InfoReliance Technical Writer (Cyber) in Arlington, Virginia

InfoReliance is hiring!!!

Technical Writer

Location: Arlington, VA

Requirements: US Citizenship AND Minimum Top-Secret Clearance

Technical Writer will be supporting a mission critical, government-wide cybersecurity program, including developing and editing documentation related with security assessments of federal information systems. This program supports a Specialized Information Assurance and System Security Engineering program in support of our National Security client.

In this position, you will a be supporting a team of analysts, engineers and other security professionals who contribute to the development, implementation, and assessment of defensive measures and associated systems that protect the .GOV and .COM critical infrastructure communities.

The client’s mission is to execute the information security officer’s responsibilities for securing the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of data through people, processes, and technology. InfoReliance is the Prime for this contract and provides the client with cyber security oversight, risk management assessment and authorization services.

The scope of the position includes being the technical writer and editor of technical and programmatic documentation. You will work directly with a team of security engineers and analysts who conduct security assessments and testing to validate security controls identified by the government and Security Requirements Traceability Matrix (SRTM) and Security Retirements Guide (SRG) developed under this contract. Systems are assessed to insure compliance and reduce vulnerabilities. The technical writer assists with the creation of a number of technical reports and documents such a Security Assessment Reports (SAR), Risk Assessment Reports (RAR), Rules of Engagements (ROE). As the technical Writer for the program, you will develop standards for documentation to include templates with proper headers and footer, assist in the development of change management and revision control leading practices. Follow and implement Classification markings and portion markings on classified documentation. Programmatic documents includes creating and editing MS Word and Excel as well as editing and developing impactful Power Point presentations.

  • In this role, you will use your technical, organizational and writing skills to meet the customers mission and ensure the success of this key program for InfoReliance

  • We are seeking an accomplished, creative and self-motivated individual who enjoys working with program management and technical personnel to produce a variety of technical and program documents ranging from Unclassified up to Top Secrete SCI.

  • Establish the look to include fonts, headers, footers, content formatting of all program documentation to include standards and templates

  • Editing includes formatting, punctuation quality reviews

  • Work directly with the technical team to take technical data and incorporate it into a report/document in a way to present the information in a concise manager without changing the meaning the information provided. This often requires the writer to interview the Engineers, Assessors or Analysts to obtain the information and intended message.

  • You will be working within a secure facility.

  • Your ability to develop and maintain credibility and trust with your team will be critical to your success.

  • Work collaboratively with technical experts to gain knowledge

  • Translate complex concepts and solutions into multiple types of documents (requirements, compliance, SOPs, test results, etc.)

  • Combine disparate materials into documents that flow logically and speak with one voice

  • Work with contributors to resolve content issues or gaps

  • Maintain version control for documentation

  • You will be part of the growing team of cyber security professionals in the delivery of services. The Technical Writer will support the Program Manager in activities that include:

  • Documentation support to a team consisting of InfoReliance employees, subcontractor staff, responsible for all aspects of Task delivery.

  • You will develop, cultivate relationships with the client and InfoReliance program team

  • Delivering tasking on time as scheduled.

  • Participate in meetings and reviews to keep informed and be prepared for writing tasks/deliverables from persons or groups within and outside of the program team.

  • Assist in development documentation methodology and procedures, Standard Operating Procedures (SOP)

  • With technical team support, develop, RAR, SAR, POA&M reporting

  • Generate meeting minutes and action items from Technical Exchange Meetings with the government PMO and service providers.

  • Edit and enhance contractual deliverables such as Program Management Plans (PMP), Monthly Status Reports (MSR) and Test Plans.

  • Provide status updates to Project Manager for the Integrated Master Schedule (IMS)

  • Conducting meetings, tracking issues, decisions, action items, and following-up between meetings to drive issues to closure.

  • Travel by air may be required throughout the United States, CONUS. Frequency is approximately 2 weeks per year.

Day-to-Day Responsibilities include:

  • Apply federal and organizational directives.

  • Support federal information system documentation to include:

  • System Security Plan (SSP)

  • Security Concept of Operations (SECONOPs),

  • Architectural overviews

  • System Security Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) documents for performing assessments/security activities.

  • System configurations for devices and software performing security-relevant functions

  • Vulnerability and penetration test results

  • Security incident reports

  • System security performance metrics

  • Review system security and programatic documentation, recommend improvements

  • Participate in the development or program related documentation

  • Support the review and editing of all documentation prior to delivery to client.

Job Requirements

All InfoReliance employees are Consultants First and are absolutely committed to our clients’ success. You must be a results-oriented professional with a proven ability to overcome challenges and a passion for excellence. Working for InfoReliance is an opportunity for the right person to make an impact – both for our client and for the company.

In order to be successful in this job, we expect you to have the following skills and experience:

  • 5+ years’ experience in relate work

  • Superior interpersonal, communication, presentation, and writing skills.

  • Expertise working directly with executive and senior-level clients

  • Proven ability to effectively manage multiple work streams, competing requirements and multiple schedules and to facilitate coordination and reconciliation between different stakeholders with the aim of delivering a comprehensive solution that meets and exceeds expectations

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field or equivalent work experience

  • Experience with NIST 800-53 and CNSSI 1253 security controls, assessment, compliance audits is highly desirable

  • Minimum 5 years of Microsoft Windows and Office experience.

  • Strong desktop publishing skills utilizing Microsoft Word

  • Experience with industry writing style such as grammar, sentence form, and structure.

  • Strong initiative, detail oriented, organizational skills, aptitude for analytical thinking

  • Ability to multi-task in a deadline oriented environment

  • Demonstrated ability to work well independently and as a part of a team

  • Excellent work ethic and a high commitment to quality

Additionally this position requires the following:

  • Final Top Secret clearance with eligibility for SCI access is required to support the contract

  • Must successfully complete the government’s security process

Thank you for taking the time to read about our opportunity and to consider InfoReliance for your career. We look forward to talking with you about this position.

For over 17 years, InfoReliance has delivered technology solutions across the federal, commercial and public sector markets. Our mission is to solve complex business problems for our customers through innovative and cost-optimized technology solutions. InfoReliance is a provider of IT consulting and services that may include cloud computing, software engineering, and cybersecurity solutions.

InfoReliance is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. InfoReliance is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all job seekers. If you are an individual with a disability unable to use our online tools to search and or apply for jobs, please call 703-246-9360 and provide your contact information for Recruiting Department Manager, or send specific email to careers@inforeliance.com. This option is reserved only for individuals who are unable to use the online tools due to a disability or medical issue. It is not intended for other purposes or inquiries. For more information, visit www.inforeliance.com. #IR