Release notes
Configuration Management
Security clearance
Government contracts

Job Details

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Modern Technology Solutions, Inc. (MTSI) is searching for a Technical Writer (Junior) to support United States Space Force (USSF). This position will be located in Colorado Springs, CO

Why is MTSI known as a Great Place to Work?
  • Interesting Work: Our co-workers support some of the most important and critical programs to our national defense and security.
  • Values: Our first core value is that employees come first. We challenge our co-workers to provide the highest level of support and service, and reward them with some of the best benefits in the industry.
  • 100% Employee Ownership: we have a stake in each other's success, and the success of our customers. It's also nice to know what's going on across the company; we have company wide town-hall meetings three times a year.
  • Great Benefits - Most Full-Time Staff Are Eligible for:
    • Starting PTO accrual of 20 days PTO/year + 10 holidays/year
    • Flexible schedules
    • 6% 401k match with immediate vesting
    • Semi-annual bonus eligibility (July and December)
    • Company funded Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) - a separate qualified retirement account
    • Up to $10,000 in annual tuition reimbursement
    • Other company funded benefits, like life and disability insurance
    • Optional zero deductible Blue Cross/Blue Shield health insurance plan
  • Track Record of Success: We have grown every year since our founding in 1993
Modern Technology Solutions, Inc. (MTSI) is a 100% employee-owned engineering services and solutions company that provides high-demand technical expertise in Digital Transformation, Modeling and Simulation, Rapid Capability Development, Test and Evaluation, Artificial Intelligence, Autonomy, Cybersecurity and Mission Assurance.

MTSI delivers capabilities to solve problems of global importance. Founded in 1993, MTSI today has employees at over 20 offices and field sites worldwide.

For more information about MTSI, please visit .


Modern Technology Solutions, Inc. (MTSI) is searching for a junior Technical Writer to support United States Space Force (USSF) by developing software in support of Space Systems Command (SSC) Cyber Operations Branch rapid agile development of defensive cyber solutions to protect, defend, and respond to both ground and space based cyber adversarial threats. A successful candidate should be a leader and problem solver with a proven ability to deliver superior results as part of a high performing team in a fast-paced environment.

Role and Responsibilities:

As a Junior Technical Writer with MTSI, your development activities at the Cyber Operations Branch program office adhere to Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe). SAFe offers proven, integrated principles, practices, and competencies to implement lead, agile, and DevOps at scale. Additionally, this program office personifies DevSecOps which automates the integration of security at every phase of the software development lifecycle from initial design, through integration, testing, deployment, and software delivery. These development efforts shall result in two deployable defensive cyber solutions to protect, defend, and respond to USSF mission systems.

Your essential job functions will include but may not be limited to:

Reviews, plans, and evaluates network communications systems. Provides documentation/project tracking and management reporting. Provides tactical and strategic input on overall network communications planning and related projects. Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures.


Required skills:
  • At least two year (2) relevant experience
  • Experience or knowledge in the following Areas:
    • Software development release notes, documentation configuration management, technical document creation and editing
Desired skills/experience:
  • Relevant DoD and/or Industry work experience in Space Systems Command
  • Experience with Cyber Operations Branch (SSC/SZYO) program office

Minimum Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree and 2 year's related professional experience; or High School diploma and 3 years related professional experience.
  • Must possess an active DoD Secret Clearance. A Top Secret (TS) security clearance (with SCI and SAP eligibility) is HIGHLY desired.
Location/Travel Requirements:
  • Place of work is Colorado Springs, remote work opportunity is limited. You may be required to travel periodically, less than 10%.
The pay range for this position i n Colorado is $55,000/year to $70,000/year; however, base pay offered may vary depending on established government contract rates, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience, and other factors. MTSI also offers a full range of medical, financial, and other benefits, dependent on the position offered. This information is provided per the Colorado Equal Pay Act. Base pay information is based on market location. Applicants should apply via MTSI's internal or external careers site




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