Technical Writer - 100% Remote


Technical Writer - 100% Remote


Position Description:

  • CGI Federal is seeking to hire a Technical Writer to translate highly technical data and information into simplistic, grade school language for end users of complex IT systems and projects.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

  • As a Technical Writer, you will take highly technical documentation, data, and information and transform it into simple language for system end users to comprehend.
  • Responsibilities include:
  • Use a variety of word processing, spreadsheet, graphics and scheduling tools.
  • Gather and convert data into a written narrative.
  • Liaise with technical team members to comprehend the technical nuances of a system or application.
  • Write, edit and deliver a broad range of written materials (e.g., end user documentation, brochures, fact sheets, scripts, presentations).
  • Establish and comply with industry standard style guides for various written documentation.
  • Develop and deliver client-ready materials for end users and stakeholders.
  • Develop content in compliance with AP style and other guidelines.
  • Review outreach material for stylistic and formatting consistency.
  • Review and edit content developed by other members of the team.


Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

  • Due to the nature of the government contract requirements and/or clearance requirements, US citizenship is required and the ability to obtain a Public Trust clearance.
  • 1+ years of preparing strategic communications (i.e. Press Releases) experience required.
  • Associate’s degree or 2 year technical school in computer science, electronics engineering or other engineering/technical discipline required.
    • Or, 4 years of additional relevant experience may be substituted for education.
  • Experience preparing technical system documentation and end user documentation.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Experience working in a client-facing consultative role preferred.
  • Ability to meet deadlines.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel, SharePoint).

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Location: Remote
Date Posted: March 02, 2023
Application Deadline: April 03, 2023
Job Type: Full-time