National Security Memorandum (NSM) Technical Writer

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


Peraton is hiring a National Security Memorandum (NSM) 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 an NSM Technical Writer on our team you will support the customer’s effort to improve the nation’s Cybersecurity of the Federal Information Systems. You will:

  • Support the preparation, review, revision, and maintenance of customer issuances: Operational Directives, Memos, Congressional Notifications, Emergency Directives, and technical documents.
  • Conduct and facilitate the document review/revision process to reconcile comments. Document and maintain comments matrix noting resolution. Coordinate comment adjudication with SME, author and/or the customer team.
  • Coordinate and track the Staff Processing Form (SPF) process with Action Officers for signature.
  • Write and edit technical documentation for all office issuances. Produce how-to documentation and job aids for customer processes and procedures. Create and produce SOPs for customer processes, including SSOR, process flow documentation and format publications, technical drawings, in consultation with SME 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.

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.

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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 eligible to participate in an attractive bonus plan.

Peraton Overview

Peraton is a next-generation national security company that 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, highly differentiated solutions and technologies to protect our nation and allies. Peraton operates at the critical nexus between traditional and nontraditional threats across all domains: land, sea, space, air, and cyberspace. The company serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies and supports every branch of the U.S. armed forces. Each day, our employees do the can’t be done by solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers. Visit to learn how we’re keeping people around the world safe and secure.

Target Salary Range

$112,000 - $179,000. This represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.


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