Technical Writer 2

Annapolis Junction, MD
Technical Writer – 0008-0021 /
Full-time /
About ARSIEM Corporation

At ARSIEM Corporation we are committed to fostering a proven and trusted partnership with our government clients.  We provide support to multiple agencies across the United States Government.  ARSIEM has an experienced workforce of qualified professionals committed to providing the best possible support.

As demand increases, ARSIEM continues to provide reliable and cutting-edge technical solutions at the best value to our clients.  That means a career packed with opportunities to grow and the ability to have an impact on every client you work with. 

ARSIEM is looking for a Technical Writer 2. This position will support one of our Government clients in Annapolis Junction, MD.


    • Responsible for preparing, reviewing, revising, and maintaining technical documents, including software and systems engineering, system operations, testing, and user documentation.
    • Writes and edits technical documentation for the project's hardware and software, including installation, configuration and how-to documentation.
    • Creates code documentation for software; produces implementation guides and end-user guides for capabilities; provides field, data definition, and data flow documentation and formats technical publications from pamphlets, technical drawings, and consultations with technical personnel and other available resources.

Minimum Experience

    • Six (6) years of experience as a TW in programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity is required.
    • Bachelor's degree in a technical discipline from an accredited college or university is required.
    • Four (4) years of additional TW experience may be substituted for a bachelor's degree.


    • Assist in preparing and maintaining operations documentation, user guides and manuals and technical publications
    • Understand basic concepts (including basic grammar concepts), responsible for writing technical copy for various types of documents
    • Gather technical information, prepares written text
    • Maintain a current internal documentation library.
    • Use multiple word processing and presentation tools such as MS Word, PowerPoint, Visio etc.
    • Prepare and maintain operations documentation, user guides and manuals and technical publications.
    • Work with developers to produce quality documentation and training materials.
    • Work on all phases of documentation.
    • Understand basic concepts and write technical copy for various documents for a program/project of similar complexity.
    • Prepare reports, responses, and briefings targeted to various audiences.
    • Coordinate layout and design of documents.
    • Research highly technical subject matter, organize information from multiple sources, and express technical information in written form that is understandable to a wide audience.
    • Under general direction, write technical copy for various documents for a program/project of similar complexity.
    • Apply concepts for technical writing based on engineering drawings, technical information from engineering documentation, consultations with engineers and subject matter experts, and other sources.
    • Produce defense acquisition documentation, user manuals, training manuals, and other documentation utilized by the end-user community of DoD electronic equipment and systems.
    • Interpret engineering and maintenance drawings and operational procedures to understand and blend large quantities of computer-related information.
    • Produce technical documentation for Cryptologic programs or projects developing analytic tradecraft methodologies.
    • Apply technical manual standard NSA DS-89 to work products
Clearance Requirement: This position requires an active TS/SCI with a polygraph. You must be a US Citizen for consideration.
Candidate Referral: Do you know someone who would be GREAT at this role? If you do, ARSIEM has a way for you to earn a bonus through our referral program for persons presenting NEW (not in our resume database) candidates who are successfully placed on one of our projects. The referrer is eligible to receive the sum for any applicant we place within 12 months of referral. The bonus is paid after the referred employee reaches 6 months of employment.

ARSIEM is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age, or any other federally protected class.