• Technical Writer/Editor III

    Job Locations US-VA-Portsmouth
    Posted Date 1 month ago(9/20/2018 7:05 AM)
    Requisition ID
    Category (Portal Searching)
  • Overview


    Tyto Athene (formerly Black Box Government Solutions) is a full service integrator focused on helping clients to accelerate their ability to make decisions by providing ubiquitous and secure access to enterprise information throughout their operating environment. Tyto Athene uses a myriad of technologies, innovative thinking, and proven processes to deliver successful outcomes for its clients worldwide.

    Tyto Athene is seeking a qualified Technical Writer and/or Editor III with extensive experience supporting IT Managed Services programs for Federal Government Agencies, including, but not limited to the Department of Defense and/or Department of Energy.



    The Technical Writer/Editor III supports Tyto Athene by working closely with the Program and Project Managers, as well as Engineering Staff to create technical and coherent content for deliverable documentation. This position will also support field operations and senior leadership by working with the Program Manager to develop content for the contract, as site conditions and requirements dictate. Specific Duties include:

    • Support Tyto Athene in the development, preparation, and presentation of written content and project deliverables.
    • Collaborate with the Program Manager and team to develop content format and structure.
    • Develop deliverable format, structure and content after consulting identified data item description (DID) documentation for requirements.
    • Support soft and hard copy production of the deliverable documentation.
    • Edit and re-write engineering and management inputs to ensure the reader will have a clear and concise understanding of what is being proposed or designed.
    • Ensure that formats, font size, page count etc. are consistent with the Government requirements as described in the solicitation documents.
    • Verify that response is consistent with the customer requirements.
    • Participate and lead content review and editing processes.
    • Develop status reports; collect information and updates from key personnel and project teams managing the processes and consolidate for management reporting.
    • Other duties as assigned.


    Experience / Qualifications: Ten (10) years of experience in the DoD Network and Communications or Information Technology field, to include:

    • Writing/editing technical documentation, procedures and guidelines for C4ISR systems or equipment.
    • Familiarity with the Navy’s Shore Installation Process Handbook V4 and NAVNETWARCOM Instruction 12271.1 not required but preferred
    • Familiarity with Department of Defense Information Assurance Certification and Accreditation Process, Risk Management Framework, and Federal Information Security Management Act not required but preferred
    • A valid driver’s license is required
    • The ability to obtain and hold secret clearance is required
    • Must be a US Citizen

    Education / Certifications:  BA degree in English, Journalism, or Technical Writing.






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