Cyber Emerging Technologies Technical Writer

Job Locations US-MD-Linthicum
Requisition ID
Position Category
Other / Technical
Top Secret/SCI w/Poly
Cyber Mission


Peraton is hiring a Cyber Emerging Technologies Technical Writer to join our Cyber Mission business unit in Jessup, MD. As a technical writer on our team, you will support one of the largest enterprise-wide Engineering contracts within the Intelligence Community. This is a full-time position requiring 1880 hours of support per year; and work is performed at the customer site. As a Cyber Emerging Technologies Technical Writer on our team, you will support the customer’s effort to leverage critical and emerging technologies for defensive mitigation.  You will:

  • Create guidance and technical documents/briefs and Issue papers to customer and DoD leaders,
  • Prepare, review, revise and maintain technical documents including software and systems engineering, system operations, testing and user documentation,
  • Write and edit technical and code documentation for all project hardware and software, to include installation, configuration, and how-to artifacts,
  • Provide field data definition and data flow documentation and format technical publications from pamphlets, technical drawings, and collaboration with technical personnel and other available resources.


Individual Capabilities/Experience Required:

  • Six (6) years of experience as a Technical Writer in programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity is required. Bachelor's degree in a technical discipline from an accredited college or university is required.
    • Four (4) years of additional TW experience (at least 10 total years) may be substituted for a bachelor's degree.
  • Experience documenting systems, and systems of systems in accordance with systems engineering standards and practices.
  • Position requires TS/SCI clearance with polygraph.

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Individual Capabilities/Experience Desired:

  • A basic understanding of customer compliance rules and policies would be ideal but selected individual will be provided formal customer compliance policy training upon assignment to the task.

Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.


Peraton is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state, or local law.

Peraton offers enhanced benefits to employees working on this critical National Security program, which include heavily subsidized employee benefits coverage for you and your dependents, 25 days of PTO accrued annually up to a generous PTO cap and participation in an attractive bonus plan.


Peraton Overview

Peraton drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the world’s leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted and highly differentiated national security solutions and technologies that keep people safe and secure. Peraton serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies across the intelligence, space, cyber, defense, civilian, health, and state and local markets. Every day, our employees do the can’t be done, solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers.

Target Salary Range

$146,000 - $234,000. This represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.

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An Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Veteran.


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