Partial Remote - Technical Writer

Expert Technical Writing, FISMA, NIST
Contract W2, 12+ Months Contract
Depends On Experience
Telecommuting available Travel not required

Job Description

CompuGain is an Information Technology and Business Consulting firm providing project-based solutions, software solutions and professional staffing services. –



Note: Remote work? One-two days a week works.

          They like this person to be on-site full-time in the beginning.

          They can work from home occasionally once they are up to speed.


Job Description:


  • We are looking for brilliant technical writers to help support documentation of technical systems, standard operating procedures, processes and deliverables for our Federal Civilian customer.
  • Your technical system administration and business intelligence background will enable you to work in close partnership with engineering and technical support teams.
  • You must thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.
  • To succeed in this role, you must be a fearless generalist with a strong technical background.
  • You will document, broadly and deeply, technical systems, internal procedures, and other deliverables as needed as well as support documentation for Assessment and Authorizations and Audits.



  • Work with internal teams to obtain an in-depth understanding of the systems / processes / procedure and the documentation requirements
  • Write technical and process documentation for various audiences, including but not limited to manuals/procedures (system, end-user, training), white papers, design specifications, test plans, business correspondence, etc.
  • Collaborate with development team to write essential internal documentation that builds shared understanding
  • Learn complex technical information and communicate it in a readable, concise, and accurate manner to both technical and non-technical persons.
  • Coordinate shared content and deliverables with other writers
  • Required Education and Experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in Systems Engineering, business, or related fields plus five (5) years of related experience;
  • Masters and three (3) years or more experience ;


Required Qualifications:

  • Speaks and writes fluent, grammatically correct English
  • 3+ years of researching and writing excellent documentation and examples for senior system administrators, business analysts, and/or developers
  • Ability to manage multiple, competing priorities in a fast-paced, constantly changing environment
  • Strong oral and written communication skills across all levels
  • Self-starter and problem solver
  • Proven working experience in technical writing of software documentation
  • Ability to quickly grasp complex technical concepts and make them easily understandable in text and pictures
  • Basic familiarity with the SDLC and software development
  • Ability to communicate IT, networking, and security concepts to personnel at all levels of experience and responsibility


Preferred/Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience with  technical tasks including software development, code configuration and management, UNIX/Linux/Windows system administration tasks, asset management, security, networking, and distributed server environments
  • Experience with SQL, data analytics, and business intelligence tools
  • Understanding of FISMA and NIST standards; Assessment and Authorization skills a plus.
  • Master’s degree in Systems Engineering, business, or related fields.
  • Experience in developing technical solutions
  • Working knowledge of  enterprise architecture


Additional Skills:

  • Strong time management and multitasking skills; attention to detail
  • Experience working with multiple high priority tasks simultaneously
  • Comfortable documenting and defining system details
  • Senior level documentation and reporting skills
  • Experience as a government contractor


Clearance Requirement:

  • Ability to obtain a Public Trust Clearance (High)


Thank you for your time and consideration  


Praveen Kumar Vaante


13241 Woodland Park Rd - Suite 100

Herndon, Virginia 20171


Dice Id : RTL61687
Position Id : 18-02101
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