• Technical Writer

    Location USA-MD-Linthicum
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(8/3/2018 9:13 AM)
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Technicians/Technical Support
    Hiring Company
    General Dynamics Mission Systems
  • Basic Qualifications

    Bachelor's degree in a related specialized area or field, or equivalent is required plus a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience.



    Required Skills:

    • Experience authoring various types of documentation
    • Experience performing process improvement activities
    • Experience analyzing and editing business and/or technical processes
    • Ability to learn quickly with a demonstrated track record of meeting deadlines
    • Meticulous attention to detail, organizational, and time management skills
    • Experience engaging/interacting/collaborating at all levels of an organization
    • Proficient in MS applications (SharePoint, Power Point, Excel, Outlook, Word, Project)
    • Strong interpersonal and problem solving skills
    • Excellent written communication skills
    • Excellent organizational skills


    Department of Defense Secret security clearance is required at time of hire. Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.




    Responsibilities for this Position

    General Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening for a Technical Writer.  This position provides an opportunity to further advance the cutting-edge technology that supports some of our nation’s core defense/intelligence services and systems.  General Dynamics Mission Systems employees work closely with esteemed customers to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions.


    The candidate will act as the Vulnerability Disclosure Program (VDP) Process and Project Administrator to capture and develop all guidance documents from draft to implementation, and manage related project tasks.  This position requires flexibility to shift under changing demands, process improvement focus, problem solving skills, the ability to multi-task and prioritize, and successfully work independently and as part of a team.


    Desired Skills:

    • Experience authoring Operating Instructions
    • Experience working with MS Project Schedule
    • Experience creating process workflows
    • Experience working with contractual service level agreements
    • ITIL Foundation v3 and/or PMP
    • Experience with CMMI and/or CMMI certification
    • Experience with AFH 33-337 Tongue and Quill



    13 years of professional experience without a degree; or 5 years of professional experience with a Bachelors degree from an accredited college in a related discipline, or equivalent experience/combined education; or 3 years of professional experience with a related Masters degree; or no experience required with a related PhD or JD. Consideration should always be given for the level of specific domain expertise.

    Company Overview

    General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) engineers a diverse portfolio of high technology solutions, products and services that enable customers to successfully execute missions across all domains of operation.  With a global team of 13,000+ top professionals, we partner with the best in industry to expand the bounds of innovation in the defense and scientific arenas.  Given the nature of our work and who we are, we value trust, honesty, alignment and transparency.  We offer highly competitive benefits and pride ourselves in being a great place to work with a shared sense of purpose.  You will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded.  If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we invite you to join our high performance team!


    General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce.  EOE/Disability/Veteran


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