Technical Writer Job at Peraton, Washington DC

  • Peraton
  • Washington DC

Job Description


The Technical Writer is responsible for creating and writing various types of user documents, including how-to guides, references, manuals, cheat sheets, or instructions.

  • Explain scientific and technical ideas in simple language.
  • Work with customers to translate their functional requirements into detailed technical specifications.
  • Ensures new and existing publications follow established documentation procedures.
  • Leads internal process documentation.
  • Evaluates existing publications for quality, relevancy, and accuracy.
  • Responsible for creating documents from technical information provided by technical staff or ensuring documents produced by technical staff are consistent with formats and standards.


  • Minimum bachelor’s degree and five years in a technical or lead writing role
  • TS/SCI with Polygraph clearance
  • Proven ability to distill complex information into clear, concise text
  • Demonstrated excellent writing and grammar skills and ability to work independently and deliver accurate content under deadline pressure
  • Proven experience designing and delivering developer-oriented documentation as well as working directly with development teams
  • Experienced using multiple tools to develop base templates and manipulate output styles
  • Possess a thorough understanding of software development (SDLC), IC ITE, Risk Management Framework (RMF), and other key contract terminology

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

$104,000 - $166,000. This represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.

Job Tags

Contract work,

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