• Technical Writer

    Job Locations US-MD-Rockville
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Technical Writing
    Public Trust
    Work Authorization
    US Citizens, preferred
  • Overview

    We are looking for candidates to fill the following Technical writer position for the Department of Homeland Security, Office of Biometric Identity Management (OBIM).


    Additional Information:

    • Location: Rockville MD and potential part-time telework
    • Salary: Dependent upon experience
    • Security Clearance: Must be able to obtain a DHS Public Trust clearance
    • Available: within 30 days


    • Gathers, analyzes, translates and composes technical information into clear, readable documents to be used by technical and non-technical personnel.
    • Composes technical documents including, user's manuals, training materials, installation guides, proposals, and reports.
    • Edits functional descriptions, system specifications, user’s manuals, special reports, or any other customer deliverables and documents.
    • Conducts research and ensures the use of proper technical terminology.


    • Education: Bachelors in IT, Business, Computer Science, Writing, Cyber or related discipline
    • Experience working in an Agile environment required.
    • 5+ years of experience in Technical Writing required, preferably in the federal space on a development project.



    • MS Word, MS Project, MS Excel, MS SharePoint
    • Atlassian JIRA & Confluence
    • Experience developing, reviewing, updating and briefing Technical Specifications
    • Understand and maintain system business rules
    • Ability to review and comment on XML schemas desirable


    VariQ is an equal opportunity employer.


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