Technical Writer 3 - Secret/Uncleared

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Advertising/Marketing/Public Relations


NCI is a leading provider of enterprise solutions and services to U.S. defense, intelligence, health and civilian government agencies. NCI's AI solution, Shai(tm), scales humans with artificial intelligence by empowering the workforce to meet their mission by using best in class AI solutions coupled with our exceptional service offerings. Working with strategic partners, NCI is committed to bringing commercial innovation to missions of national importance. NCI is a mid-tier systems integrator headquartered in Reston, VA, and operates at locations across the globe.

NCI has been designated a 2020 Military Friendly Employer by


NCI: Technical Writer III writes, edits, and rewrites manuscript copy for reference manuals, operations manuals, user manuals, and programming manuals for software and computer operations. Coordinates with programmers and software engineering to verify knowledge of subject in preparation for writing assignment. Oversees preparation of illustrative material, selecting drawings, sketches, diagrams, and charts. May assist in preparation and layout of work for publication.

Other Qualifications:

  • Experience writing end-user software documentation, especially in a Government/DoD environment.
    Exceptional written and visual communication skills; knowledge of English grammar and usage; the ability to 'make the complex simple.
  • Experience participating in cross-functional Agile development teams.
    Knowledge of HTML and CSS.
  • Familiarity with UX principles; user advocacy.
  • Ability to apply standard accessibility practices to documentation.
  • Proven understanding of Agile practices including sprint planning, backlog refinement, prioritization, scrum, and retrospectives.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills; experience collaborating with partners across many areas and departments, including product management, UX, sales/marketing, and customer support.
  • Qualifications


  • Years of Experience: 5+ Years.
  • Minimum Education: BS/BA
  • Physical Requirements:

    This position requires the ability to perform the below essential functions:

  • Sitting for long periods
  • Standing for long periods
  • Ambulate throughout an office
  • Ambulate between several buildings
  • Travel by land or air transportation 5%
  • It is the policy of NCI to provide equal opportunity in recruiting, hiring, training, and promoting individuals in all job categories without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected class or category as may be defined by federal, state, or local laws or regulations. In addition, we affirm that all compensation, benefits, company-sponsored training, educational assistance, social, and recreational programs are administered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or gender identity. It is our firm intent to support equal employment opportunity and affirmative action in keeping with applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. NCI is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

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